Illegal flows from Africa dwarf development assistance from OECD, says ECA's Nnadozie
  ECA Press Release No. 142/2011
NnadozieBusan, South Korea, 30 November 2011 (ECA) - About $1.3 trillion flows out of poor countries to the developed world yearly through a variety of "legal" and ille..
Qatar to host COP18 - UNFCCC
  Durban, South Africa 30 November 2011 (ECA) - The UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) announced yesterday that its next Conference of the Parties (COP18) will be hosted by Qatar.
Agencies seek partnerships with ECA on climate services delivery
  Durban, South Africa 30 November 2011 (ECA) - A number of leading climate services providers would like to go into a partnership with the newly established African Climate Policy Centre of the UN Econ..
Six African Universities Develop a Generic Biomedical Engineering Curriculum
  ECA Press Release No. 141/2011
Durban, South Africa 29 November 2011 - Six African Universities have adopted a generic programme for developing biomedical engineering (BME) curriculum as a result of ..
Africa wants clear climate finance benchmarks to ensure transparency, accountability
  DURBAN, South Africa, 29 November 2011 (ECA) – The African Group of Negotiators today made a strong argument for the need to have agreed benchmarks on climate finance, so as to foster transparency and..
Africa will not become the graveyard of the Kyoto Protocol – African Negotiators.
  Durban, South Africa 29 November 2011 (ECA) - The African Group of Negotiators has vowed not to bury the Kyoto Protocol in Africa, reporters of the Information and Communications Service of ECA learnt..
ECA opens Africa Pavilion side-events, garners support for negotiators' research strategy
  Durban, South Africa 29 November 2011 (ECA) – The UN Economic Commission for Africa on Monday launched a series of 12 site-events of the Africa Pavilion with a discussion on the research support strat..
ECA to lead roundtable discussions at COP17
  DURBAN, South Africa, 28 November 2011 (ECA) – The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) will lead six of the 8 thematic roundtable discussions within the Africa Pavilion at COP17, accor..
Welcome to the Africa Pavilion@COP17
  DURBAN, South Africa, 28 November 2011 (ECA) –Host President Mr. Jacob Zuma officially opened the Africa Pavilion at COP17 just before noon, local time. The African Union Commission (AUC), in collabor..
All eyes on Durban as delegates begin crucial climate change conference
  DURBAN, South Africa, 28 November 2011 (ECA) - Some 15 000 participants and observers convenedat the Durban International Conference Centre (ICC) today for the inaugural session of the 17th United Nat..
President Zuma Opens COP 17 with call for a Balanced, Fair and Credible Outcome
  DURBAN, South Africa, 28 November 2011 - President Jacob Zuma of South Africa opened the 17th Conference of the Parties (COP17) Monday 28 November in Durban, South Africa with a call on delegates to a..
We can optimize intra-African trade if we do what is required, says Janneh
  ECA Press Release No. 140/2011
Executive Secretary of ECA, Mr. Abdoulie Janneh
Addis Ababa, 22 November 2011 (ECA) - The Africa Trade Forum opened today on the theme:Accelerating Intra-African Trade..
African Trade Forum - Opening Remarks by Mr. Abdoulie Janneh, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of ECA
  Welcome to Addis Ababa for the inaugural Africa Trade Forum. We are meeting during a period in which there is near unanimity about Africa’s positive growth story. We now have a situation in which th..
African Trade Forum
  Opening Remarks by Mr. Abdoulie Janneh, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of ECA
Addis Ababa, 22 November 2011
Deputy Secretary-General Opens the 12th Session of the Regional Coordination Mechanism
  ECA Press Release No. 139/2011
Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ms Asha-Rose Migiro
Executive Secretary of ECA, Mr. Abdoulie Janneh
Addis Ababa, 21 November 2011 (ECA) - The Deputy S..
Developing Africa’s private sector can lead to improved livelihoods, says Hamdok
  ECA Press Release No. 143/2011
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 17-18 November, 2011- The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), in collaboration with United Nations Conference and Trade and Devel..
The Second African Road Safety Conference
  09-11November, 2011, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
African Action Plan to halve road crashes by 2020
  ECA Press Release No. 138/2011
Addis Ababa, 09 November 2011 (ECA) - Road Safety actors attending the Second African Road Safety Conference from 9-11November unanimously agreed a detailed Action Plan..
ECA to host the Third Action for Global Information Sharing from 1 – 2 December.
  ECA Press Release No. 137/2011
Addis Ababa, 09 November 2011 (ECA) - The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), the Localisation Research Center (LRC), and the Centre for the Developmen..
Road crashes robbing Africa of its young, future human capital -Hamdok
  ECA Press Release No. 136/2011
Addis Ababa, 09 November 2011 (ECA) - The Second African Road Safety Conference opened in Addis Wednesday, with somber calls to turn Africa’s road carnage statistics ar..
African Action Plan set to tackle road carnage and safety concerns
  ECA Press Release No. 135/2011
Addis Ababa, 08 November 2011 (ECA) - The Second African Road Safety Conference kicks off this week at the United Nations Conference Centre from November 9-11 to examin..
Coalition for Dialogue on Africa to host panel discussion on Africa’s democratic transitions
  ECA Press Release No. 134/2011
Addis Ababa, 08 November 2011 (ECA) - The year 2011 has been marked by a period of dramatic change, as well as agitation for political change in many parts of Africa, i..

   
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