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24 May 2019
https://english.manoramaonline.com
24 May 2019
https://infosurhoy.com
Forced displacement caused African countries a “significant loss of human potential” as the continent hosts the largest forced displaced population globally, experts and policymakers said on Thursday.
24 May 2019
www.brinkwire.com
African countries and pan African institutions have been urged to find lasting solutions to forced displacement in Africa as the continent commemorates Africa Day on Saturday.
24 May 2019
www.daily-mail.co.zm
AS YOU are all aware, a momentous and historic event took place on March 21, 2018 in Kigali, Rwanda, when over 40 African countries gathered together to launch and sign the AfCFTA agreement.
23 May 2019
www.voaportugues.com
A secretária executiva da Comissão Económica para a África das Nações Unidas, Vera Songwe, desafiou nesta semana as autoridades angolanas a introduzirem melhorias na gestão da dívida pública e a aumentar a sua quota das energias renováveis.
23 May 2019
www.wakatsera.com
La Commission économique pour l’Afrique (CEA) a accueilli, ce lundi 20 mai 2019, Mary Robinson, ancienne Présidente de l’Irlande et Envoyée spéciale des Nations Unies sur El Niño et le climat, dans le cadre d’une séance portant sur le débat autour de la justice climatique.
23 May 2019
https://weather.com
United Nations officials on Wednesday said developing nations were facing the brunt of climate change, despite contributing little to the problem. A joint statement was made by Mary Robinson, Ireland's former President and UN Special Envoy on El Nino and Climate, and Executive Secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) Vera Songwe during a climate-focused meeting in Addis...
23 May 2019
www.nationalheraldindia.com
United Nations officials on Wednesday said developing nations were facing the brunt of climate change despite their little contribution to the problem.
23 May 2019
www.britsinkenya.com
The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) on Monday 20 May, 2019, hosted Mary Robinson, former president of Ireland and UN Special Envoy on El Niño and Climate, in a session dubbed “A Conversation on Climate Justice.”
23 May 2019
www.xinhuanet.com
Forced displacement caused African countries a "significant loss of human potential" as the continent hosts the largest forced displaced population globally, experts and policymakers said on Thursday.
23 May 2019
Daily Monitor - Ethiopa
22 May 2019
africazine.com
Reliable and cleaner supply of energy are critical for Angola’s drive towards economic diversification and sustainable development, the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) said on Monday.
22 May 2019
www.africanews.com
The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) on Monday 20 May, 2019, hosted Mary Robinson, former president of Ireland and UN Special Envoy on El Niño and Climate, in a session dubbed “A Conversation on Climate Justice.” Chaired by ECA’s Executive Secretary, Vera Songwe, the discussion revolved around Ms. Robinson’s recent book - Climate Justice: Hope, Resilience, and the Fight for a Sustainable...
22 May 2019
www.xinhuanet.com
United Nations officials on Wednesday said that developing countries are facing the brunt of climate change despite their least contribution to the problem.
22 May 2019
www.financialafrik.com
Lors de sa première visite officielle en Angola depuis sa prise de fonction à la tête de la Commission Economique pour l’Afrique (CEA), Vera Songwe et son équipe d’experts ont suggéré au Président João Lourenço et au Ministre des ressources énergétiques et hydriques, João Baptista Borges, de tout mettre en œuvre pour diversifier l’éventail des sources énergétiques du pays en augmentant la part...
22 May 2019
https://indianewengland.com
United Nations officials on Wednesday said developing nations were facing the brunt of climate change despite their little contribution to the problem. A joint statement was made by Mary Robinson, Ireland’s former President and UN Special Envoy on El Nino and Climate, and Executive Secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) Vera Songwe during a climate-focused meeting in Addis...
22 May 2019
www.modernghana.com
The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) on Monday 20 May, 2019, hosted Mary Robinson, former president of Ireland and UN Special Envoy on El Niño and Climate, in a session dubbed “A Conversation on Climate Justice.”
22 May 2019
https://energies-media.com
Proposition formulée par la secrétaire exécutive de la Commission économique des Nations unies pour l’Afrique, Vera Songwe, à Luanda le 17 mai
22 May 2019
ethiopianmonitor.com
The UN Economic Commission for Africa hosted Mary Robinson, former president of Ireland and UN Special Envoy on El Niño and Climate, in a session dubbed “A Conversation on Climate Justice”
22 May 2019
www.agenceecofin.com
Le Nigeria va ratifier l’accord relatif à la création de la Zone de libre-échange continentale africaine (Zlecaf) dès que le président Muhammadu Buhari aura approuvé un rapport d’évaluation de son impact sur l’économie nationale, a annoncé le ministre nigérian du Commerce et de l’Industrie, Okechukwu Enelamah (photo), le 21 mai.
22 May 2019
www.newsghana.com.gh
Reliable and cleaner supply of energy are critical for Angola’s drive towards economic diversification and sustainable development, the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) said on Monday.
22 May 2019
www.newsghana.com.gh
The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) said on Monday that a major cooperation agreement was made with the Angolan government on Angola’s sustainable development trajectory and macroeconomic reform agenda.
21 May 2019
www.financialnigeria.com
The rate of unemployment – including graduate unemployment – in Nigeria is alarming. While the unemployment rate across the entire working population was 23.1%, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), the jobless rate among Nigerians between the ages of 15-34 was 29.7% in the third quarter of 2018.

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