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Senegal: Dakar Hosts ECA-AU Conference of Ministers

The joint Annual Ministerial Conference of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the African Union Commission (AUC) will be held in Dakar, Senegal, as part of the African Development Week 2017 from 23-28 March 2017 on the theme, "Growth, Inequality and Unemployment." The theme builds on the understanding that the sustained reduction of inequality requires a holistic understanding of the interrelated issues for coherent policymaking. More on the ECA in this BRIEFING


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2nd African Development Week, hosted by the Economic Commission for Africa and the African Union, begins in Dakar, Senegal, this week - March 23-28. The annual high-level joint ECA-AU ministerial Conference, bringing together AU Ministers of the Economy and Finance and the ECA Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, will also take place during the week.