Annual report 2010 : Economic Commission for Africa
The present report, which is being submitted to the forty-third session of the Commission, covers the period between June 2009 and March 2010 and highlights the main achievements of the secretariat of the United Nations ...
Unleashing Africa's potential as a pole of global growth : issues paper
This issues paper identifies important issues and questions for consideration by African ministers, central bank governors and high-level experts, regarding how Africa can be part of the solution to the problem of global ...
Economic commission for Africa : programme performance over the period 2008-2009
This is the first programme performance report of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) to be submitted to the ECA Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development.
Note for the high-level panel discussion on "Africa in 2050 - The making of a global pole"
The purpose of the Africa 2050 report will be to chart a pathway to this goal.This note offers a preview of the report, starting with a brief historical backdrop on recent and future development in Africa. It sketches the ...
Governing development in Africa: the role of the State in economic transformation
This performance improvement, widely shared across countries, but raised hopes of a possible turnaround, compared to the stagnation of the previous two decades. Yet this growth did not result in significant creation of ...
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 ...
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 ...
United Nations support to the African Union and its NEPAD programme, March 2010 - March 2011
This report presents an update on key achievements of the United Nations system in delivering as one to implement the NEPAD programme. It also highlights outcomes of the triennial review of the ten-year capacity-building ...