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Governance experts to examine issues related to the United States of Africa
Addis Ababa, 31 April 2009 (ECA) - A high level panel of governance experts will on May 7 in Addis Ababa examine issues and challenges related to the idea of a United States of Africa at the African G..
Economic crisis: Janneh shares Africa’s response with Asian, Pacific countries
Bangkok, Thailand, 29 April 2009 (ECA) – UN Under Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Mr. Abdoulie Janneh, has said that the current economic downtur..
ECA calls on African scientists to use ICT to shield continent from global crisis, initiate growth
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 29 April 2009 (ECA) - A senior official of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) today called on African scientists to develop scientific proposals on how governments of the ..
Geographic information systems: a new weapon in the fight against HIV/AIDS
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 27 April 2009 (ECA) - Some 150 participants attending an international workshop on the use of geographic information systems in the fight against the HIV/AIDS pandemic today ide..
ECA reiterates SG’s commitment to involve staff in review of UN Secretariat regulations
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 27 April 2009 (ECA) - The XXIV session of the General Assembly of the UN global staff federation (CCISUA) kicked off in Addis Ababa today with assurances that the staff union wo..
Experts to discuss role of subnational entities in efforts to achieve MDGs
Addis Ababa, 26 April 2009 (ECA) - High-level policy makers, experts from African countries and representatives of development agencies will meet in Abuja from 7 to 9 May to explore how to enhance the..
500 scientists set to examine Africa’s technology, innovation performance
ECA Press Release No. 23/2009
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 24 April 2009 (ECA) - Over 500 scientists from Africa and the world have confirmed their participation in the forthcoming First Session of the Com..
The Ethiopian Minister of Agriculture urges African Leaders to endorse the Continental Framework and Guidelines for Land Policy
ECA Press Release No. 22/2009
Addis Ababa Ethiopia, 24 April 2009 (ECA) – The Ethiopian Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mr.Tefera Derebew called for the endorsement of the Draft Framew..
A new ECA Report proposes ways to mainstream health equity in the development agenda
ECA Press Release No. 21/2009
Addis Ababa Ethiopia, 22 April 2009 (ECA) – Equity-focused policies and programmes can curb infant mortality, maternel mortality and HIV/AIDS, says a new report release..
Gender Mainstreaming Workshop Opens at ECA
Addis Ababa, 21 March 2009 (ECA) – An Inception Workshop on Mainstreaming Gender into Trade Policies opened Tuesday 21 April at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) in Addis Ababa, ..
Experts review draft Framework and Guidelines on Land Policy in Africa
ECA Press Release No. 20/2009
Addis Ababa Ethiopia, 20 April 2009 (ECA) – The review of the draft framework and guidelines on land policy in Africa began in Addis Ababa Ethiopia today, paving the way..
ECA Eastern Africa office bills experts’ meeting for April 27 in Victoria, Seychelles
ECA Press Release No. 19/2009
Kigali, Rwanda 16 April 2009 (ECA) - The UN ECA Subregional Office for Eastern Africa (SRO-EA) will hold its 13th Intergovernmental Committee of Experts (ICE) meeting f..
Development Partners Commit over $US1 billion of Funding at North-South Corridor Conference
ECA Press Release No. 18/2009
Addis Ababa, 14 April 2009 – Africa’s development partners have committed more than US $1 billion to upgrade road, rail and port infrastructure under the North-South Pil..
Africa is making progress, but the pace is still slow, says the 2009 MDGs Report
ECA Press Release No. 17/2009
Addis Ababa, 9 April 2009 – The 2009 Report on Assessing Progress towards Attaining the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in Africa’s region acknowledges progress on a..
African Experts meet to review 2009 Report on assessing progress towards attaining the MDGs
ECA Press Release No. 16/2009
Addis Ababa, 8 April 2009 – The African Union Commission (AUC), the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) have jo..
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