16 Septembre 2020
Dr. Vera Songwe shared her take on the contribution that Agriculture and Food Systems can make to get through the COVID 19 crisis and building back better to drive greater growth in the future.
8 Septembre 2020
Online Platform Ministerial Meeting on 3 September, 2020 (2/7)
Session 1 of the Online Platform Ministerial Meeting on 3 September, 2020
＜Facilitator＞: Andrew Steer, WRI President and CEO
- KOIZUMI Shinjiro, Minister of the Environment, Japan
- Vera Songwe, Executive Secretary of United Nations Economic Commission for Africa
- Carlos Manuel Rodriguez, GEF-CEO, former Costa...
21 Août 2020
As Africa works towards bringing the COVID-19 pandemic under control, collaboration with the international community is paramount. The global crisis has afforded Africa and its partners an opportunity to build health capacities, share information and experiences in containing COVID-19. China is one such counterpart that has committed to helping Africa mitigate the emerging impacts, and this week...
17 Août 2020
13 Août 2020
Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation
Time code: 25:30
13 Août 2020
Oromia Broadcasting Network
13 Août 2020
12 Août 2020
6 Août 2020
Host: - Teresa Clarke, Chair and CEO, Africa.com
- Dr. Acha Leke, Senior Partner, Johannesburg, Chairman, McKinsey Africa
- Dr. John N. Nkengasong, MSc, PhD, Director of the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
- Dr. Vera Songwe, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)
1 Août 2020
SESSION 14 in the webinar series Crisis Management for African Business Leaders
Teresa Clarke, Chair and CEO, Africa.com
_ Dr. Acha Leke, Senior Partner, Johannesburg, Chairman, McKinsey Africa
_ Dr. John N. Nkengasong, MSc, PhD, Director of the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
_ Dr. Vera Songwe, UN Under-Secretary-General...
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21 Juillet 2020
Time code: 32:54
16 Juillet 2020
During RES4Africa's third webinar of the summer series, a parterre of high-level international speakers and experts shed light on the importance of effective de-risking initiatives to unlock Africa’s renewable energy potential and called for a new impetus on possible solutions to crowd-in renewable energy investments at scale, finally making the case for the renewAfrica Initiative.
2 Juillet 2020
In these tough economic times, Vera Songwe, Executive Secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Africa will share with us the assessment of the crisis #Covid-19 and the Future of #Africa.
28 Juin 2020
GZERO Media presents "Could Our Response to COVID-19 Help End Poverty?" a livestream event recorded on June 25, 2020, in partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Eurasia Group, focused on the challenges and opportunities of virus eradication and economic recovery. This hour-long, interactive discussion addressed the possibility of closing the inequality gap through...
1 Juin 2020
Dr. Vera Songwe, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, speaks to COVID-19 Africa Watch about the future—and renewed importance—of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), the role of technology, infrastructure, and governance will play in the recovery from the pandemic, and the global response to the economic crisis.
26 Mai 2020
Fermeture des frontières, restrictions des déplacements, confinement, couvre-feu... Toutes ces mesures sanitaires ont eu un impact sur les économies des différents pays du continent. Notre invitée, la secrétaire exécutive de la Commission économique pour l'Afrique des Nations unies, Vera Songwé, estime que l'Afrique souffre beaucoup plus de l'arrêt des activités économiques que du...
25 Mai 2020
As of the 24th of May, Africa had a total of 107,412 confirmed Covid-19 cases, with 42,626 recoveries and 3,246 deaths. CNBC Africa’s Kenneth Igbomor explores ways to protect Africa’s progress during the Covid-19 pandemic with Dr.Vera Songwe, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa, Dr. John Nkengasong, Director of the Africa Centre for...
25 Mai 2020
20 Mai 2020
The New York Forum Institute
In order to proactively anticipate this uncertain future amid the COVID-19 global pandemic, the New York Forum Institute (NYF-Institute) organized a high-level virtual roundtable on May 19, 2020, between African leaders and international experts. It is the first of its kind: gathering African heads of state and governments who have shown exemplary leadership.
14 Mai 2020
Time code: 2:36 min
12 Mai 2020
The UN Global Compact has shared a special appeal #UnitingBusiness around a corporate response to the COVID-19 pandemic: for all companies to take collective action to stem the outbreak through implementing our Ten Principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption. Effectively addressing this crisis requires an active response from Governments, business and the...
8 Mai 2020
Africa’s response to COVID-19 needs to be customized for Africa’s unique challenges and circumstances. Rosa Whitaker, recognized as one of the world’s leading experts on African trade and investment, unpack the keys for Africa to address and exit this pandemic with Dr Vera Songwe, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa.
30 Avril 2020
Economic conditions in a number of African countries are worsening by the day. Lockdowns and a plummet in global commodity prices brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic have led to severe economic repercussions across the continent.
29 Avril 2020
In the midst of COVID-19 pandemic, what is the EU's role in relation to its sister continent Africa?
The President of the European Economic and Social Committee Luca Jahier held a webinar on Wednesday 29th April to discuss the impact of COVID-19 to the new EU-Africa Strategy and the latest developments at EU and African level on COVID-19 ongoing crisis.
23 Avril 2020
Depuis la découverte février dernier du premier cas de contamination confirmé sur le continent, les Etats et les gouvernements africains mènent une course contre la montre pour circonscrire l'impact humain, social et économique de la pandémie.