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28 September 2020
https://www.capitalethiopia.com
The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) participated in the Annual Ministerial Meeting of Foreign Ministers of Landlocked Developing Countries and highlighted the need for sustained and consistent support to LLDCs on the African continent.
27 September 2020
www.press.et
The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa has participated in the annual ministerial meeting of foreign ministers of landlocked developing countries and highlighted the need for sustained and consistent support to land locked developing countries on the African continent, according to United Nations Economic Commission for Africa.
26 September 2020
afrimag.net
En marge de la 75ème session des Nations-Unies, la Commission économique pour l’Afrique (CEA) s’est penchée, le mercredi 23 septembre, sur la situation du développement des pays africains de l’hinterland sous le magistère de sa Secrétaire exécutive, Vera Songwe qui a appelé à des actions devant relever les défis particuliers concernant lesdits pays.
25 September 2020
http://french.china.org.cn
Vera Songwe, la Secrétaire exécutive de la Commission économique pour l'Afrique (CEA) des Nations Unies, a souligné jeudi la nécessité de maintenir une solide plateforme multilatérale, en mettant notamment l'accent sur l'atténuation de l'impact de la pandémie de COVID-19 sur les pays africains les moins développés.
25 September 2020
www.politicalanalysis.co.za
The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) Executive Secretary, Vera Songwe has highlighted the need for sustained and consistent support to Landlocked Developing Countries (LLDCs) on the African continent.
25 September 2020
french.peopledaily.com.cn
Vera Songwe, la Secrétaire exécutive de la Commission économique pour l'Afrique (CEA) des Nations Unies, a souligné jeudi la nécessité de maintenir une solide plateforme multilatérale, en mettant notamment l'accent sur l'atténuation de l'impact de la pandémie de COVID-19 sur les pays africains les moins développés.
25 September 2020
www.rnanews.com
La Commission économique pour l’Afrique (CEA) a participé ce mercredi, à la Réunion ministérielle annuelle des ministres des affaires étrangères des Pays en développement sans littoral et a souligné la nécessité d’un soutien soutenu et cohérent aux Pays en développement sans littoral en Afrique.
25 September 2020
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHBDXQDmqnaqIEPdEapEFVQ
China is helping the African continent to shape the e-commerce ecosystem in a way not seen before, by providing e-commerce platforms, teaching locals digital skills and providing educational opportunities for budding African entrepreneurs.
24 September 2020
https://www.journalducameroun.com
The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) Executive Secretary Vera Songwe Thursday highlighted the need for sustained and consistent support to Landlocked Developing Countries (LLDCs) on the African continent.Addressing an LLDC foreign ministers’ meeting Songwe said Africa is home to the majority of the world’s LLDCs which continue to face peculiar trade and development challenges arising from...
24 September 2020
https://newbusinessethiopia.com
The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) on Wednesday participated in the Annual Ministerial Meeting of Foreign Ministers of Landlocked Developing Countries (LLDC) and highlighted the need for sustained and consistent support to LLDCs found in Africa such as, Ethiopia.
24 September 2020
https://www.ena.et
The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) calls for accelerated actions and interventions towards addressing Landlocked Developing Countries (LLDCs) special challenges with sustained and consistent support.
24 September 2020
https://www.ipsnoticias.net
Los países en desarrollo sin litoral tienen más limitaciones que aquellos con salida al mar y por lo tanto más necesidades especiales que deben ser atendidas en el marco del multilateralismo, planteó la secretaria ejecutiva de la Comisión Económica para África (CEPA), Vera Songwe.
24 September 2020
http://apanews.net/
The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) Executive Secretary Vera Songwe Thursday highlighted the need for sustained and consistent support to Landlocked Developing Countries (LLDCs) on the African continent.
24 September 2020
https://www.marketscreener.com
The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) on Wednesday participated in the Annual Ministerial Meeting of Foreign Ministers of Landlocked Developing Countries and highlighted the need for sustained and consistent support to LLDCs on the African continent.
23 September 2020
https://allafrica.com
The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) on Wednesday participated in the Annual Ministerial Meeting of Foreign Ministers of Landlocked Developing Countries and highlighted the need for sustained and consistent support to LLDCs on the African continent.
22 September 2020
https://www.thecable.ng/
During an online press briefing, the World Health Organisation said Africa is one of the most unequal societies in terms of production of personal protection kits, access to tools, conducting test trials, lack of ethical systems and capacity, issues of infrastructure, political, legal, and logistical barriers.
22 September 2020
https://panafricanvisions.com
Recent studies have pointed to the huge obstacles women entrepreneurs in Africa face when building their businesses: from adverse social and cultural norms to a US$42 billion financing gap, though women operate over 40% of small and medium-scale enterprises (SMEs) in Africa. COVID-19 has added another level of challenges: the global health pandemic and an economic recession, shutdowns and stay-at...
22 September 2020
https://www.attglobalpolicy.com
The Gates Foundation reported that economic stimulus funding as a percent of GDP is around 22 percent in G-20 countries, and only around 3 percent in sub-Saharan Africa.[1] As economic headwinds intensify and tax revenues decline, African policy makers with increasingly tight budgets will need alternative solutions for economic stimulus and job creation.
21 September 2020
http://expansao.co.ao
A crise da Covid-19 está a empurrar a África para um precipício financeiro. Os governos africanos estão sob pressão para continuarem a pagar os respectivos empréstimos externos, deixando-os com poucos recursos para enfrentar uma pandemia histórica e as suas consequências económicas. Sem apoio externo - nomeadamente, um congelamento abrangente dos pagamentos - algumas economias africanas irão...
20 September 2020
http://www.progres.net.eg
Le gouvernement a réussi à contenir les répercussions de la crise du coronavirus, a affirmé le ministre des Finances Mohamed Maït, lors d’une rencontre tenue via visioconférence avec Vera Songwe, Secrétaire générale adjointe de l’ONU, rapporte la MENA.
19 September 2020
https://www.egypttoday.com
Egyptian Minister of Finance Mohamed Maait had a virtual conference Saturday with the Executive Secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Africa Vera Songwe to discuss economic development in Egypt amid the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).
19 September 2020
https://egyptindependent.com
Egyptian Finance Minister Mohamed Maait on Saturday discussed a proposal with UN Under-Secretary-General Vera Songwe to support countries impacted by the coronavirus crisis by establishing a special entity under the umbrella of the United Nations, backed by major countries and regional and international financial institutions.
19 September 2020
https://dailynewsegypt.com
The Egyptian economy has been able to overcome the repercussions of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic due to the country’s economic reforms, according to United Nations (UN) Under-Secretary-General Vera Songwe.
16 September 2020
https://hommesdafrique.com
Dans un rapport présenté par visioconférence le 10 septembre dernier, l’institution onusienne dirigée par la camerounaise Vera Songwe, recommande la mise en application d’un modèle unique à l’échelle continentale des formalités du commerce transfrontalier.

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