Optimal Commodity Taxation Efficiency and Equity Aspects.
This document focused on fiscal policy and growth in Africa: fiscal federalism, decentralization and the incidence of taxation.
Report on gender mainstreaming in the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)
The most important and strongest document in the area is the Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW). The binding commitments of CEDAW were reaffirmed in the equally important ...
Mission report : to participate in the IVth conference and general assembly of the African forum for unity regulators (AFUR)
The main theme of the conference was "A Re-assessment of Regulatory Independence and Accountability: How effective are Africa's infrastructure regulators in facilitating investment and protecting consumers?" This provided ...
Best practices in the participatory approach to delivery of social services
With the growing appreciation that it is a fundamental prerequisite for the realization of development goals, including the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) agreed on by the world leaders at the September 2000 UN ...
A participatory approach to national budgeting: some key principles lessons
Full participation by all citizens in socio-economic and political policy-making and in institutions and mechanisms that link human and financial resources and government is considered key to building and sustaining ...
Report : key components of pro-poor growth strategies
The number of people living in absolute poverty in Africa is projected to increase from 380 million in 1998 to 451 million in 2015. Reversing this trend will require accelerating the rate of economic growth. Many countries ...
Strengthening the effectiveness of financial resources management by regional and local goverenment
The bulk of the issues discussed in this document is centered on the management of local financial resources by the different levels of local authorities, and fiscal decentralization. The themes which are studied are on ...
Recommendations of the 7th regional consultation meeting of UN agencies and organizations working in Africa in support of AU and NEPAD
The Seventh Regional Consultation Meeting (RCM) of UN agencies and organizations met on 14 and 15 November in Addis Ababa and considered an Issues Note presented by ECA, titled: “Strengthening the Coordination of UN Support ...
Statistics and indicators in the fields of human rights and governance: METAGORA
In the course of the last four years a huge amount of resources and energy has been invested in launching and supporting the so-called Monteux/Munich/Merida process. This process aims at strengthening the use of statistics, ...
Les économies de l'Afrique Centrale 2002
L'analyse des indicateurs économiques et sociaux en Afrique Centrale, au cours de ces cinq dernières années, laisse apparaître les prémices d'une douce mais fragile transition d'une situation de crise aiguée (1980-1994) ...