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  • Africa Investment Forum: African development changes course from aid to investment

    Africa Investment Forum: African development changes course from aid to investment

    African presidents were saluted for embracing the continent’s economic growth project. Read More
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  • Africa Investment Forum: African development changes course from aid to investment

    Africa Investment Forum: African development changes course from aid to investment

    African presidents were saluted for embracing the continent’s economic growth project. Read More
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  • Link between IP and trade and knowledge flows unpacked
    Link between IP and trade and knowledge flows unpacked

    The Seminar on Intellectual Property and Knowledge Flows in a Digital Era, which took place at the WTO in Geneva on 5-6 November, provided concrete data that could be used to further develop the understanding of the complex role of IP in the contemporary world and highlighted the value of presentations to better understand the link between IP and trade in services, particularly in terms of measuring knowledge flows.

  • IORA urged to strengthen members’ contribution to world dialogue
    IORA urged to strengthen members’ contribution to world dialogue

    IORA member states should focus on strengthening the region’s contribution towards global security, economic growth and sustainable development, said South African International Relations and Co-operation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu at the IORA Council of Ministers meeting in Durban on 2 November. The association aimed at strengthening regional co-operation and sustainable development, and it could become “a beacon of hope for multilateralism”.

  • Africa Investment Forum: African development changes course from aid to investment
    Africa Investment Forum: African development changes course from aid to investment

    African presidents were saluted for embracing the continent’s economic growth project, with organisers of the inaugural Africa Investment Forum saying this would go a long way in attracting tangible investment. The current crop of African leaders was described as being the chief executive officers of their countries by African Development Bank president Akinwumi Adesina, who was speaking at the forum in Johannesburg on 7 November. “African leaders are doing business differently. We are seeing our leaders as CEOs of their own corporations, if you will,” he said.

EVENTS: UPCOMING AND PAST

  • UNCTAD meetings
    Launch of Least Developed Countries report, 20 November 2018, Geneva, Switzerland African Forum for National Trade Facilitation Committees, 27-29 November 2019, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • UNECA meetings
    African Statistics Day, 18 November, 2018, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Transport Infrastructure Development in Africa, 19-30 November 2018, Dakar, Senegal
  • OECD meetings
    Second meeting of Mining Regions and Cities, 20-24 November 2018, Darwin, Australia OECD World Forum on Statistics, Knowledge and Policy to explore future of wellbeing, 27-29 November 2018, Incheon, Korea

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