Africa Trade Forum concludes with key recommendations for member States to boost intra-African trade
  ECA Press Release 157/2012
Addis Ababa, 26 September 2012 (ECA) - Stakeholders attending the second Africa Trade Forum from 24-26 September concluded their deliberations with proposals on the way for..
ECA, AFDB to collaborate on youth employment and other projects in Southern Africa
  ECA Press Release 158/2012
Addis Ababa, 27 September 2012 (ECA) - The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa Southern Africa Office (ECA) held talks with the Africa Development Bank, Zambia Co..
ECA’s ASKIA initiative show-cased at Libraries Summit
  ECA Press Release 156/2012
Addis Ababa, 25 September 2012 (ECA) - A pioneering initiative by the ICT, Science and Technology Division of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa was presente..
Carlos Lopes urges trade actors to build on political support for the continental trade agenda
  ECA Press Release 155/2012
Addis Ababa, 24 September 2012 (ECA) - The second Africa Trade Forum kicked off Monday, with a call to “build on the political expression of support for the continental tr..
Remove trade barriers and scale up good practices, says ECA’s Karingi
  ECA Press Release 154/2012
Addis Ababa, 24 September 2012 (ECA) - A senior UN official told participants attending the ongoing Africa Trade Forum that simplifying trade relationships, in areas such ..
Africa Trade Forum announces Corridor Management Alliance to address transit challenges
  ECA Press Release 153/2012
Addis Ababa, 24 September 2012 (ECA) - In a bid to address challenges associated with the high costs associated with the transportation of goods within the continent’s tran..
Statement by Mr. Carlos Lopes at the Africa Trade Forum 2012
  24 September 2012
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Media workshop debates challenges of science communication in East Africa
  ECA Press Release 152/2012
Addis Ababa, 19 September 2012 (ECA) - Journalists attending a two-day workshop in Addis Ababa, jointly organized by the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), United Nat..
First phase of ACPC workshop series on meteorological data to cover five African countries
  Addis Ababa, 20 September 2012 (ECA) – The initial phase of ACPC workshop series on meteorological data opened in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia this morning and will soon extend four other African countries, ..
Experts urge East African Journalists to make science a priority for development
  ECA Press Release 151/2012
Addis Ababa, 19 September 2012 (ECA) - Over 30 reporters and editors from East Africa have gathered in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, for a two-day workshop to discuss ways of bet..
African Media Get to Grips with Geospatial Science
  ECA Press Release 150/2012
Addis Ababa, 18 September 2012 (ECA) - Media professionals endorsed today, the establishment of the African Forum for Geospatial Information systems. The conclusion follow..
African Economic Outlook makes a case for accelerating youth employment
  ECA Press Release 148/2012
Addis Ababa, 13 September 2012 (ECA) – Africa could take advantage of its expanding youth population to sustain and accelerate the economic and social development of the c..
Boost job creation and help the youth acquire new skills – new report argues
  ECA Press Release 149/2012
Addis Ababa, 13 September 2012 (ECA) – A series of discussions on the recently launched African Economic Outlook 2012 kicked off Thursday in Addis Ababa, where approximate..
Africa can profit from the US$500 billion global Business Process Outsourcing boom – says ECA’s Opoku-Mensah
  ECA Press Release 147/2012
Addis Ababa, 12 September 2012 (ECA) - African countries have been urged to invest in their ICT sectors and take a share of the growing Business Process Outsourcing, curren..
Knowledge gap on climate change a major barrier to policy development
  ECA Press Release 145/2012
Lusaka, 06 September 2012 (ECA) - Lack of knowledge on climate change is affecting efforts to address socio-economic challeges that threaten environmental and climate syst..
Experts call for acceleration of civil registration and vital statistics ahead of Ministerial conference
  ECA Press Release 146/2012
Durban, 3 September, 2012 (ECA) – Experts have called for the acceleration of civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) as it has an impact on Africa’s development and..
Experts emphasize trade facilitation and export diversification to boost intra-African Trade
  ECA Press Release 143/2012
Addis Ababa, 05 September 2012 (ECA) -“While there is general consensus that trade can be an important engine of growth for Africa, many African countries continue to encou..
ICT Ministers call for harmonized policies and cyberlegislations on Cybersecurity
  ECA Press Release 144/2012
Addis Ababa, 05 September 2012 (ECA) - The fourth African Union Conference of Ministers in charge of Communications and Information Technologies opened today in Khartoum, S..
Experts deliberate on the Cooperative Advantage in Building a Better World
  ECA Press Release 142/2012
Addis Ababa, 04 September 2012 (ECA) – A three-day global forum and workshop on the theme “Harnessing the Cooperative Advantage to Build a Better World” opened today at the..
Leadership baton changes hands at ECA as Janneh retires
  ECA Press Release 141/2012
Addis Ababa, 03 September 2012 (ECA) - The staff and management of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) await their new Under Secretary-General and Execu..

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