The Center for Accelerated Women’s Economic Empowerment (CAWEE), represented by its Excecutive Director, being part of the African Community of Practice (AfCoP) platform took part at the 8th annual meeting in Dakar, Senegal, February 20-22, 2017.

The 2017 AfCoP annual meeting was conducted with the theme “Impact and Sustainability of AfCoP.” This annual event, organized with the support of the African Development Bank and the African Capacity Building Foundation, took place at a crossroad when impact and sustainability of the actions expected to undertake by the community need to be demonstrated.

Working on the sustainability and way forward for AfCoP, issue areas of concern were discussed, where the Executive Committee of AfCoP was elected during this meeting. The Executives of the committee were elected in this annual meeting where Ethiopia, represented by the Executive Director of CAWEE, was elected as Treasure of AfCoP.



Nigest elected as treasurer of AfCoP, delivering her remarks



The Newly Elected Executive Committee of AfCoP: President, right, Treasurer middle and Vice President left


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