Ethiopian Prime Minister Haile Mariam Desalegn has urged African states to be "strategic, ambitious, rigorous and disciplined" if they are to achieve sustainable development. He was speaking at the opening of the Conference of Ministers, a side event at the African Development Week taking place in Addis Ababa. This year's conference focuses on the transition from the Millennium Development Goals to the Sustainable Development Goals and Africa's 50-year development plan, Agenda 2063. #AfricanDevelopmentWeek #CoM2016
African Leaders Open Conference With Encouraging Messages on Economic Transformation
Economic Commission for Africa, 4 April 2016
“Our future rests in our hands,” declared Ethiopia’s Prime Minister, Mr. Haile Mariam Desalegn on Monday in his keynote speech at the opening of the Conference of… Read more »
The opening session of the Conference of Ministers at the Africa Development Week taking place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Renowned Panelists to Review the Wins and Complexities of Migration in Africa
Economic Commission for Africa, 5 March 2016
It has been described as having a triple-win scenario for Africa: wins for young migrants, wins for their countries of origin and wins for their countries of destination. Read more »
ECA Chief Formalizes Partnership With China to Promote Africa's Transformation
Economic Commission for Africa, 21 March 2016
The Chinese ambassador to Ethiopia, Kuang Weilin, will henceforth serve as China's Permanent Representative to the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA). Read more »
All Set for Launch of the 2016 Economic Report for Africa
The Economic Commission for Africa will next month launch its 2016 edition of the Economic Report on Africa (ERA) focusing on growth and industrialization on the continent,… Read more »
African Economy - All Growth, No Prosperity
Guardian, 21 March 2016
African Centre for Economic Transformation (ACET), an independent think-tank has ended a two- day conference tagged, African Transformation Forum (ATF) 2016, last Tuesday. The… Read more »
Mindset Change Will Deliver a Transformed Africa, Says Kagame
New Times, 16 March 2016
President Paul Kagame has said that Africa's transformation will first happen at the level of mindsets before it is translated into concrete actions. Read more »
For Africa, Growth Is Not Enough, Poverty Must Be Reduced - Leaders
Guardian, 15 March 2016
Leading thinkers, policy-makers, government officials, development partners and business leaders across Africa have unanimously agreed that the continent has to move beyond… Read more »
Currrent indices used to measure corruption are flawed, according to the fourth Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) African Governance Review report issued in Addis. These ... Read more »
African Ministers and leaders gathered in Addis Ababa at the annual joint AU-ECA Conference of Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development closed their activities ... Read more »
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