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Experts kickstart meeting on the need to respect diversity in Africa’s elections
ECA Press Release No. 91/2010
Addis Ababa, 29 November 2010 (ECA) – African governance experts from over 25 independent National Research Institutions have arrived in Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa ..
Africa to speak as one at Cancun climate change conference
ECA Press Release No. 90/2010
Cancun, Mexico 29 November 2010 (ECA) - African delegations began arriving in Cancun, Mexico over the weekend for today’s opening of the 16th Conference of the Parties (..
Experts to meet on creating conflict-free electoral processes
ECA Press Release No. 89/2010
Addis Ababa, 18 November 2010 (ECA) - Governance experts from across Africa will assemble in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 29-30 November at the United Nations Conference C..
The 11th session of the Regional Coordination Mechanism for Africa (RCM-Africa) ends, determining to do more for the AU and NEPAD programme
Addis Ababa, 18 November 2010 (ECA) - Delegates to the 11th Regional Coordination Mechanism for Africa (RCM-Africa) meeting held in Addis Ababa, November 14-15, 2010 have successfully concluded delibe..
“On MDGs, the cup is half-full for Africa,” says ECA’s Nnadozie
ECA Press Release No. 88/2010
NnadozieAddis Ababa, 15 November 2010 (ECA) - The Director of the Economic Development and NEPAD Division of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Pro..
11th session of RCM-Africa kicks off amidst calls to re-energize implementation of Agenda 21 and political commitment for sustainable development
ECA Press Release No. 87/2010
Addis Ababa, 14 November 2010 - Despite the broad impacts of climate change and the multiple crises, including global financial crisis, food and energy crises which hamp..
Breaking the silence on unsafe abortion – Forum addresses broken promises on women’s reproductive health
10 November 2010 - A landmark four-day conference opened in Ghana this week on the much-neglected issue of unsafe abortion in relation to the health of African women. Health experts, policymakers and ..
UN Agencies in Africa to strengthen efforts to deliver as one for the African Union and its NEPAD Programme (ECA prepares to host 11th Session of the Regional Coordination Mechanism)
ECA Press Release No. 86/2010
Addis Ababa, 10 November 2010 (ECA) - About 150 representatives of UN agencies and regional organizations working in Africa will meet in Addis Ababa on 14-15 November ..
Knowledge can accelerate Africa’s MDGs achievement, experts say
ECA Press Release No. 85/2010
Addis Ababa, 8 November 2010 (ECA) - If knowledge is harnessed and translated into products and processes, Africa’s progress towards achieving the MDGs will be accelerat..
2010 Dialogue with the UNGA Second Committee - Growth with Equity: The African Regional Experience
:: Notes for Mr. Abdoulie Janneh, USG and Executive Secretary, Economic Commission for Africa
ECA receives $ 16 million Swedish support towards 2nd joint financing agreement
Addis Ababa, 4 November 2010 (ECA) - ECA has signed a funding agreement of up to $ 16 million from the Government of Sweden through the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA). The..
Energy forum kickstarts with emphasis on need for low-carbon path and sustainable financing
ECA Press Release No. 84/2010
Maputo, 03 November 2010 (ECA) – Mozambican Prime Minister Aires Ali has said that Africa’s challenge lies in ensuring people can benefit from clean and environmentally ..
On Africa Youth Day, young people chart a path through the elusive African dream
ECA Press Release No. 83/2010
Addis Ababa, 01 November 2010 (ECA) - Hundreds of Addis Ababa-based young people from diverse backgrounds, social class and ages, including refugees, those with disabili..
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