Global civil society activity in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

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Abidjan is the economic capital of Ivory Coast and one of the most populous French-speaking cities in Africa. According to the 2014 census, Abidjan's population was 4.7 million, which is 20 percent of the overall population of the country, and this also makes it the sixth most populous city proper in Africa, after Lagos, Cairo, Kinshasa, Dar es Salaam, and Johannesburg. A cultural crossroads of West Africa, Abidjan is characterised by a high level of industrialisation and urbanisation.

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Meetings Statistics

From UIA's International Meetings Statistics Report

20 years

Abidjan is ranked #213 over a 20 year period,
with 186 meetings since 1998.


Abidjan is ranked #145 in 2018, with 11 meetings.

Organizations based in Abidjan

African Rural Development Fund Est. 1997

Inter-African Coffee Organization Est. 1960

Maritime Organization of West and Central Africa Est. 1975

African Development Fund Est. 1972

Centre africain de protection environnementale et pour l'assistance

Confédération africaine de handball Est. 1973

Regional African Satellite Communications Organization Est. 1992

Center of Research and Action for Peace Est. 1962

World Federation of Development Financing Institutions Est. 1979

Service chrétien d'appui à l'animation rurale Est. 1994

Proclamation de l'évangile par les médias en Afrique Est. 1989

Convention for Cooperation in the Protection and Development of the Marine and Coastal Environment of the West and Central African Region Est. 1981

African Legal Support Facility Est. 2008

African Institute for Economic and Social Development - African Training Centre Est. 1977

Protocol Concerning Cooperation in Combating Pollution in Cases of Emergency Est. 1981

CropLife Africa Middle East Est. 1980

International Association for Democracy in Africa Est. 1993

Staff Council of the African Development Bank

African Water Association Est. 1980

African Development Bank Est. 1963

African Development Bank Group Est. 1964

African Parliamentary Union Est. 1976

International Cocoa Organization Est. 1973

Africa Rice Center Est. 1970


View More profiles (47 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

Past Events in Abidjan

2019 Biennial Meeting and Scientific Conference – African Association of Insect Scientists
2019 Biennial Congress – West African Linguistics Society
2019 General Assembly – Parliamentary Assembly of the French-Speaking World
2019 Legal and Tax Seminar – World Lottery Association
2019 Mobile 360 Series West Africa Conference – GSM Association
2019 Congress – Confederation of African Athletics
2019 Annual Ibrahim Governance Weekend Forum – Mo Ibrahim Foundation
2019 Workshop on the Preparedness and Response of a Potential Oil Spill – International Maritime Organization
2019 Workshop on Promoting Good Practice in Spill Preparedness and Response – International Maritime Organization
2019 Conference – African Evaluation Association
2019 International Faecal Sludge Management Conference – Sustainable Sanitation Alliance
2018 Forum Annuel Continental des Organes de Gestion des Elections – African Union
2018 Extraordinary General Assembly – Association of African Election Authorities
2018 Annual Plenary Meeting – International Cotton Advisory Committee
2018 Congrès Annuel – Society of Anaesthesiologists of Black Africa - Francophone
2018 Annual Conference – African Union for Housing Finance
2018 JAG : Journées Africaines de la Géotechnique – Trans-national Committee of African Geotechnical Engineers
2018 ECOMOF : ECOWAS Mining and Petroleum Forum – Economic Community of West African States
2018 AYA : African Youth Agripreneurs Forum – African Development Bank
2018 Africa CEO Forum – International Finance Corporation
2018 Workshop on the Global Book Alliance – United States Agency for International Development
2017 ICASA : International Conference on HIV/AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Africa – Society on AIDS in Africa
2017 EU-Africa Summit – Council of the European Union
2017 Leadership for Agriculture Forum – African Development Bank
2017 High level Ministerial Dialogue – African Development Bank

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