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20 November 2020
https://www.washingtonpost.com
Ending energy poverty is a critical first step toward promoting prosperity especially in a world that runs on globalized commerce and the internet. At the current rate of progress, 650 million people will still lack access to electricity in 2030. The Washington Post gathers policymakers and government leaders on the frontlines, who are galvanizing action among investors and utilities and...
9 October 2020
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCr2Iwurh0-s0BU5xY2TGtBg
How should today’s international development policies be designed to tackle complex challenges effectively? Together with Vera Songwe, UN Under Secretary General and Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission and the Utstein Four we seek to answer this question. The four women forming the so-called Utstein Four were ministers in charge of international development in their...
9 October 2020
Norwegian-African Business Association - NABA
5 October 2020
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjX-QsP--9p4nsPPoRACFRQ
2 October 2020
https://www.devex.com
African countries need more capital as they work to shore up their “bleeding” economies as a result of the COVID-19 crisis, and that support can come in many forms: debt suspension and restructuring, more multilateral financing, and a liquidity and sustainability initiative, according to Vera Songwe, executive secretary at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa.
1 October 2020
www.cnbcafrica.com
The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa says the climate crisis in Africa should be treated with the same urgency as the Covid-19 pandemic. Next year the Commonwealth Heads of Government will meet in Rwanda, to discuss practical solutions to issues facing the commonwealth countries. Patricia Scotland, Secretary-General of the Commonwealth joins CNBC Africa’s Kenneth Igbomor to address...
1 October 2020
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcvgUpnkExjVx6RBDQ0kXRw
In the backdrop of the SDG Moment, the session features voices representing stakeholders from the regions, to spotlight the initiatives and solutions that are being tested and that have transformative potential to reverse SDG trends, have an impact on people’s lives.
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...
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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...

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