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UNECA chief seeks increased, urgent funding to mitigate climate change in Africa

Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), Vera Songwe, has called for urgent and increased funding to mitigate the impact...

Africa’s youth renew commitment to the SDGs

Young people in Africa have pledged to work harder and ensure that the continent achieves its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. In a virtual...

Africa’s hunger crisis worsening, says report

A new, interactive digital report launched on Tuesday, December 14, 2021, shows that the number of hungry people in Africa continues to rise, spurred by conflict,...

AfDB, AUC, UNECA pledge more resources to improve land governance in Africa

The African Development Bank (AfDB), the African Union Commission (AUC), and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) on Thursday, November 4, 2021...

UNECA launches $30bn facility to address continent’s bond issuance needs

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has established the Liquidity and Sustainability Facility (LSF) that could reach $30 billion and will be...

UNECA develops city-level indicators for monitoring sustainable development

The UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) has developed 107 city-level indicators to support local authorities and national statistical offices (NSOs) in monitoring and...

Fruit, vegetables, protein remain out of reach for most Africans, says report

Africa’s agri-food systems must be transformed to make healthy diets more affordable for Africans. That is the central message of a new report launched on...

UNECA, AU, others to partner on sustainable development in Africa

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) has said that it will partner with the African Union (AU) and other bodies to ensure...

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Climate change: Senate seeks broader action to tackle gas emission

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday, September 27, 2022, called for broader action to reduce gas emission,...
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World Rivers Day: Stakeholders advocate declaration of rights for nation’s rivers

Stakeholders in the water sector have advocated for a declaration of rights for all the major rivers in the...

UNGA, Vanuatu call for International Court of Justice advisory opinion on climate change

Vanuatu and a group of global coalition States at an “International Court of Justice Champions” meeting in New York City on...

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Climate change: Senate seeks broader action to tackle gas emission

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday, September...

World Rivers Day: Stakeholders advocate declaration of rights for nation’s rivers

Stakeholders in the water sector have advocated for a...