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Faced with energy insecurity, dwindling natural resources and pollution challenges, African countries must put in place appropriate strategies for designing future development, using suitable techn

Managing diversity in Africa for credible and fair elections
Managing diversity in Africa for credible and fair elections

Africa has 2,110 living languages and 3,315 ethnic groups. In every African country, the population practices at least two religions.

The 2014 Mutual Review of Development Effectiveness in Africa
Promise and Performance

The Mutual Review of Development Effectiveness is an exercise in mutual accountability undertaken jointly by ECA and the OECD following a request of NEPAD Heads of State and Government in 2003.

Socio-Economic Impacts Ebola on Africa

The overall objective is to assess the socio-economic impacts of EVD not only on the countries with widespread and intense transmission, but West Africa more widely and the continent as a whole—bot

Capacity Development Strategy

This Capacity Development Strategy articulates how the Economic Commission for Africa, in acknowledged areas of competence, supports its member States, the African Union, regional economic communit

Publications Catalogue 2015

Welcome to the 2015 edition of the ECA Publications Catalogue.

A Case for External Debt Cancellation for Ebola Affected Countries

Cancelling the external debt of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, the three countries hardest

The Environmental Performance Review, a powerful tool for achieving Sustainable Development
Lessons Learnt from the Moroccan experience

Morocco is one of UNECA’s Member States that have made great achievements in terms of environmental management and environmental education in recent years.

Africa is a hotspot of vulnerability to the adverse impacts of human-induced climate change.

Tunisia: Economic situation and outlook in the current transition phase

2011: start of the Tunisian revolution

Gafsa mining basin

Being Young in the Maghreb

This document contains a synthesis of the outcome of research performed on the existence of youth rights among young people aged 15 to 24 in the ve countries of the Arab Maghreb Union in the framew

Status and Enhancement Pathways

This report provides a sub-regional picture of energy access and security, reviews case studies from some s

The 17th meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee of Experts (ICE) of the Economic Commission for Africa Sub regional Office for West Africa (ECA/SRO-WA) was held on 3 and 4 March 2014 in Yamouss

Le Bureau sous-régional pour l’Afrique de l’Ouest de la Commission Economique des Nations Unies pour l’Afrique (CEA) a organisé du 28 Février au 1er mars 2014 à Yamoussoukro (Côte d’Ivoire) une réu

Dynamic Industrial Policy in Africa: Innovative Institutions, Effective Processes and Flexible Mechanisms


Economic Report on Africa 2014 Media Kit

MDG Report 2014
Analysis of the Common African Position on the post-2015 Development Agenda

Performance on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) has varied by country and region; some regions are closer to meeting the targets, while others such as Africa are not as close.

Private Equity and Its Potential  Role in Economic Growth in Africa
Demystifying the Asset Class for Policy Makers

Africa’s achievements over the last decade are noteworthy.

Alternative perspectives of the performance of Africa in achieving the Millennium Development Goals

How is the performance of Africa in achieving the Millennium Development Goals perceived as being a glass half full or a glass half empty?