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11 Novembre 2019
www.newtimes.co.rw
Vera Songwe, the Executive Secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), on Tuesday last week opened the 23rd meeting of the intergovernmental committee of senior officials and experts from 14 eastern African countries in Asmara, Eritrea insisting on the importance of increasing regional trade and implementing the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA).
9 Novembre 2019
www.xinhuanet.com
Some 300 policymakers and economic stakeholders drawn from 14 East African countries wrapped up a four day high level conference on regional integration in Asmara, the capital of Eritrea with an agreement to expedite regional economic integration, the Eritrea Ministry of Information (MoI) said on Saturday.
6 Novembre 2019
www.waltainfo.com
The Regional Office for Eastern Africa of the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) kicks off its 23rd session of the Intergovernmental Committee of Senior Officials and Experts (ICSOE) meeting today in Asmara, Eritrea, according to the Communication Section of the ECA.
6 Novembre 2019
economist.com.na
Women are being urged to move from having conversations about economic empowerment to radical action. This was highlighted by speakers who took part in the African Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) held last week in South Africa.
4 Novembre 2019
www.africanreview.com
The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) opened in Cape Town on 29 October 2019 with stirring calls from speakers for women to move from having conversations about economic empowerment to radical action
2 Novembre 2019
www.africanews.com
To mark the 5th anniversary of its high-profile annual conference, the Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) (http://www.AWIEForum.org), has launched a prestigious publication, AWIEF Insights, celebrating and acknowledging the contribution made by women leaders, businesswomen and entrepreneurs across the Pan-African continent.
2 Novembre 2019
www.africanews.com
The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) (http://www.AWIEForum.org), opened in Cape Town, South Africa, 29 October 2019, with stirring calls from speakers for women to move from having conversations about economic empowerment to radical action.
2 Novembre 2019
www.pmldaily.com
The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum Conference (AWIEF) has called for the economic empowerment of women to be linked to the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA). The call was made during the annual gathering of leading women politicians, businesswomen and entrepreneurs on the continent, 29-30 October 2019, at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC),...
1 Novembre 2019
guardian.ng
Founder, Centre for Values in Leadership (CVL), Prof. Pat Utomi, has said that fundamental institutional weaknesses were responsible for the lack of economic growth on the continent.
1 Novembre 2019
www.bizcommunity.africa
Putting women in Africa back into the African economy is crucial to the continent's economic growth, as well as its peace and stability, said Dr Vera Songwe, United Nations Undersecretary General and Executive Secretary, UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA).
31 Octobre 2019
fanabc.com
A two-day regional conference on “Delivering the Global Compact on Refugees: Local Approaches to Inclusion,” opened in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa today, October 31, 2019.
27 Octobre 2019
fr.ami.mr
Le ministre du commerce et du tourisme, M. Sid’Ahmed Ould Mohamed, a regagné Nouakchott, dimanche, en provenance d’Addis-Abeba après avoir participé aux réunions du conseil du commerce des pays membres de la zone de libre-échange continentale africaine.
24 Octobre 2019
sdg.iisd.org
Climate change, inequality and the need for circular economy are key issues facing the five regions of the UN. The UN General Assembly’s Second Committee held a dialogue session with the heads of the regional commissions, with each updating delegates on the state of sustainable development in their region and current challenges.
23 Octobre 2019
www.modernghana.com
President Zewde said the launch of the chapter was a major milestone that will benefit all Ethiopian women and ensure their voice is better heard and their issues better addressed.
23 Octobre 2019
newbusinessethiopia.com
The Ethiopian Chapter of the African Women Leaders Network (AWLN) is launched on Monday at an event attended by United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed, President of Ethiopia, Sahle-Work Zewde.
23 Octobre 2019
newbusinessethiopia.com
United Nations Deputy Secretary General Amina Mohammed, on Monday met with a number of women peacekeepers from Ethiopia to discuss the challenges they face in the field and come up with possible solutions.
23 Octobre 2019
newbusinessethiopia.com
The Ethiopian Chapter of the African Women Leaders Network (AWLN) is launched on Monday at an event attended by United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed, President of Ethiopia, Sahle-Work Zewde.
23 Octobre 2019
newbusinessethiopia.com
United Nations Deputy Secretary General Amina Mohammed, on Monday met with a number of women peacekeepers from Ethiopia to discuss the challenges they face in the field and come up with possible solutions.
23 Octobre 2019
www.modernghana.com
United Nations Deputy Secretary General Amina Mohammed, on Monday met with a number of women peacekeepers from Ethiopia to discuss the challenges they face in the field and come up with possible solutions.
22 Octobre 2019
www.un.org
Chair of the Second Committee (Economic and Financial), opened the dialogue with the Executive Secretaries of the Regional Commissions, stating that this is a crucial moment for development, with the first cycle of reviews of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development concluded. He cited the regional dimension of the United Nations work as essential to advancing its implementation, as that...
21 Octobre 2019
www.africanews.com
The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) (www.AWIEForum.org) has announced the keynote speakers for its prestigious annual conference taking place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC), 29-30 October 2019 for the advancement of women in Africa as innovators and entrepreneurs.
21 Octobre 2019
www.devdiscourse.com
The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) (AWIEForum.org) has announced the keynote speakers for its prestigious annual conference taking place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC), 29-30 October 2019 for the advancement of women in Africa as innovators and entrepreneurs.
21 Octobre 2019
www.biometricupdate.com
The importance of civil registration systems to economic and social development in African nations was emphasized in a speech by UN Economic Commission for Africa Executive Secretary (ECA) Dr. Vera Songwe, as a core element for achieving the continent’s ambitions of poverty eradication, inclusivity, sustainable development, and respect for human rights.
21 Octobre 2019
www.ghanabusinessnews.com
Last week in the Zambian capital, Lusaka, the Fifth Conference of African Ministers responsible for Civil Registration took place. At the end of the conference it was obvious that much of what was discussed have been said over and over again. It also became apparent that some efforts are being made and some strides have been achieved in improving the situation of legal identity of many Africans....
20 Octobre 2019
www.newtimes.co.rw
Vera Songwe, the Under-Secretary-General of the UN and Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa, said on Thursday that African countries face fundamental challenges in their bid to address the legal identity gap in Africa.

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