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Ad-hoc expert group: Addressing the challenges of macroeconomic policy convergence in the Southern African Development Community
The objective of the meeting was to review the SADC Macroeconomic Convergence (MEC) Programme for monetary integration. In particular, the experts reviewed a background report on “Addressing the...
Addressing the Challenges of Macro-economic Policy Convergence in the SADC Region
Macro-economic convergence is critical for Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) countries to achieve a level of harmonization required for the establishment of a single currency under the...
Report of the Ad hoc Expert Group Meeting on New Trends in South-South and Triangular Cooperation: Implications for Southern African Countries
The Subregional Office for Southern Africa of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA SRO-SA) in cooperation with the Government of the Republic of Namibia organized the Ad hoc Expert...
South-South and Triangular Cooperation: Implications for Southern African Countries
South-South cooperation is a means of development cooperation whereby developing countries assist each other by sharing technical or economic knowledge and skills to facilitate development. It...
African Youth Report 2011
Addressing the youth education and employment nexus in the new global economy
Young Africans are the key to an African renaissance and will remain players in and advocates of social transformation and development in many spheres. The enormous benefits young people can...
The African Social Development Review 2011
Advancing the Social Development Priorities of ECA, AUC and AU-NEPAD Program
This paper examines how the most recent poverty reduction strategies and national development plans in fourteen African countries have addressed social protection. The findings show that some of the...
Mutual Review of Development Effectiveness in Africa 2011
Promise & Performance
The Mutual Review of Development Effectiveness is an exercise in mutual accountability undertaken jointly by the UN Economic Commission for Africa and the OECD following a request of NEPAD Heads of...
Harnessing knowledge to achieve the Millennium Development Goals in Africa
Africa’s average economic growth has been positive and relatively high in the first decade of the third millennium. This economic expansion should have enhanced the ability of...
AU Conference of Ministers Responsible for Mineral Resources Development Second Ordinary Session, 12-16 December, 2011, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
The African Mining Vision (AMV) was developed by Africa’s Ministers responsible for Mineral Resources at their conference in Addis Ababa in October 2008, with the ultimate objective that...
MDG Report 2010
The 2010 Assessing Progress toward the MDGs in Africa report is based on the latest updated and harmonized data from United Nations agencies and OECD statistics databases. UNSD is the official...
Economic Report on Africa 2010
Promoting high-level sustainable growth to reduce unemployment in Africa
Due to the global financial crisis, the world economy contracted by 2.2 per cent in 2009, but there are signs that it has begun to stabilize. GDP growth in Africa declined from 4.9 per cent in 2008...
African Statistical Yearbook 2010
This Yearbook is a result of the combined efforts of three leading African regional organizations to set up a joint data collection mechanism for socioeconomic information on African countries, as...
Assessing Regional Integration in Africa IV
Enhancing Intra-African Trade
Africa’s internal trade (intra-Africa trade) has consistently remained minimal compared with its intercontinental trade. The pattern of African exports continues to be heavily influenced by...
A Fifteen-Year Review of the Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action in Africa (BPfA) +15
From 1995–2009
The accountability process of the Beijing Platform for Action (BPfA) developed and agreed upon in 1995 requires member States of the United Nations to meet on a five-yearly basis to review their...
Democracy, Governance and the Pan-African Idea: Whither Africa?
IN HONOUR OF THE LATE TAJUDEEN ABDUL RAHEEM-A FOREMOST PAN-AFRICANIST
The High level Colloquium on the theme: “Democracy, Governance and the Pan-African Idea: Whither Africa?” was organized by the Governance and Public Administration Division (GPAD) of  the United...
Land Policy in Africa: North Africa Regional Assessment
The countries in North Africa share an arid and semi-arid environment with high diversity: mountainous areas run alongside maritime areas and desert. The population of the region was estimated at 160...
Land Policy in Africa: Southern Africa Regional Assessment
Southern Africa is one of the most well endowed regions in the continent in terms of mineral and natural resources. However, the region is facing serious environmental challenges such as land...
Framework and Guidelines on Landpolicy in Africa
Land Policy in Africa: A Framework to Strengthen Land Rights, Enhance Productivity and Secure Livelihoods
The Framework and Guidelines on Land Policy is a joint product of the partnership and collaborative effort of the African Union Commission (AUC), the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the...
Africa Review Report on Sustainable Consumption and Production
Moving to more sustainable consumption and production (SCP) is at the heart of sustainable development, and international cooperation is essential to effect that transition. Recognizing this,...

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