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Oceans: ECA introduces model to advance policy and economic planning in Africa
Kigali, 30 October 2012 (ECA) - The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and Applied Development Research Solutions (ADRS) announced the launch of the Online Economic Analysis System..
ADF VIII recommends equity, improved skills, domestication of policies and attention to small investors
ECA Press Release 177/2012
Addis Ababa, 25 October 2012 (ECA) - The Eighth African Development Forum (ADFVIII) concluded three days of intense debate and discussions among stakeholders with a consens..
African leaders, academics to debate economic transformation and empowerment at African Economic Conference 2012
ECA Press Release 178/2012
Kigali, Rwanda, October 25, 2012 (ECA) – Hundreds of leaders and scholars from Africa and around the world will gather in Kigali, Rwanda,from October 30 to November 2to deb..
Mineral Skills Initiative to support Africa's Mining Vision
ECA Press Release 175/2012
Addis Ababa, 23 October 2012 (ECA) - The African Mineral Skills Initiative (AMSI) was announced today at the Eighth African Development Forum, as one among other expressio..
Africa's growing cooperation with Southern partners has positive impact on growth in the continent, says ECA's Nnadozie
ECA Press Release 176/2012
Addis Ababa, 24 October (ECA) - While Africa-South cooperation has had a positive impact on Africa’s economic development, there is the need for Southern partners to stri..
Africa loses from poor management of natural resources, says Lopes
ECA Press Release 174/2012
Addis Ababa, 22 October, 2012 (ECA) – UN Under Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has come out strong against the immense..
Participants say CCDA is Africa’s climate change event of 2012
ECA Press Release 171/2012
Addis Ababa, 21 October 2012 (ECA) - Participants at the Second Conference on Climate Change and Development in Africa (CCDA-II) which ended in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia at th..
Journalists urged to help stop illicit financial flows from Africa
ECA Press Release 172/2012
Addis Ababa, 21 October (ECA) - About 80 journalists from across Africa and Europe were today called upon to assist in halting the illicit financial flows (IFF) from Afric..
Dialogue seeks solutions to natural resources governance
ECA Press Release 173/2012
Addis Ababa, 21 October (ECA) - The Coalition for Dialogue on Africa (CoDA) gathered civil society actors from around Africa around the theme: “Leveraging State-Society Dia..
Partners cheer ECA communication efforts to showcase NEPAD Successes, Challenges
ECA Press Release 170/2012
Addis Ababa, 20 October, 2012 (ECA) – The Director of Communication at the African Union Commission has cheered the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) for tabling a draft..
ECA boss wants actionable points to guide African policy makers on negotiations, development pathways
ECA Press Release 169/2012
Addis Ababa, 19 October 2012 (ECA) – The United Nations Under-Secretary General and Executive Secretary of ECA, Dr. Carlos Lopes, has urged participants attending the Seco..
As Africa rises, tolerance for strong-man attitudes in elections should decline, says ECA's Carlos Lopes
ECA Press Release 167/2012
Addis Ababa, 17 October 2012 (ECA) – UN Under-Secretary General and Executive Secretary of ECA, Mr. Carlos Lopes has said that Africa’s rise may see a decline in strong-man..
African MPs urged to leverage policies that promote science, technology and innovation
ECA Press Release 168/2012
Cairo, 18 October 2012 (ECA) – Senior ECA and AUC officials on Wednesday 17 October joined Egypt’s Minister of Scientific Research Prof. Nadia Zakhary, to urge more than 50..
Land issues top October development agenda as ECA, partners launch multiple studies across Africa
ECA Press Release 166/2012
Addis Ababa, 11 October 2012 (ECA) – The Land Policy Initiative today launched the third in a series of studies to promote evidence-based land policies across the Continent..
ECCAS, CEMAC, UN System gear up to review progress on NEPAD in Central Africa
ECA Press Release 164/2012
Yaounde, 08 October 2012 (ECA) - Agencies of the UN System and the Regional Economic Communities (RECs) of Central Africa are expected to review progress of and gear up tow..
Officials to deliberate a business plan to implement the African Mining Vision
ECA Press Release 165/2012
Addis Ababa, 08 October 2012 (ECA) -The tripartite partnership of the African Union Commission, the Economic Commission for Africa and the African Development Bank has hail..
East, Southern Africa vow frontline role in setting the post-2015 development agenda
ECA Press Release 163/2012
Mombassa, Kenya 3 October 2012 (ECA) – A workshop by official development planners and private sector representatives from East and Southern Africa has urged regional gover..
First Africa IGF opens with calls for enhanced collaboration to tackle cyber crime
ECA Press Release 162/2012
Cairo, 03 October 2012 (ECA) - Following the successful hosting of the five sub-regional Internet Governance Forums or IGFs by the respective sub-regions, the inaugural Afr..
ECA official urges Africa to adopt single development framework
ECA Press Release 161/2012
Mombassa, Kenya, 2 October 2012 (ECA) – A senior official of the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), has urged governments and development planners in Africa to establ..
ECA spearheads East, Southern Africa consultation on post-2015 development agenda
ECA Press Release 160/2012
Mombassa, Kenya 1 October 2012 (ECA) - The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), today called on African governments and other stakeholders in the Continen..
UNECA to assist African Development Planners Launch Community of Practice Platform
ECA Press Release 159/2012
Mombasa, Kenya 27 September 2012 (ECA) - The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), has reiterated its commitment to help African countries to fill capacit..
Business as usual will not transform southern Africa
Lusaka, 01 October 2012 (ECA) - The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) appealed to participants of a training in results based management to apply the acquired knowledge to transform ..
Training remains a high priority, UNECA
Lusaka, 26 September 2012 (ECA) - The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) is committed to building the capacity of Regional Economic Communities and Inter-Governmental Organisations w..
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