PARIS - On Friday 5 July 2024, the OECD Development Centre and the African Union Commission will release the 2024 edition of their joint report Africa’s Development Dynamics. The report explores how African governments, firms and educational institutions can increase the supply of quality skills to create jobs and increase productivity in line with current and future demand. Five regional chapters offer recommendations for skills development in strategic areas including mining, digital technologies, renewable energy and agri-food.

OECD Secretary General Mathias Cormann and Albert Muchanga, Commissioner for Economic Development, Trade, Tourism, Industry and Mining (ETTIM) at the African Union Commission will open the launch event. The event takes place in person and online with English French interpretation.


Panellists participating in the launch include:

Kamel Madouri, Minister of Social Affairs, Tunisia
Hassan Shehata, Minister of Labour, Egypt
Grégoire Owona, Minister of Labour, Cameroon
Utoni Nujoma, Minister of Labour, Namibia
Ragnheiður Elín Árnadóttir, Director, OECD Development Centre
Domenico Rosa, Head of Unit on Strategic Partnerships with Africa and OACPS, European Commission