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EU 8 Million Euro grant to strengthen Africa’s response to climate change
ECA Press Release No. 58/2012
Addis Ababa, 27 April 2012 (ECA) – The European Union today granted the ClimDev Africa initiative the sum of 8 Million Euro to support Africa's response to climate varia..
Inclusive growth, job creation and attention to human needs underpins UNCTADXIII conclusions
ECA Press Release No. 57/2012
Doha, 27 April 2012 (ECA) – The Thirteenth Ministerial Meeting of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD XIII) closed in Doha, Qatar, today with ..
African countries urged to tap into trillions packed in Sovereign Wealth Funds
ECA Press Release No. 56/2012
Doha, 26 April 2012 (ECA) – African countries have been urged to find ways to tap into the US $5 trillion Sovereign Wealth assets belong to oil-exporting developing coun..
SADC experts adopt e-commerce strategy to fast-track intra-regional trade, economic integration
ECA Press Release No. 54/2012
Balaclava, Mauritius, 24 April 2012 (ECA) - The e-commerce readiness assessment report, strategy and plan of action for the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) ..
Calls made to integrate, industrialize and add value
ECA Press Release No. 53/2012
Doha, 24 April 2012 (ECA) –"As part of the developing South, Africa has little choice but to industrialize, create bigger markets and minimize fragmentation as a means t..
Africa Trade Policy Centre - Supporting the Continent's Trade Agenda
ECA Press Release No. 52/2012
Doha, 22 April 2012 (ECA) – Senior officials of the Economic Commission for Africa participated in a special session of UN agencies that are members of an Inter Agency C..
Partnerships needed to boost intra-African trade-Janneh
ECA Press Release No. 51/2012
Doha, 21 April 2012 (ECA) – In a statement made at a special session for African Ministers of Trade a day before the opening of the UNCTAD XIII quadrennial conference on..
Statement Mr Abdoulie Janneh, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of ECA
20 April 2012, Doha, Qatar
Janneh says Continental Free Trade Area good for growth and boosting development
ECA Press Release No. 50/2012
Doha, 20 April 2012 (ECA) – UN Under Secretary-General and ECA’s Executive Secretary Mr. Abdoulie Janneh today said that Africa’s intra-African trade could be enhanced b..
UNCTAD XII - Meeting of African Trade Ministers
Statement by Mr Abdoulie Janneh, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of ECA
20 April 2012 - Doha, Qatar
UN commemorates Rwandan genocide
RwandaKigali, 11 April 2012 – Today the United Nations in Rwanda has paid tribute to colleagues and former employees of UN agencies who lost their lives during the 1994 genocide.
Rwanda Officially Launches the Rwanda Innovation Endowment Fund
ECA Press Release No. 48/2012
Kigali, 05 April 2012 (ECA) – Today, the Government of Rwanda officially launched the Rwanda Innovation Endowment Fund (RIEF) to fund research and development in innovat..
Steering Committee Members say Land Policy implementation on track.
ECA Press Release No. 49/2012
Addis Ababa, 05 April 2012 (ECA) – The Steering Committee of the African Land Policy Initiative (LPI) today expressed satisfaction at the progress registered with the im..
Addis Ababa to showcase Africa’s fashion industry with a sustainable development focus
ECA Press Release No. 46/2012
Addis Ababa, 03 April 2012 (ECA) – From the 24-27 April 2012, three service-industry oriented companies: Clairvoyant Marketing Agency, In the Bag and Origin Africa will ..
Africa Forum on Science Technology and Innovation Opened
ECA Press Release No. 47/2012
Nairobi, 03 April 2012 (ECA) – A three-day Science Technology and Innovation Forum opened March 31st in Nairobi, Kenya on the theme, “Youth Employment, Human Capital Dev..
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