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12 Février 2019
allafrica.com
Africa should stop exporting much-needed jobs to other continents and invest in its pharmaceutical industry, in particular, to provide for its people and create jobs for its unemployed youth, Economic Commission for Africa's (ECA) Executive Secretary, Vera Songwe, said Tuesday.
12 Février 2019
www.journalducameroun.com
Eastern Africa countries are providing fast-track reflection to ratify the Continental Free Trade Area agreement, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) Executive Secretary, Vera Songwe said.The Executive Secretary told journalists on Tuesday that “Ethiopia in particular, the cabinet has just approved it, so it is now in parliament. For Ethiopia it will be ratified soon.”
12 Février 2019
www.nan.ng
Ms Vera Songwe, the Executive Secretary, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), on Tuesday in Addis Ababa called for an improved Public Private Partnership (PPP) in financing Healthcare in Africa.
12 Février 2019
theeagleonline.com.ng
Heads of Governments across Africa have expressed support for a new health platform tagged: “African Business Coalition for Health (ABC Health),” a joint initiative of the Aliko Dangote Foundation, GBCHealth and United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, which was launched on Monday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
12 Février 2019
www.ena.et
Eastern Africa countries are providing fast-track reflection to ratify the Continental Free Trade Area agreement, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) Executive Secretary, Vera Songwe said.
12 Février 2019
newbusinessethiopia.com
Speaking at the 2019 Africa Business Health Forum opened in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, this morning, the chief of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), Vera Songwe stated that the continent is spending over $17.3 billion every year for importing drugs.
8 Février 2019
https://allafrica.com/stories/201902080302.html
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, February 7, 2019 (ECA) - The 34th Ordinary Session of the Executive Council of the African Union opened in Addis Ababa Thursday with the Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Vera Songwe, imploring African leaders to collectively address issues affecting its youth, in particular those living as refugees and as internally displaced persons.
8 Février 2019
fr.allafrica.com
Addis-Abeba, Éthiopie, le 7 février 2019 (CEA) - La 34 ème session ordinaire du Conseil exécutif de l’Union africaine a débuté ce jeudi, à Addis-Abeba avec la Secrétaire exécutive de la Commission économique pour l’Afrique (CEA), Vera Songwe, implorant les dirigeants africains de trouver collectivement des solutions aux problèmes qui touchent les jeunes africains, en particulier ceux qui vivent...
8 Février 2019
www.xinhuanet.com
Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, on Thursday urged AU member countries to intensify efforts for the realization of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement.
7 Février 2019
www.2m.ma
Le Conseil exécutif de l’Union africaine a entamé, jeudi à Addis-Abeba, les travaux de sa 34eme session ordinaire en prélude au 32eme sommet ordinaire de l’Union, prévu les 10 et 11 février courant, avec la participation du Maroc.
7 Février 2019
www.plenglish.com
The executive secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Africa, Vera Songwe, said today that continental integration and prosperity are impossible without the participation of the majority of citizens.
7 Février 2019
7dnews.com
The African Union has only managed to collect $89 million for their peace fund last year contributed by 49 member states, a shortfall in the amount needed, according to the chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat.
7 Février 2019
www.ena.et
Addis Ababa February 07/2019 Renewed will of all leaders is required to find a lasting response to the issues of forced internally displaced persons (IDPs), said AUC Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat.
7 Février 2019
www.ena.et
Addis Ababa February 07/2019 The 34th Ordinary Session of the Executive Council of the African Union (AU) has kicked off today at the AU Headquarter in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
7 Février 2019
www.radiolaprimerisima.com
La secretaria ejecutiva de la Comisión Económica par África de Naciones Unida, Songwe dijo que actualmente en el continente de África hay 14,7 millones personas evacuadas y 7,3 millones de inmigrantes
7 Février 2019
www.gunes.com
32. Afrika Birliği Liderler Zirvesi öncesinde üye ülke dışişleri bakanlarının katılımıyla düzenlenen Afrika Birliği Yürütme Kurulu Toplantısı Etiyopya'nın başkenti Addis Ababa'da başladı.
7 Février 2019
reliefweb.int
Addis Ababa February 07/2019 Renewed will of all leaders is required to find a lasting response to the issues of forced internally displaced persons (IDPs), said AUC Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat.
7 Février 2019
au.int
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 7th February 2019: The Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC) H.E Moussa Faki Mahamat, has described the progress made in the ratification of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) as “particularly encouraging”.
7 Février 2019
www.aa.com.tr
Africa should accelerate building its own institutions in order to withstand U.S.-style unilateralism and preserve its place on the world stage African Union (AU) officials said on Thursday.
7 Février 2019
www.waltainfo.com
The 34th Ordinary Session of the Executive Council of the African Union (AU) has begun in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia today.
6 Février 2019
www.horizonafrika.net
La Secrétaire Exécutive de la CEA Vera Songwe a conclu aujourd’hui une visite au Caire au cours de laquelle elle s’est entretenue avec plusieurs membres du gouvernement des modalités de renforcement de la collaboration entre la CEA et l’Égypte.
5 Février 2019
www.nrk.no
Det var mange spente leiarar til stades i Rwandas hovudstad Kigali i mars i fjor. Då vart African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) signert. 44 av dei 55 medlemslanda i Den afrikanske union signerte avtalen.
5 Février 2019
africanbrains.net
The signing ceremony was jointly chaired with the Moroccan Minister of Economy and Finance Mohamed Benchaâboun, and marked the end of a two-day visit in which the Executive Secretary met several ministers.
5 Février 2019
www.omidyar.com
This weekend, the African Union (AU) will consider a framework for Good Digital Identity in Africa in relationship to the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). On the eve of this important policy decision, Omidyar Network investment partner Magdi Amin tells us why a set of ten principles are shaping trade discussions and what the AU’s endorsement could mean for Africa.

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