ECA News coverage

Videos and Radio streams

5 October 2017
Video made for the United Nations Economic Mission for Africa (ECA) by APO Group ( in September 2017.
7 September 2017
The Sustainable Development Goals Center for Africa (SDGC/A) conference plenary session continued with the High Level Panel Discussion on Quality Tertiary Education in the Era of SDGs and Agenda 2063, moderated by Mr. Bonney Tunya, CNBC Africa Presenter.
4 August 2017
3 August 2017
26 July 2017
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Cameroonian economist and banking executive Vera Songwe has been appointed the new Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission on Africa (ECA).
15 March 2017
15 March 2017
15 March 2017