The Economic Commission for Africa (Office for North Africa) launched Tuesday 1st March in Rabat its 31st Intergovernmental Committee of Experts (ICE) under the theme: "Green economy to speed up industrialization in North Africa". During four days, more than 150 delegates, experts, academics, private sector and civil society representatives from across the region examined North Africa's evolution on the macro-economic and social level and will make recommendations to achieve a more environmentally sustainable industrialization.
Senegal joins the Partnership for Action on Green Economy. Up to half a million people could be lifted out of poverty, and 30,000 new jobs created in Senegal, with a switch to a Green Economy, according to a new report from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
UNECA, 4 March 2016
The Economic Commission for Africa (Office for North Africa) concluded, Friday 4 March 2016 in Rabat, its 31st Intergovernmental Committee of Experts (ICE). During this four day… Read more »
North Africa: Greening the Economy to Speed Up Industrialization
UNECA, 4 January 2016
Economic Commission for Africa): The ECA office in North Africa is organizing on 1- 4 March 2016 in Rabat (Morocco), its 31st Intergovernmental Committee of Experts (ICE) under the… Read more »
UNECA, 7 December 2015
Africa can leverage opportunities from climate change to engineer a new era of industrialisation that can drive clean economic growth, create sustainable jobs and reduce poverty,… Read more »