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New Publication: 'Reflections on Africa’s development' tackles key themes in Janneh's honor
ECA Press Release 139/2012
Addis Ababa, 31 August 2012 (ECA) – A new publication entitled Reflections on Africa’s Development: Essays in honor of Abdoulie Janneh was launched last week, Thursday, du..
Draft African Union Convention on Cyber-security comes to its final stage
ECA Press Release 140/2012
Addis Ababa, 31 August 2012 (ECA) - Over 25 legal and ICTs experts gather for two days in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to discuss the draft African Union Convention on Cyber-secur..
Australia Prime Minister commits initial $5 towards African Minerals Development Centre
ECA Press Release
Perth, Australia 30 August 2012 (ECA) – Australian Foreign Minister, Mr. Bob Carr has announced an initial commitment of $5 million over the next two years in support of the establi..
Farewell seminar underscores Janneh's legacy in response to Africa's priorities
ECA Press Release 138/2012
Addis Ababa, 30 August 2012 (ECA) – A seminar on the theme: Africa in a Changing Global Economy, was held in honor of outgoing Under Secretary-General and Executive Secreta..
ECA bids farewell to Abdoulie Janneh, promises to build on his legacy
ECA Press Release 137/2012
Addis Ababa, 29 August 2012 (ECA) – ECA staff bid farewell to Abdoulie Janneh Under Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for ..
Improving Agricultural Statistics workshop kicks off
ECA Press Release 136/2012
Addis Ababa, 27 August 2012 (ECA) – A three-day consultative workshop on Improving Statistics for Food Security, Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development opened today ..
SADC experts call on member States to mainstream climate change in rural development policies
ECA Press Release 135/2012
South Africa, 27 August 2012 (ECA) - The three day Expert Group Meeting on “Climate Change and the Rural Economy in Southern Africa” ended on 24 August with a call on memb..
Janneh mourns loss of Prime Minister Meles, praises his committment to poverty eradication
ECA Press Release 134/2012
Addis Ababa, 22 August, 2012 (ECA) - Mr. Abdoulie Janneh, Under Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has expressed his dee..
Experts nudge NEPAD to engage society, grassroots political representation for accelerated implementation
ECA Press Release 133/2012
Addis Ababa, 15 August 2012 (ECA) – The Expert Group Meeting that opened here yesterday ended today with call a on the NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency to accelerate ..
Public deserves more information on NEPAD’s achievements, challenges - ECA official tells experts’ meeting
ECA Press Release 132/2012
Addis Ababa, 14 August 2012 (ECA) - The Director of the Economic Development and NEPAD Division ECA's has said that officials and experts working on the implementation of t..
Female students scoop award for innovative concept at Innovators Summer School
ECA Press Release 131/2012
Kampala, 11 August 2012 (ECA) - Two female students from Kyambogo University and Makerere University scooped the Award for the Most Innovative Concept based on their propos..
Universities resolve to form an African Consortium of Biomedical Engineering
ECA Press Release 134/2012
Kampala, 9 August 2012 (ECA) - The Vice Chancellors, Principals, Deans and senior lecturers drawn from universities participating in the first Biomedical Engineering “Innov..
First Biomedical Engineering Innovators Summer School gets Underway
ECA Press Release 130/2012
Kampala, 7 August 2012 (ECA) - The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Makerere University, Kyambogo University and the Uganda Industrial Research Institut..
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