Partners commend ECA's technical support on sustainable development in Africa
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa.;
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African participants at the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) have commended UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) for improved understanding that the region now has on sustainable development issues and for championing the Africa preparatory process to better prepare the continent's negotiators. Commenting on the level of engagement that Ambassadors and negotiators have shown during daily briefings for the region in Rio, Liberia’s Permanent Representative to the UN, Ambassador Dennis Remongar, said that this reveals a commendable level of preparedness by the continent He told ECA’s Information and Communication Service (ICS) that in terms of knowledge of the issues, it is clear that African participants came to Rio quite prepared, thanks, in part, to the technical assistance ECA provided.