16 Juillet 2019
How do we close the SDG financing gap? What lessons have we learned from four years of Voluntary National Reviews? Two essential questions dominated the fifth day of the High-level Political Forum.
6 Juillet 2019
1 Juillet 2019
25 Juin 2019
Vera Songwe, the Under Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of UNECA is confident that multilateralism will return to the global trade terrain in different forms, and that Africa will contribute a new framework.
13 Juin 2019
Au menu, La ZLEC, Zone de libre échange continental pour accroître la productivité et rendre plus dynamique le secteur privé, selon Vera Songwe Secrétaire exécutive de la Commission économique de l’ONU pour l’Afrique
12 Juin 2019
Sur les 55 membres de l'Union africaine, 52 ont signé l'accord portant création de la Zlec depuis mars 2018. Le Nigeria, première économie du continent, fait figure de grand absent.
3 Juin 2019
14 Mai 2019
24 Avril 2019
Much to an ecstatic applause from the academic community and members of the Government of Cameroon, the Execrative Secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) – Ms. Vera Songwe, made a strong case for the country to ratify and take leadership in the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement while toning up its digital economy, as she ended her first official visit there...
16 Avril 2019
On April 12, the Africa Growth Initiative at the Brookings Institution hosted a high-level panel to discuss debt sustainability in Africa.
12 Avril 2019
Concern is increasing about the prospect of a new sovereign debt crisis in countries across sub-Saharan Africa. The previous debt crisis of the 1990s is still fresh. It has only been 14 years since officials from major creditor countries (a group known as the Paris Club) and multilaterals adopted ambitious initiatives for outright forgiveness of debt owed by a group of 36 low-income countries....
11 Avril 2019
26 Mars 2019
25 Mars 2019
An agreement to drastically lower trade tariffs and barriers between African countries is on the verge of implementation.
Just one more country needs to ratify the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement before it comes into force.
Devan Murugan reports from Morocco that African leaders are now tweaking their domestic policies to facilitate African trade.
13 Mars 2019
27 Février 2019