Policy makers to convene on “improving civil status information and vital statistics data”
  ECA Press Release No. 59/2010
Addis Ababa, 22 July 2010 (ECA) - Approximately 53 African Ministers responsible for civil registration will convene at the United Nations Conference Centre in Addis Aba..
Resources, cost-effective interventions and partnerships key to achieving maternal and infant health goals, says Janneh at African Union Summit
  ECA Press Release No. 58/2010
Kampala, 22 July 2010 (ECA) - Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has called on African leaders in..
Statement by Mr. Abdoulie Janneh at the 17th Ordinary Session of the AU Executive Council
  Kampala, Uganda
22 July 2010
Government officials, Scientists, and Industry leaders discuss challenges for strengthening technological Innovation in Nigerian Manufacturing
  21 July 2010 -Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Engaging in innovation depends not only on access to knowledge or technology from multinational companies and research institutions, but also on many other factors..
Four major European partners commit to ECA 2010-2012 Business Plan
  ECA Press Release No. 57/2010
Addis Ababa, 19 July 2010 (ECA) -In a major expression of partnership with the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), four European funding partners – Denmark, Norway, Sw..
UN-SPIDER Regional Workshop: Building upon Regional Space-based Solutions for Disaster Management and Emergency Response for Africa
  Addis Ababa, 13 July 2010 (ECA) - UN-SPIDER, ECA and SWF on Friday concluded the regional workshop entitled: Building upon Regional Space-based Solutions for Disaster Management and Emergency Response..
Third edition of the African Governance Report should impact on policy and practice in governance reform and development, concludes Elections Forum
  ECA Press Release No. 56/2010
Nairobi, 8 July 2010 - Governance experts meeting in Nairobi from 5-7 July concluded deliberations with a clear roadmap to guide the production of the third edition of t..
Third edition of the African Economic Outlook focuses on aid and Public Resource Mobilisation
  ECA Press Release No. 55/2010
Addis Ababa 6 July 2010 (ECA) -“The African Economic Outlook has become a widely acclaimed annual report on African economies,” said Mr. Emmanuel Nnadozie, Director of t..
Experts mull Space-based Solutions for Disaster Management and Emergency Response in Africa
  ECA Press Release No. 54/2010
Addis Ababa, 6 July 2010
ParticipantsMore than 100 decision-makers and senior experts on disaster-risk management experts from African countries, Europe, the Middle Eas..
Elections forum kicks off with strong emphasis on managing social identities
  ECA Press Release No. 53/2010SaidAhmed
Nairobi, 5 July 2010 - Governance experts from across Africa began a 3-day meeting in Kenya’s capital Nairobi, with strong calls for “managing social diversity ..
Inspite of constitutional guarantees, few African countries have achieved gender parity, says Janneh
  ECA Press Release No. 52/2010
United Nations HQ, New York, 4 July (ECA): Although about 90 percent of African constitutions endorse gender equality and affirmative action, only 11 countries have achi..
Workshop on election management and diversity in Africa to be held in Nairobi
  ECA Press Release No. 51/2010
Nairobi, 01 July 2010 (ECA) -- The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will hold a joint elections ma..

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