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IDA21 Summit

Introduction

The International Development Association (IDA) for Africa Heads of State Summit will be held on 29th April 2024 at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC) in Nairobi and will be co-hosted by the Government of Kenya and the World Bank. The Summit will be preceded by a Ministerial meeting of Ministers responsible for Finance on 28th April 2024 at the same venue.

The information contained in this document is for the benefit of participants and delegates intending to attend the Summit.

General Programme of the IDA for Africa Heads of State Summit

The IDA for Africa Heads of State Summit will run for two days; from 28– 29th April 2024 at KICC.

Day one will be a closed session of Ministers of Finance, their respective Alternates of the World Bank and Executive Directors of the World Bank to review and discuss the Draft Communique in preparation for the Summit.

Day two will be the Summit which will consist of both Open and Closed sessions of African Heads of State and Government and the World Bank Group. The discussions will identify key priorities for financing in Africa and champion for an ambitious financing replenishment of the International Development Association resources that would support transformational development objectives in the African region. The expected outcome of the Summit will be the adoption of the Nairobi Communique.

General Information

The Official working languages for IDA for Africa Heads of State Summit will be: English, French, Arabic, Kiswahili and Portuguese.

The number of seats reserved for each delegation from the 44 Member States at the Ministerial session is (1+4).

The number of seats reserved for each delegation from the 44 Member States at the Plenary session meetings is (1+8).