ECA News coverage

Videos and Radio streams

4 August 2017
www.presstv.ir
3 August 2017
www.youtube.com
26 July 2017
www.youtube.com
An interview with Dozie Ezigbalike, the chief data tech section of the UN economic commission for Africa, on the need for mass inclusion in data acquisition to aid development in Africa.
6 July 2017
www.iaffairscanada.com
In recent speeches, Canadian ministers Chrystia Freeland and François-Philippe Champagne have been calling for a “Progressive Trade Agenda” that supports a more inclusive trade policymaking process to address inequalities at all levels that hold back the ability of women, minorities and the poor to participate fully in, and benefit from, international trade.
4 July 2017
www.youtube.com
The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, UNECA has honoured President Akufo-Addo as the AU Gender Champion for 2017. The Chairman of the African Union, Guinea's President, Prof. Alpha Conde who is also Chairman of the African Union, said the honour is in recognition of President Akufo Addo's effort in promoting gender equality on the continent.
3 July 2017
https://www.au.int/
Statement by UNECA Ag. Executive Secretary H.E. Abdalla Hamdok at the Opening Session of the 31st Ordinary Session of the AU Executive Council
12 May 2017
https://www.youtube.com/user/sefbonn
What is the view on the European project from the outside? How are the European crises seen in Africa? What will be the impacts of Brexit on developing countries? David Luke, Coordinator of the African Trade Policy Centre (ATPC) at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) gives some insights.
28 April 2017
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqAgC4ANKh7cVuYtwxAjKmw
Movemeback partnered with the LSE Africa Summit on April 1st 2017 to present a series of interviews with some of the most interesting attendees, panelists and presenters. In this series, we will find out what these distinguished individuals think of some of the biggest challenges faced on the Continent.
15 April 2017
https://www.youtube.com/user/CCTVAFRICALIVE
Cameroonian Vera Songwe is the new executive secretary of the UN economic Commission for Africa. Songwe becomes the first woman to head the Addis Ababa based body. The post was previously held by Carlos Lopez. He resigned last year.
14 April 2017
http://fr.africanews.com
Antonio Guterres, secrétaire général des Nations unies a procédé ce vendredi à de nouvelles nominations au poste de secrétaire général régional. Parmi les personnes nommées, la brillante Camerounaise Vera Songwe. Elle devient la première femme à occuper le poste de secrétaire exécutif de la Commission économique pour l’Afrique.
14 April 2017
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1_E8NeF5QHY2dtdLRBCCLA
Cameroonian economist and banking executive Vera Songwe has been appointed the new Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission on Africa (ECA).
8 December 2016
www.cnbcafrica.com
The high interest rate environment designed to protect African currencies in an economic slowdown makes funding agriculture more difficult. At the 11th Africa Economic Conference, CNBC Africa's Wole Famurewa discussed driving the growth of agriculture in an economic slowdown with Adam Elhiraika, Director of Macroeconomic Policy Division and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa.
6 December 2016
www.cnbcafrica.com
The underdevelopment of Africa's agriculture sector is a real threat to national security across the continent. That's a view expressed by panelists at the 11th Africa Economic Conference held in Abuja. CNBC Africa's Wole Famurewa spoke to Abdalla Hamdok, Acting Executive Secretary at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa and discussed food security and policy making...
6 December 2016
www.cnbcafrica.com
At the 11th edition of Africa Economic Conference, CNBC Africa's Wole Famurewa moderates a discussion on the way forward to transforming Africa's agriculture.
6 December 2016
www.cnbcafrica.com
The underdevelopment of Africa's agriculture sector is a real threat to national security across the continent. That's a view expressed by panelists at the 11th Africa Economic Conference held in Abuja. CNBC Africa's Wole Famurewa spoke to Abdalla Hamdok, Acting Executive Secretary at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa and discussed food security and policy making...

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