Addis Ababa hosts African Innovation Framework Workshop
  Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 29 June 2009 (ECA) - A two-day consultative workshop on developing an African Innovation Framework opened in Addis Ababa, today to chart the way towards developing a concrete and..
Experts adopt report calling for increased productivity and competitiveness.
  ECA Press Release No. 36/2009
Lusaka, 25 June 2009 (ECA) – Experts called on Southern African governments to adopt innovative ways of increasing productivity and improving business competitiveness.
Current crisis could wash away years of achievements, says new report
  Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 24 June 2009 (ECA) - The 2009 edition of the African Economic Outlook (AEO) was launched at the UNECA Conference Centre in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia this morning with renewed warnin..
Report Highlights Differences in the Way Crisis Affects African Regions.
  Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 24 June 2009 (ECA) – The 2009 edition of the African Economic Outlook report provides an useful snapshot of how the current economic crisis is affecting different regions of Afr..
Experts call on Governments to Domesticate the Development Agenda.
  ECA Press Release No. 35/2009
Lusaka, 24 June 2009 (ECA) – African governments must design and implement policies that trigger a process of capital accumulation in their countries, according to Mr. E..
ECA lecture series revisits the Stern Review on Climate Change, stresses why Africa should care
  Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 22 June 2009 (ECA) – The effects of climate change would cost the world an estimated loss of at least 5% of global gross domestic product (GDP) each year, if nothing is done, Mr..
African Ministers of Economy, Finance and Planning call for bold action to tackle the financial crisis
  Joint AU/ECA Press Release
Addis Ababa, 10 June 2009 – Africa must take “bold and swift” action in order to cushion the impact of the financial and economic crisis currently affecting the continent.
Conference of Ministers of Finance Opens in Cairo with a Call to Use Economic Crisis to Reshape Policies
  Joint AU/ECA Press Release
Cairo 7 June 2009 – A good crisis should not go unexploited, and Africa should exploit the current crisis to reshape its dealings with the outside world, reshape African po..
Experts Call on African Governments to Work with Development Partners to Combat Capital Flight and Recover Embezzled Assets Outside Africa
  Joint AU/ECA Press Release
Cairo 6 June 2009 – African Experts meeting in Cairo, Egypt within the framework of the Second Joint Annual Meetings of the AU Conference of Ministers of Economy and Financ..
The five United Nations regional commissions cooperate on energy efficiency
  Press Release ECE/SED/09/P03
Geneva, 5 June 2009 - On 4 June 2009, representatives from the five United Nations regional commissions, the Economic Commission for Europe (ECE), Economic and Social Com..
Experts Debate Policy Options for Beating Economic Crisis
  Joint Press Release
Cairo, 4 June 2009 - African experts on economic issues held a day-long debate Wednesday 3rd June on policy measures necessary to tackle the current economic crisis. The debate t..
African Experts Meet in Cairo to Discuss Fiscal Policy for Domestic Resource Mobilization
  Joint Press Release
Cairo, 02 June 2009 – The Deputy Minister of Finance of the Arab Republic of Egypt, H.E. Mr. Hany K. Dimian, has called on African countries to use fiscal policy for contingency p..

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