The Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa has said that countries that show resilience in transforming their economies cannot wait for “favourable winds”.
The sixth Forum on African Statistical Development (FASDEV VI) opened in Tunisia Monday, as part of various preparatory events leading to this week's meetings of the Statistical Commission for Africa (StatCom-Africa) and Committee of Directors General (CoDG) of National Statistical Offices, which will be held jointly for the first time from 10-12 December in the capital of Tunisia.
A total of ten young entrepreneurs in Cameroon are going into business this week thanks to collateral-free loans they won at the end of an entrepreneurship event that received the technical support of the Economic Commission for Africa.
The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) on Tuesday held a ceremony to mark the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Australian Institution of Mining for Development Centre (IM4DC) and the African Minerals Development Centre (AMDC). Mark Sawers, Australian Ambassador to Ethiopia was a guest of honor to the ceremony.
Innovation and technology can serve as a springboard for economic transformation provided they are driven by people. This was the message put forward by partners and participants at the closing of the 9th Annual African Economic Conference (AEC), which ran from November 1-3 in Addis Ababa.
The ninth edition of the annual African Economic Conference (AEC) will be held from 1-3 November on the theme, “Knowledge and Innovation for Africa's Transformation” at the United Nations Conference Centre in Addis Ababa.
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Economic Commission for Africa’s Carlos Lopes have hailed the opening of a new office in the ECA compound ...
Amidst the ongoing global efforts to respond to the Ebola crisis, the Executive Secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Carlos Lopes ...