ECA Media Mentions - Videos and Radio streams

Videos and Radio streams

Disclaimer: The Headlines provide summaries and excerpts of selected publicly available articles. They are compiled by the ECA Communication Section. The compilation is neither exhaustive, nor fully inclusive. The ECA cannot vouch for the accuracy of these reports nor does it endorse their content.
Copyright Note: The links to respective articles are provided as available, but access to some of the full articles may be limited to individual subscribers. ECA has no control over external website content and/or links, which may no longer exist or be redirected.

16 September 2020
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCO2YDbBFz-gsHDz885HxqaA
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.
14 September 2020
https://www.iicom.org
Dr Vera Songwe, Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa speaks with Chris Chapman, IIC President, on the pan-African viewpoint which is both supporting and promoting Africa and African innovation and the importance that it is recognised and developed within and for Africa.
8 September 2020
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCl_vpnyuAvUewfQG8B962xg
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 <Panelists>: - 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 August 2020
https://africa.cgtn.com/
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 August 2020
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSnwxtpNr-2QupM0qi11Y6Q
13 August 2020
Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation
Time code: 25:30
13 August 2020
Oromia Broadcasting Network
12 August 2020
https://africa.cgtn.com/
6 August 2020
https://www.standardbank.com/
Host: - Teresa Clarke, Chair and CEO, Africa.com Guest Speakers: - 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) Standard...
1 August 2020
https://soundcloud.com
SESSION 14 in the webinar series Crisis Management for African Business Leaders HOST: Teresa Clarke, Chair and CEO, Africa.com GUEST SPEAKERS: _ 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...
የምሽት 1 ሰዓት አማርኛ ዜና ...ሐምሌ 14/2012 ዓ.ም
21 July 2020
Time code: 32:54
16 July 2020
https://www.res4africa.org/
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. During...
2 July 2020
https://www.mazars.ma/
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 June 2020
https://www.gzeromedia.com/
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 June 2020
https://covid19africawatch.org
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 May 2020
www.france24.com
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 May 2020
www.cnbcafrica.com
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 May 2020
www.esteri.it
20 May 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 May 2020
www.mixcloud.com
Time code: 2:36 min
12 May 2020
https://www.unglobalcompact.org/
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 May 2020
https://dominiontv.net/
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 April 2020
https://chinaafricaproject.com/
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 April 2020
https://www.eesc.europa.eu
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.

Pages