Janneh gets first NEPAD Most Valued Partner Award
  ECA Press Release No. 45/2012
Addis Ababa, 28 March 2012 (ECA) – The NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency today in Addis Ababa acknowledged the pan-African spirit and unrivalled support of the Exec..
NEPAD 10th Anniversary Colloquium and Congress
  A Goodwill Statement by Mr. Abdoulie Janneh, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of ECA
28 March 2012, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
NEPAD takes stock, readies for domestic resource mobilization to implement program
  ECA Press Release No. 44/2012
Addis Ababa, 28 March 2012 (ECA) – “If there were no NEPAD, there would be need to establish one” said a participant at today’s colloquium and congress organized by the ..
African countries urged to influence the post- MDG development agenda
  ECA Press Release No. 43/2012
Addis Ababa, 27 March 2012 (ECA) – As we move closer to 2015, African countries have been called upon to look beyond the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and engage i..
Africa braces to become global growth pole, agrees most solutions must come from within
  ECA Press Release No. 42/2012
Addis Ababa, 27 March 2012 (ECA) – African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Development have said that their countries will seize the opportunity provided by developme..
2012 Economic Report on Africa (ERA) emphasizes region’s role in propelling global growth
  ECA Press Release No. 41/2012
Addis Ababa, 27 March 2012 (ECA) – The 2012 edition of the Economic Report on Africa (ERA) launched here today contends that Africa has the potential to be a pole of glo..
African ingenuity celebrated at the 2012 Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) awards ceremony
  ECA Press Release No. 40/2012
Addis Ababa, 27 March 2012 (ECA) – Mr. Mohammed Sanad, professor at the Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, Egypt has won the inaugural Innovation Prize for Africa..
Egyptian Wins First Innovation Prize for Africa
  ECA Press Release No. 39/2012
Addis Ababa, 26 March 2012 (ECA) – The United Nation Economic Commission for Africa and the Africa Innovation Foundation hosted an awards ceremony to celebrate African i..
Africa mulls options for turning region into a global development pole
  ECA Press Release No. 38/2012
Addis Ababa, 26 March 2012 (ECA) – The 5th Joint Annual Meetings of the AU Conference of Ministers of Economy and Finance and ECA Conference of African Ministers of Fina..
Prime Minister Zenawi Opens Ministerial Session on Africa’s Global Growth Pole Agenda
  ECA Press Release No. 37/2012
Addis Ababa, 26 March 2012 (ECA) – The Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Meles Zenawi opened the fifth Joint Annual Meeting of the AU Conference of Ministers of Economy and Fi..
Statement by Mr. Abdoulie Janneh, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of ECA
  26 March 2012, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Experts reflect on the different paths to Africa’s growth
  ECA Press Release No. 36/2012
Addis Ababa, 23 March 2012 (ECA) – African Economic Policy experts on their second day of meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia reviewed the paths the continent must take to ..
ECA states 8 reasons why Africa could become next global growth pole
  ECA Press Release No. 35/2012
Addis Ababa, 23 March 2012 (ECA) – A senior official of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa has made a strong argument for why Africa can become the next p..
Statement by Mr. Maxwell M. Mkwezalamba, Commissioner for Economic Affairs, African Union
  22 March 2012, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
H. E. Mr. Abdoulie Janneh, United Nations Under-Secretary General and Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)
Janneh urges Africa to develop capacity needed for its transformation
  ECA Press Release No. 34/2012
Addis Ababa, 22 March 2012 (ECA) – Africa must have a clear vision of where it is headed to and build the capacity needed to attain its development and transformation pr..
Experts confident that Africa can claim the 21st Century
  ECA Press Release No. 33/2012
Addis Ababa, 22 March 2012 (ECA) – African Economic Policy experts opened their annual meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia today with the firm belief that the continent can..
ECA's subregional office in Southern Africa gets a new Director
  ECA Press Release No. 30/2012
Lusaka, 16 March 2012 (ECA) – Ms Beatrice Kiraso, the new Director appointed for ECA’s subregional office in South Africa (SRO-SA) has reported for duties, substantively..
UNECA and UIRI partner to promote engineering innovations for improved healthcare in Uganda
  ECA Press Release No. 31/2012
Kampala, 16 March 2012 (ECA) – The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and the Uganda Industrial Research Institute (UIRI) and their key national partn..
A one-day national workshop of the RIIA-E was held at the UNECA Headquarters on 15 March 2012.
  Addis Ababa, 15 March 2012 (ECA) - The workshop was attended by over hundred participants drawn from government and academic institutions, individual inventors as well as private sector representative..
Janneh says concrete programme necessary to render water accessible to rural Africa
  ECA Press Release No. 29/2012
Marseilles, 14 March 2012 (ECA) – The United Nations Under Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has called on participan..
Malian youth tells the world to act on water scarcity now, not later
  ECA Press Release No. 28/2012
Marseilles, 12 March 2012 (ECA) – Two young people from Mali today pricked the global conscience with moving testimonies from their native village whose perennial predic..
Finance Ministers to discuss turning Africa into the New Growth Pole of the World
  ECA/AU Press Release No. 26/2012
Addis Ababa, 12 March 2012 (ECA/AU) – African Finance Ministers will be meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia later this month to discuss the actions needed to turn Africa..
The First Innovation Prize for Africa to be awarded in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  ECA Press Release No. 27/2012
Addis Ababa, 12 March 2012 (ECA) –The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the African Innovation Foundation (AIF) are delighted to announce the estab..
North Africa Intergovernmental Committee of Experts sets agenda for growth
  ECA Press Release No. 25/2012
Rabat, 10 March 2012 (ECA) – The 27th session of North Africa Intergovernmental Committee of Experts which ended in Rabat at the weekend came out with a series of propos..
Janneh pledges ECA support to Congo’s President
  ECA Press Release No. 24/2012
Addis Ababa, , 08 March 2012 (ECA) – UN Under-Secretary General and Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Mr Abdoulie Janneh, h..

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