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2018 regional forum on sustainable development set for Dakar

2018 regional forum on sustainable development set for Dakar

Addis Ababa, April 9, 2018 (ECA) – The fourth session of the Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development (ARFSD) will be held in Dakar, Senegal, next month under the High-Level…

Signing AfCFTA giant stride forward for the development of Africa: ECA’s Vera Songwe

Signing AfCFTA giant stride forward for the development of Africa: ECA’s Vera Songwe

Kigali, 21 March 2018 (ECA) – “With the signature of the Kigali Declaration for the Launch of the African Continental Free Trade Area, Africa makes a giant stride forward in continental integration, in the pan-African vision,…

World makes great progress on energy access, but ambitious action needed to achieve sustainable energy goal by 2030, says UN

World makes great progress on energy access, but ambitious action needed to achieve sustainable energy goal by 2030, says UN

­ Remarkable progress has been made in broadening electricity access globally, however sustained political will and increased public and private finance are urgently needed to provide affordable and clean energy…

Global SDG7 Conference on Energy opens in Bangkok on 21 February

Global SDG7 Conference on Energy opens in Bangkok on 21 February

The Global SDG7 Conference on Energy will be held from 21 to 23 February in Bangkok, with stakeholders set to discuss progress in achieving Sustainable Development Goal 7 (SDG7) on…

CFTA set to unleash Africa’s full potential, says ECA’s Songwe

CFTA set to unleash Africa’s full potential, says ECA’s Songwe

Cape Town, South Africa, February 04 2018 (ECA) – Africa’s signature policy reform of 2018, the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA), is set to unleash the continent’s full potential with…

RFSD 2017

ECA Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development 17 – 19 MAY, 2017 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ECLAC: Forum of the Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on Sustainable Development 26…

ECLAC Highlights Importance and Opportunity in Strengthening Ties between China and Latin America and the Caribbean

ECLAC Highlights Importance and Opportunity in Strengthening Ties between China and Latin America and the Caribbean

In the context of the Second Ministerial Meeting of the China-CELAC Forum, the regional organization presented a document on bilateral relations in the areas of trade, financing and investment. 22…

ECA’s Songwe urges high level panel to help tackle Africa’s migration challenges

ECA’s Songwe urges high level panel to help tackle Africa’s migration challenges

Monrovia, Liberia, January 16, 2018 (ECA) – Members of the High Level Panel on Migration (HLPM), which was launched last June, held their inaugural meeting in Monrovia Monday to identify…

ECLAC Reaffirms Its Commitment to Working for Development with Equality, Well-being and Environmental Sustainability in Latin America and the Caribbean

ECLAC Reaffirms Its Commitment to Working for Development with Equality, Well-being and Environmental Sustainability in Latin America and the Caribbean

The United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) celebrated its 70th anniversary today with a high-level seminar held in its headquarters in Santiago, Chile, in which…