Experts Recommend Formalization of Zambia-Malawi-Mozambique Growth Triangle
16-12-2014 | 11:12:00
Experts have recommended the formalization of the Zambia-Malawi-Mozambique Growth Triangle (ZMM-GT) by member States in the participating region. This was contained in an outcome statement of a two day review meeting held in Maputo, Mozambique from 8-9th December to discuss a way forward for the near defunct initiative.
Trade Experts in Addis to Discuss the Launch of the Continental Free Trade Area
03-12-2014 | 12:14:00
A three-day meeting of experts opened on Monday this week at the African Union Headquarters in Addis Ababa in advance of the 9th Ordinary Session of the African Union Conference of Ministers of Trade to be held on 4-5 December.
Ghana Teams Up With UN-Backed Alliance in Move Towards Cashless Economy
02-12-2014 | 12:47:00
The Government of Ghana took steps towards enhancing fiscal transparency and promoting the financial inclusion of its citizens by committing to a United Nations-backed initiative that supports countries' transitions to electronic payments.
UNECA: Launch of the Economic Report on Africa in Rabat, Morroco
26-11-2014 | 12:43:00
To ensure that growth is both sustainable and beneficial to all strata of society in Africa, countries on the continent, including North Africa, must adopt industrial policies that are germane to their own local contexts and set up strong institutions with the mandate of formulating and pushing through such policies. These are the major recommendations of the Economic Report on Africa 2014 launched at the University Mohamed V, in Rabat, Morocco on 21 November 2014.
AfDB strongly committed to preserving ecosystems and wildlife in Africa
31-10-2014 | 12:42:00
The African Development Bank (AfDB) participated to the Twelfth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP12) of the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) that took place from October 6-17, 2014 in Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea.
African Economic Conference to award outstanding scholarship
31-10-2014 | 12:24:00
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.
ECA: Inauguration of New Office Facility in Addis Ababa signifies a more innovative UN
29-10-2014 | 11:03:00
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 ...
The African Development Bank Affirms its Strong Commitment to the Development of the Horn of Africa
27-10-2014 | 12:22:00
  On 27th October 2014 the African Development Bank (AfDB) joins the United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, the African Union, the World Bank, ...
Carlos Lopes to visit Ebola-affected countries
23-10-2014 | 08:58:00
Amidst the ongoing global efforts to respond to the Ebola crisis, the Executive Secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Carlos Lopes ...
Morocco Calls for African Solidarity and Progress
15-10-2014 | 10:48:00
The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa’s ninth Africa Development Forum was opened yesterday with a call for solidarity and self-determination ...