Opportunities and challenges for small-scale women traders: East African custom unions
This paper presents the gender analysis of the customs union in its entirety. The objective of the gender analysis of the customs union is to sensitise women traders on the customs union so that they can take full advantage ...
Report of the meeting of the ad hoc expert group on the harmonization of national minning policies in the SADC subregion
This report presents the outcome of the Ad Hoc Expert Group Meeting (AEGM) which was held in Johannesburg, South Africa, on 4 and 5 may 2009, to review the draft report on the Harmonization of NMPs in the SADC subregion. ...
Assessing progress in Africa toward the millennium development goals, MDG report 2009
The year 2008 was characterized by three defining crises – the food crisis, the fuel crisis, and the global financial and economic crisis – the ripple effects of which are still being felt in 2009 and the aggregate of which ...
Aide memoire : the Committee on Governance and Popular Participation (CGPP)
As part of reform of its intergovernmental machinery, the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), set up the Committee on Human Development and Civil Society (CHDCS) by resolution 826 (XXXII) of 8 May 1997. Its members are ...
Draft resolutions : report of the first meeting of the Committee on Development Information Science and Technology (CODIST), v.01
The First Meeting of the Committee on Development Information, Science and Technology (CODIST) on the theme “Scientific Development, Innovation and the Knowledge Economy”, was held in the United Nations Conference Centre ...
Indicators for assessing spatially enabled government services
This paper aims to introduce and discuss various challenges and issues associated with the new vision of spatially enabled government and society. It also discusses the importance, role and value of benchmarking government ...
Current strategies on MDGs monitoring and evaluation : the MDG Africa group cluster on statistics
This paper presents the keys recommendations emanating from the Business Plan of the MDG Africa Cluster on Statistics as well as progress made in their implementation.
2009 African statistics day celebrations
At the mid-term evaluation of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), it is imperative that countries recognise that civil registration is a developmental and human rights issue and our ability to monitor progress in this ...
ECA business plan 2010 - 2012
ECA’s 2007-2009 Business Plan was anchored on the two pillars of promoting regional integration in support of the African Union vision, and helping Africa to meet its special needs. This strategy remains valid and responsive ...
Governance and the fight against corruption in Africa: parliamentary documentation for the first meeting of the Committee on Governance and Popular Participation
Corruption remains the most daunting challenge for most African countries. As evidenced by several studies and surveys, it is a major obstacle to economic progress, social welfare service delivery and good governance on ...