The 8th Joint Annual Meetings of the African Union Specialized Technical Committee on Finance, Monetary Affairs, Economic Planning and Integration and the ECA Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development will take place from 25-31 March 2015 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The Conference will tackle the theme, Implementing Agenda 2063 - Planning, Mobilizing and Financing for Development in a Ministerial segment from 30-31 March 2015, which will be preceded by an expert’s segment from 26-27 March.
Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)
- 25 March 2015 to 31 March 2015
- 22 January 2015
The study proposes refining the official objective of ODA to “benefit the poorest 20% of people in developing countries” from its current broader mandate of “promoting economic development and welfare”. This would establish a clear purpose for ODA over the post-2015 timeframe and beyond, ensuring that allocations underpin the goal of ending $1.25-a-day poverty by 2030 and leaving no-one behind, as well as the longer term objective to end poverty in all its forms everywhere.
Key findings and recommendations include:
- 24 October 2014
The MDG Gap Task Force, an inter-agency collaboration created by the United Nations Secretary-General in 2007, is responsible for monitoring the policy commitments embodied in the Millennium Declaration and earlier international agreements, identified as the targets of Goal 8 of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
- 16 October 2013
Distinguished delegates; Ladies and Gentlemen;
On behalf of the Chief Executive of the NEPAD Agency, allow me to express my honour to welcome you to this Regional Consultation for East and Southern African countries on Development Effectiveness. The presence of Member States, CSOs, Parliamentary groups, Universities and Regional Economic Communities here today reflects a collective commitment to Africa’s renewal and growth agenda.
- 15 June 2010
What Are Market Heat Maps?
- 01 September 2010
This brief summarizes the key findings of a survey to review status and progress in advancing mutual accountability mechanisms and aid transparency initiatives at country level. The survey was conducted in the spring of 2010 to inform the 2010 Development Cooperation Forum (DCF) and the High-level Plenary Meeting of the General Assembly on the Millennium Development Goals in September 2010.
- 01 September 2010
The targets of Millennium Development Goal (MGD) 8 are to:
- Develop further an open, rule-based, predictable, non-discriminatory trading and financial system
- Address the special needs of least developed countries, landlocked countries and small island developing states
- Deal comprehensively with developing countries' debt
- In cooperation with pharmaceutical companies, provide access to affordable, essential drugs in developing countries
- In cooperation with the private sector, make available benefits of new technologies, especially ICTs