ECA’s forthcoming flagship underscores role of the State in governing development
  ECA Press Release No. 107/2010
Addis Ababa, 28 December 2010 (ECA) - The forthcoming 2011 edition of the Economic Report on Africa (ERA), the annual flagship publication of the Economic Commission fo..
Saluting a Development Pioneer - Tribute to Adebayo Adedeji at 80
  Statement by Mr. Abdoulie Janneh, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of ECA
at ACDESS MILLENNIUM INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM, HIGH- LEVEL POLICY AND STRATEGY SEMINAR
Ijebu-Ode, Nigeria -..
Cancun agreements raise expectations for COP 17 in South Africa next year
  ECA Press Release No. 106/2010
CANCUN, Mexico, 13 December 2010 (ECA) – Last-minute agreements at the just-ended Cancun UN Climate Change Conference have been greeted with enthusiasm by negotiators a..
Statement by Ms. Jennifer Kargbo, Deputy Executive Secretary
  ON BEHALF OF MR. Abdoulie Janneh, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of ECA
At the THE FIFTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON FEDERALISM
13 December, 2010 - Addis Ababa
Kick start African Green Fund with existing climate change resources, Janneh tells Cancun conference
  CANCUN, Mexico, 09 December 2010 (ECA) – UN Under Secretary -General and Executive Secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Mr. Abdoulie Janneh today strongly suggested that at least ..
Good debut for ACPC at Cancun climate change conference
  CANCUN, Mexico, 08 December 2010 (ECA) - The newly launched African Climate Policy Centre (ACPC) has been making an impressive debut at the current UN Conference on climate change in Cancun, according..
S.A proposes balanced outcome that establishes a second commitment period under the Kyoto Protocol.
  ECA Press Release No. 105/2010
Cancun, Mexico, December 8, 2010 (ECA) -South Africa this week urged Parties to the Cancun climate change negotiations to work towards a balanced outcome that also esta..
New report says $100 billion annually can be mobilized for climate financing in developing countries
  CANCUN, Mexico, December 8, 2010 (ECA) - A new report on the potential sources of revenue for financing climate change mitigation and adaptation activities in developing countries concludes that it is..
Norway contributes $10 million in support of ECA’s Business Plan
  ECA Press Release No. 104/2010
Addis Ababa, December 8, 2010 (ECA) -The Government of Norway has signed an agreement with the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) committing 60 million..
Fulfill Copenhagen commitments to show good faith in the process, says Meles Zenawi
  ECA Press Release No. 103/2010
CANCUN, Mexico December 7, 2010 (ECA) - Prime Minister Meles Zenawi of Ethiopia, today in Cancun called for transparency in the delivery of the $30 billion fast track f..
African negotiators say pledges from the developed countries neither adequate nor sufficient
  ECA Press Release No. 102/2010

CANCUN, Mexico December 7, 2010 (ECA) - African negotiators at the ongoing 16th Conference of the Parties today in Cancun considered three possible scenarios, and cal..
Nigeria, others call on Cancun conference chair to rise above partisanship
  ECA Press Release No. 101/2010
CANCUN, Mexico December 7, 2010 (ECA) –A number of developing countries present at the Cancun conference negotiations have decried serious gaps in the possible elements..
Fourth International Policy Conference on the African Child and Launch of The African Report on Child Wellbeing 2011: Budgeting for Children
  7-8 December 2010
WHAT: The Fourth International Policy Conference on the African Child (IPC) and The African Report on Child Wellbeing 2011 with the theme of “Budgeting for Children”.
Parties still far apart on core issues at Cancun climate change negotiations
  ECA Press Release No. 100/2010
CANCUN, Mexico December 6, 2010 (ECA) – The 16th Conference of the Parties to the UN-sponsored Framework on Climate Change Conventions (UNFCCC) negotiations entered the..
Stakeholders say fair trade and communication are key for climate change adaptation and mitigation
  ECA Press Release No. 99/2010
CANCUN, Mexico December 6 2010 (ECA) - On the eve of the formal opening of the high-level sessions of the ongoing climate change talks in Cancun, stakeholders and expert..
Climate Change Adaptation Fund accepting project proposals, says board Chair
  ECA Press Release No. 98/2010
CANCUN, Mexico, December 4, 2010 (ECA) – The Chair of the Climate Change Adaptation Fund on late Friday announced that the fund is currently accepting proposals, althoug..
Africa weighs options as Japan prepares to rescind Kyoto Protocol
  ECA Press Release No. 97/2010
CANCUN, Mexico , December 4, 2010 (ECA) – The decision by Japan not to commit to the Kyoto Protocol beyond 2012 has rattled the African Group at the Cancun climate chang..
Mitigation as a policy instrument is less relevant for Africa, says ECA’s Food Security Chief
  ECA Press Release No. 96/2010
Cancun, Mexico December 4, 2010 (ECA): The Director of Food Security and Sustainable Development Division of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Jos..
COP16 agrees on plan on education, training and public awareness of climate change
  ECA Press Release No. 95/2010
CANCUN, Mexico, December 4, 2010 (ECA) – Negotiators attending the 16th conference of the Parties (COP16) to the United Nations Conference on Climate Change today clinch..
New report says the world may meet some of its emission goals
  ECA Press Release No. 94/2010
CANCUN, Mexico, December 2, 2010 (ECA) – A new report released at the ongoing sixteenth Conference of the Parties (COP 16) in Cancun has highlighted progress made by gov..
Senegal among the first countries to access Climate Change Adaptation Fund
  ECA Press Release No. 93/2010
CANCUN, Mexico, December 2, 2010 (ECA) - Adaptation Fund Board Chair Farrukh Khan on Wednesday announced that the Adaptation Fund Board had become operational.
Lead Africa negotiator says continent will stay course in Cancun negotiations
  ECA Press Release No. 92/2010
CANCUN, Mexico December 1, 2010 (ECA) – The Chair of the African Group of Negotiators at the ongoing sixteenth Conference of the Parties (COP16) has ruled out any walkou..

   
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