United Nations Economic Commission for Africa

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United Nations Economic Commission for Africa

A commission established by the United Nations to foster economic and other cooperation among African states. It promotes trade, food security and other development goals. It was founded in 1958.
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"And yet climate change poses an existential threat to the continent," she added.Morocco's important role against climate changeRepresenting Morocco was Mohammed Arrouchi, Morocco's Permanent Representative to the AU and UNECA, who headed the delegation.
He was appointed by the former UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon as the acting UNECA executive secretary in November 2016 and left in 2018.SUDAN'S CHOICEHis experience at the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance, where he worked from 2003 to 2008 as regional director for Africa and the Middle East, is likely to come in handy as Sudan embarks on a transition to civilian rule from decades of military rule since independence in 1956.
However, it also warned against a general labelling of all pastoralists as poor against the fact that pastoralists have diversified livelihoods that such an erroneous generalisation will "empower outside interests to transform rather than strengthen pastoral livelihoods" (UNECA 2018: 11).
The UN diplomat had met the President to brief him about UNECA's 'HonestService' Campaign that was launched in Nouakchott, Mauritania in June this year and seeks to encourage the youth in Africa to tweet using the harsh tag #honestservice every time they get a service without having to give a bribe.
Among the reasons UNECA identified for Africa's changed status are a decline in conflicts, the expansion of regional markets, a growing youth population, rapid urbanisation, a well-educated labour force, a growing middle class and consumerist culture.
[USPRwire, Mon Nov 16 2015] Building on the success of the first 15-Year National Tourism Development Plan, the Ministry of Tourism, with support from UNDP, UNECA and UNWTO, has created a successor National Tourism Development Plan (2013-2028) to provide a guide to the long-term development of the tourism industry.
The Conference, held in the headquarters of the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), will result in an intergovernmentally negotiated and agreed outcome, which should constitute an important contribution to and support the implementation of post-2015 development agenda.
The headquarters of United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) are in Addis Ababa, as is the headquarters of the African Union (formerly the Organization of African Unity), of which Ethiopia was the principal founder.
For the Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic for Africa (UNECA), Carlos Lopes, in spite of the challenges confronting the African continent, the future is brighter than before.
10 (SUNA) -The Trade Ministry on Tuesday signed, a memorandum of understanding, renewable for five years, with United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) for cooperation in trade domains and the related issues.
Conservative estimates indicate the presence of more than eight million artisanal miners in Africa ( according to the UNECA and the African Union Commission), although it is important to note that there is a huge paucity of data on artisanal mining, since some of it is secretive and clandestinely undertaken, to avoid detection by governments.
The founding partners of the Smart Africa initiative include Burkina Faso, Gabon, Kenya, Mali, Rwanda, Senegal, South Sudan, Tchad and Uganda, as well asGSMA, AU Commission, NEPAD Agency, UNECA, AfDB, the World Bank and the ITU.