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Call for Papers - African Economic Conference 2019

AfDB, ECA and UNDP will hold the 2019 Africa Economic Forum in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, from 2nd to 4th December 2019. Call for papers open.  


New data challenges traditional notions of ‘rich’ and ‘poor’

The traditional concept of poverty is outdated, according to a new report released today by UNDP and the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI)  


Empowering People and Ensuring Inclusiveness and Equality In Africa

The Theme of the 2019 High Level Political Forum (HLPF) is ‘empowering people and ensuring inclusiveness and equality’, a topic that is a preoccupation of many governments and development partners,…  


Private sector is a key driver of Africa’s emergence

A private sector sharing a common vision with a strong developmental State is essential to maintaining African countries’ path towards inclusive emergence, participants to Third International…  



UNDP and Tony Elumelu Foundation sign agreement aimed at promoting entrepreneurship in Africa

“We have to give more attention and support to emerging African entrepreneurs, if the continent’s poverty, inequality and unemployment challenges have to be addressed.”  


2015 AEC Conference Proceedings




Kenya’s Youth Employment Challenge

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