Africa is not immune to current global financial slowdown – UNECA boss
  Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 27 February 2009 - The Deputy Executive Secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Africa, Ms Lalla Ben Barka, today told a Conference on Economic Trends and Investment Opportun..
Climate Change and Aid for Trade Dominate ECA Partners Forum
  Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 27 February 2009 – Despite not having contributed to the global problem of climate change, Africa is suffering the most from its effects and the industrialized countries should ..
High transport costs, bribery, long delays impede intra-African trade - report
  Walvis Bay, Namibia 26 February 2009 – It is not just h igh transport costs that impede intra-regional and external trade in the Africa sub-region; bribery and long delays on the trade corridors are a..
Technology planning can help Africa prepare for the new competition frontier - Economist
  ECA Press Release No. 12/2009
Nairobi, Kenya, 25 February 2009 - A senior African economist has stated that technological planning provides African economies with an opportunity to prepare themselves..
ECA and UNCTAD Course Highlighted Key Issues on International Economic Agenda
  ECA Press Release No. 10/2009
Cairo, Egypt, 23 Feb 2009 – Better understanding of the infrastructure necessary to foster competitiveness and the relevance of transportation to trade and key issues in..
African media chart course on NEPAD news coverage
  ECA Press Release No. 11/2009
Addis Ababa, 20 February 2009 - The first Regional Media Dialogue between officials of the African Union Commission, the NEPAD Secretariat, representatives of UN agencie..
African parliamentarians to explore how to take advantage of the digital revolution
  ECA Press Release No. 9/2009
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 19 February 2009 - The conference on Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) that opens in Kigali, Rwanda from 3 – 5 March, 2009 will pro..
Experts Say Africa Needs Stronger ICT and E-Government Strategies
  ECA Press Release No. 08/2009
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 17 February 2009 – Africa still lags far behind other regions of the world when it comes to digital governance, experts were told during a meeting..
Workshop on e-government development opens in Addis Ababa Tuesday
  ECA Press Release No. 7/2009
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 16 February 2009 – A capacity development workshop for senior policy makers, practitioners and experts on e/m government initiatives opens in Addis ..
GPAD Announces Anti-Corruption E-Discussion
  ECA Press Release No. 6/2009
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 13 February 2009 -- The Governance and Public Administration Division (GPAD) of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) announces ..
Financing for Development in Africa: Expert Group meets in Abuja
  ECA Press Release No. 5/2009
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 13 February 2009 – An ad-hoc expert group meeting on Financing for Development and Fiscal Policy in Africa opens in Abuja, Nigeria on Monday 16 Febr..
ECA to Promote Africa Financial Integration Report in Ghana
  Addis Ababa, 05 February 2009 (ECA) – The UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) has scheduled a promotion session for its bi-annual report on Assessing Regional Integration in Africa on 11 Februar..
African Leaders Want More Say in the Management of Current Global Financial Crisis
  ECA Press Release No. 04/2009
Addis Ababa, 03 February 2009 (ECA) – African leaders today expressed the need for the continent to be given a greater say in how the international community plans to de..
United Nations Secretary-General Outlines Peace and Security and Conflict Resolutions Priorities in Africa
  Addis Ababa, 02 February 2009 (ECA) – Right now is a critical period in Africa’s search for development and great security and the United Nation’s efforts on the continent reflect this high priority, ..
UN Secretary General Urges African Leaders to Focus Efforts on Peace, Development
  ECA Press Release No. 03/2009
Addis Ababa, 02 February 2009 (ECA) – The Secretary-General of the United Nations, Mr. BAN Ki-moon today told African leaders that recurrent regional conflicts tend to d..

   
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