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Seventh AU-ECA Joint Annual Meetings, 25-30 March 2014, Abuja Nigeria

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The Seventh Joint AU Conference of Ministers of Economy and Finance and ECA Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development will be held on 25 to 30 March 2014, Abuja, Nigeria on the theme, “Industrialization for inclusive and transformative development in Africa”. The Conference will aim to provide a platform for policy [...]

Interactive session with the High Level Panel on Illicit Financial Flows from Africa, 6 February, ECOSOC Chamber, UN Headquarters, New York

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You are invited to an interactive session chaired by H.E. Mr. Thabo Mbeki, former President of the Republic of South Africa and Chair of the High Level Panel on Illicit Financial Flows from Africa. The session will take place on Thursday, 6 February 2014 from 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM in the ECOSOC Chamber at [...]

ECA to host Third Annual Climate Change and Development in Africa Conference

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Addis Ababa, 10 October 2013 (ECA) – The African Climate Policy Centre (ACPC) will organise the Third Annual Conference on Climate Change and Development in Africa (CCDA-III) at the UN Conference Centre in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 21 – 23 October, 2013. The Conference is organized each year under the auspices of the Climate for [...]

Addis Ababa to host Population and Development Conference

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Addis Ababa (ECA) -  The Regional Conference on Population and Development Beyond 2014 will be held from 30 September – 4 October 2013 at the United Nations Conference Centre, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The theme of the conference will be “Harnessing the Demographic Dividend: The future we want for Africa.” This conference seeks to emphasize [...]

Regional Experts Meeting on International Migration and Development in Africa on 3-4 July 2013.

ECA, in collaboration with IOM, has organized a Regional Experts Meeting on International Migration and Development in Africa on 3-4 July 2013. International Labour Organisation, African Union Commission, Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) also attended the meeting. Please click to download Outcome Statement  of Regional Experts [...]

Africans need to see the benefits of the extractive sector, Report Says

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Africa’s natural resources could dramatically improve the lives of millions – but while natural resources may have fuelled a decade of rapid economic growth on the continent, most Africans have still not seen the benefits, according to this year’s Africa Progress Report presented to African leaders and policy-makers during the AU summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

African Union Conference of Ministers of Economy and Finance and Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development of the Economic Commission for Africa

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Heads of ECA, AUC and AfDB reaffirm commitment to Africa’s socio-economic transformation

Heads of ECA, AUC and AfDB reaffirm commitment to Africa’s socio-economic transformation

 Addis Ababa, 14 January 2013 (ECA) – The Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, Carlos Lopes, the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma and the President of the African Development Bank, Donald Kaberuka, met in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on January 11 and 12, 2013 to discuss the challenges, [...]

ECA urges African countries to transform their economies

ECA urges African countries to transform their economies

Addis Ababa, 6 December 2012 (ECA) – At a one-day event on the theme Accelerating Industrialization for Boosting intra-African Trade at the  headquarters of the African Union this week, the Deputy Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Mr. Abdalla Hamdok, urged African countries to transform the structure of their economies to effectively [...]

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