African Development Bank Presidential Candidates Reveal Visions, Priorities for Bank

April 20, 2015

The African Development Bank is holding what may be the most open and competitive selection process for the leader of a global institution (see Todd Moss’s blog about it here). As we’ve done in the past for the EBRD, IMF, World Bank, and WHO, CGD decided to put potential AfDB leaders in the spotlight. Not only did they face questions from experts in the room but also from African citizens via video — giving those most affected by AfDB operations direct access to ask questions and have their concerns heard. Check out our recap below.


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