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3 August 2017
www.china.org.cn
The new Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Vera Songwe, officially took office Thursday, the Commission said.
3 August 2017
news.xinhuanet.com
The new Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Vera Songwe, officially took office Thursday, the Commission said.
3 August 2017
www.iwacu-burundi.org
Un rapport de la commission économique des Nations unies pour l’Afrique(CEA) donne des chiffres alarmants sur la baisse des investissements directs étrangers, (IDE) depuis 2015. Les officiels du secteur économique contestent ses conclusions.
3 August 2017
allafrica.com
The new Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Vera Songwe, officially took office Thursday and is set to meet with Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, among other senior dignitaries in Addis Ababa today.
3 August 2017
www.fanabc.com
Addis Ababa, August 3, 2017 (FBC) - The Ethiopian government and the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) on Thursday renewed their commitment to working together for the economic and social transformation of Ethiopia and the African continent at large.
3 August 2017
www.lesechos.fr
Selon un récent rapport publié par l'ONU, des catastrophes humanitaires provoquées par des facteurs environnementaux sont à envisager dans les années à venir. Dans cette même étude, l'organisation pointe du doigt les grands perdants, malgré eux, de cette tendance : la population africaine.
3 August 2017
www.ghanabusinessnews.com
The appointment of Dr. Songwe, the first woman to head the ECA was announced by the UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, Thursday April 13, 2017.
3 August 2017
www.fanabc.com
Addis Ababa, August 3, 2017 (FBC) - The new Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Vera Songwe, officially took office Thursday and is set to meet with Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, among other senior dignitaries in Addis Ababa today.
3 August 2017
apanews.net
The new Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), Vera Songwe, on Thursday officially took office and is set to meet with Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, among other dignitaries in Addis Ababa.
3 August 2017
www.ena.gov.et
During the discussion, the Premier said Ethiopia recognizes the contribution ECA in conducting various researches on Ethiopian economy that can be useful for other African countries.
2 August 2017
www.leseco.ma
Le royaume devrait participer au groupe de travail technique sur les négociations de la Zone de libre-échange continentale (ZLEC), prévu courant août. La réintégration à l’Union Africaine et la demande d’adhésion à la CEDEAO sont des étapes importantes dans le cadre de la concrétisation de ce projet. À l’horizon 2022, la ZLEC pourrait pratiquement doubler les flux commerciaux entre les pays...
2 August 2017
news.abidjan.net
Le ministre des Transports, Amadou Koné, a présidé mardi, au nom du Premier ministre, un panel de haut niveau sur le thème "Les enjeux de l’économie bleue dans le développement des Etats du Golfe de guinée" à la Maison de l’entreprise au Plateau, à l’occasion des 30 ans de l’Académie régionale des sciences et techniques de la mer (ARSTM).
1 August 2017
www.africanreview.com
Efficient transport networks enable access to goods, services and opportunities. Globally, countries invest in total between US$1.4-2.1tn annually in transport infrastructure to meet the demand for mobility and connectivity. The World Bank reported, “Africa’s development is highly dependent on an adequate, reliable road system. Good-quality road connections can greatly expand access to jobs,...
29 July 2017
www.einnews.com
Ms. Giovanie Biha, ECA Deputy Executive Secretary, argues that sound statistics are essential to help African countries to analyse what is going on the continent and better plan policies to improve people’s lives. She stresses that there are still a large data gap that hinders policy makers from making informed decisions and that ECA stands ready to provide support to members’ states in the...
28 July 2017
www.ebc.et
The UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) says it will continue to play its role to promote the economic and social development of its member states.
28 July 2017
thereporterethiopia.com
Brexit, now in full remorse, has been a test of the place of regional economic integration in the world. As right-wing populism recedes, following the tragicomic reign of Trump in the West and the election of the pro-EU Emmanuel Macron in France, the developmental approach taken by the Tripartite (the Common Market for Eastern Africa – East African Community and the Southern Africa Development...
27 July 2017
www.prnewswire.com
The inaugural Women Advancing Africa (WAA) Forum is a new Pan-African flagship initiative launched by the Graça Machel Trust to acknowledge and celebrate the central role women play in shaping Africa's development agenda and by driving social and economic transformation. The Forum will take place from 9-12 August in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania at the Hyatt Kilimanjaro.
27 July 2017
http://news.xinhuanet.com
The UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) says it will continue to play its role to promote the economic and social development of its member states.
27 July 2017
www.prnewswire.com
The inaugural Women Advancing Africa (WAA) Forum is a new Pan-African flagship initiative launched by the Graça Machel Trust to acknowledge and celebrate the central role women play in shaping Africa's development agenda and by driving social and economic transformation. The Forum will take place from 9-12 August in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania at the Hyatt Kilimanjaro.
27 July 2017
capitalethiopia.com
The Monitoring and Evaluation of Land in Africa (MELA) a new project that aims to track the progress of implementing the African Union Declaration on Land Issues and Challenges in 12 countries including Ethiopia has officially been launched.
27 July 2017
news.xinhuanet.com
The UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) says it will continue to play its role to promote the economic and social development of its member states.
26 July 2017
http://thebftonline.com
In its current circumstance, for Africa to realize its development agenda, it is imperative to go beyond the existing approach to statistical data, its utilization and data restrictions and open up more ways to bring in data, with the involvement of its people, Chief, Data Technology Section at United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA),DozieEzigbalike, has said.
26 July 2017
www.africanews.com
At a time when Africa is going through a difficult situation, the blue economy is emerging as a stepping stone to relaunch the continent in the right economic direction.
25 July 2017
http://lematin.ma
La douzième édition de la Conférence économique africaine 2017 mettra l'accent sur la gouvernance au service de la transformation structurelle du continent. L’objectif de cet événement, prévu du 4 au 6 décembre à Addis-Abeba, est de libérer le potentiel de cette transformation afin de bâtir des économies africaines résilientes.
25 July 2017
http://leseco.ma
La réunion des directeurs des instituts africains de statistique tenue à Marrakech en marge du 61e Congrès mondial de la statistique s’est soldé par le souhait formulé par le Maroc d’abriter une conférence continentale en 2019.

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