Recent organizational changes in the ECA secretariat : note by the executive secretary
The purpose of this brief note is to inform the annual session of the Commission/ Conference of Ministers about the outcome of the review undertaken, the rationale behind it and the minor organizational changes effected ...
Leveraging opportunities for accelerated growth in Africa : prospects and challenges for the next decade
This issues paper examines the prospects and challenges for leveraging growth in Africa in the next decade. The next section appraises Africa’s growth performance. Section III evaluates the opportunities and challenges for ...
Implementation of the conference resolution on African charter on statistics : status report
This report presents actions and the results achieved. It also makes recommendations for the pursuit of current actions as well as for future activities.
Investment in health is an investment in economic development
In April 2001, African Heads of State and Government met in Abuja, Nigeria and made a financial commitment towards meeting the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by pledging to allocate at least 15 per cent of their ...
Progress report on implementation of the monterrey consensus on financing for development
The key message emanating from the report is that progress remains limited in realizing the objectives of the Monterrey Consensus. Whereas substantial progress was recorded in the area of debt relief, and official development ...
A green economy in the context of sustainable development : what are the implications for Africa ?
The green economy is as much about developing an economic system that builds and enhances the earth’s natural capital as it is about maximizing economic benefits and minimizing social inequalities. Ultimately, the green ...
Review of the intergovernmental structure of the Economic Commission for Africa pursuant to resolutions 943 (XLIX) and 957 (LI): Note by the secretariat
The present document is submitted pursuant to resolutions 943 (XLIX) of 5 April 2016 and 957 (LI) of 15 May 2018, in which the Executive Secretary was requested, respectively, to undertake an independent, comprehensive and ...
The impact of the European debt crisis on Africa's economy : a background paper
This paper reviews the potential impact of the European debt crisis on Africa and offers policy advice on the actions that African leaders need to take to mitigate those negative effects. To that end, it overviews the ...
Promoting science, technology and innovation for developemnt in Africa: information note
A number of developing countries have used science, technology and innovation (STI) to meet their healthcare needs, develop industries and overcome economic challenges. For example, Cuba has made biotechnology part of its ...
Document final de la réunion préparatoire régionale Africaine de la quatrième conférence des Nations Unies sur les pays les moins avancés
Le présent document final est le résultat de la réunion préparatoire régionale des pays africains les moins avancés (PMA), tenue les 8 et 9 mars à Addis-Abeba. Elle fait partie des préparatifs de la quatrième Conférence ...