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ECA Conducts Workshop to review Progress with MDG-consistent National Development Plans
ECA Press Release No. 83/2009
Nairobi, Kenya, 18 December 2009 (ECA) - The fourth meeting of the African Learning Group on Poverty Reduction Strategies and the Millennium Development Goals opened in ..
Few climate data is used in development process in Africa, says Janneh
ECA Press Release No. 82/2009
Copenhagen, Denmark, 16 December 2009 (ECA) - African countries use very little climate data and information in development processes due to weakness in demand for, and ..
Africa requests $10 billion annual start-up climate fund, as COP-15 enters high level segment
ECA Press Release No. 81/2009
Copenhagen, Denmark, 16 December 2009 (ECA) - Prime Minister Meles Zenawi of Ethiopia, speaking on behalf of the African Group, today in Copenhagen proposed the establis..
ECA’s African Climate Policy Centre poised to assist Africa, post-2012
ECA Press Release No. 80/2009
Copenhagen, Denmark, 15 December 2009 (ECA) - The UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has positioned itself to assist African countries in shaping appropriate policy..
Africa’s uneven water distribution calls for stronger regional cooperation, says Janneh
ECA Press Release No. 79/2009
Copenhagen, Denmark, 12 December 2009 (ECA) - The uneven distribution of water resources in Africa warrants stronger regional cooperation and effective water governance ..
Committee Emphasizes Need For ECA’s Role in Increasing Popular Participation in Governance
ECA Press Release No. 78/2009
Addis Ababa, 10 December 2009 (ECA) - In light of the increased role of the public in governance issues, a meeting of governance and popular participation stakeholders e..
New Committee Told African Civil Society Essential for Good Governance
ECA Press Release No. 77/2009
Addis Ababa, 09 December 2009 (ECA) -Political inclusiveness is a core component of good governance, and the addition of people represented by civil society and private ..
Mining Experts and Stakeholders Urged to Take Ownership of Framework Report
Joint ECA-AUC Press Release No. 76/2009
Kigali, Rwanda, 4 December 2009 – Mining experts, policy makers, private sector representatives, civil society organizations and other stakeholders were urged ..
Norway supports ECA’s African Climate Policy Centre with $1 million
ECA Press Release No. 75/2009
Addis Ababa, 04 December 2009 (ECA) - The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs today in Addis Ababa, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Economic Commission o..
The AUC, ECA and key partners call for an institutionalized development dialogue
Addis Ababa, 03 December 2009 (ECA) - Senior officials from the capitals of development partners and policy makers of the African Union Commission (AUC) and the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) co..
Workshop Explores Better Rules for Africa’s Mining Regimes
Joint ECA-AUC Press Release No. 74/2009
Kigali, Rwanda, 02 December 2009 - Efforts to determine the extent to which mining regimes can contribute to sustainable development moved a step further today..
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