Final report : 9th meeting of the Regional Coordination Mechanism (RCM) of UN agencies and organizations working in Africa in support of the AU and its NEPAD programme
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa;
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The Ninth Meeting of Regional Coordination Mechanism (RCM) of UN agencies and organizations working in Africa in support of African Union (AU) and its NEPAD Programme was held at the UN Conference Center, Addis Ababa Ethiopia from 21 to 22 October 2008. The UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of ECA, Mr. Abdoulie Janneh, in his capacity as lead coordinator of UN system-wide support to AU and its NEPAD Programme, delivered the welcome address. Statements by H.E. Dr. Jean Ping, Chairperson of the AU Commission and Mr. Bankole Adeoye, Coordinator, External Relations and Partnerships, representing NEPAD Secretariat followed the welcome address. The chairperson of the meeting, Dr. Asha-Rose Migiro, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations (DSG), then delivered the opening statement.