An assessment of the structure, role and function of ARCC and how it may be strengthened
The Economic Commission for Africa has four technical subsidiary bodies as part of its Intergovernmental machinery, namely: United Nations Regional Cartographic Conference for Africa, which is convened every three years; ...
Situation of women in the east African sub-region : with specific focus on: participation of women in decision making economic empowerment of women for poverty reduction women's legal and human rights, a synthesis paper
The East African sub-region, like the rest of Africa, has severely affected by the economic decline and recession which characterised most of the 1980s and 1990s. Of the 12 countries which make up the East African sub-region ...
Follow-up to the platforms for action on peace
As African countries liberated themselves from the yoke of colonialism, its people were buoyed by the hope that they could now turn their attention to the urgent issues of development. All too quickly, their hopes were ...
Achieving good governance, Theme 2: the essential participation of women
The empowerment and autonomy of women and the improvement of their social, economic and political status are essential factors in the achievement of both transparent and accountable government and administration, as well ...
Creating opportunities for Africa's new generation : theme 4
In spite of concerted efforts over the past three decades, to increase girls’ and boys’ access to schooling and to reduce the disparities between them, there still exists a considerable degree of bias against girls in the ...
Achieving women and the information age : a rare opportunity : theme 3
This is an opportune time and a crucial moment for women to have input and for stakeholders to be sensitized to the gender dimension of ICT policy. Policy must take into account the needs of women, as well as men, at all ...
Developing African economies: the role of women
This paper focuses on the summary notes and guide questions for working group discussions. On the theme of developing African economies: The role of women.
Synthesis of the national progress reports on the implementation of the Dakar and Beijing platforms for action
This paper focused on the synthesis of the national progress reports on the implementation of the Dakar and Beijing platforms for action: Executive summary.
Beijing +5 : what do natioanl plans of action contain for rural women
The Minister of Social Affairs and the Promotion of Women from Togo, Ms Tembé Ashira AISAH-ASSIH, officially opened the discussion forum. She stressed the need for particular attention to women living in rural areas, as ...
Influencing policy on information technology to meet women's needs in Africa
This brief paper introduces a discussion on some of the conceptual issues which determine whether or not African women can improve their access to and control of information and communication technologies. Recommendations ...