Participants at the 2020 edition of the African Economic Conference have been told that digitalization of trade across the continent can significantly boost free trade in Africa, helping to realize the objectives of the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA). The virtual 3-day event kicked off today in Addis Ababa.
An online design challenge on COVID-19 was launched today to provide Ethiopian youth an opportunity to come up with innovative solutions to tackle current and future challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Supporting Ethiopia’s ongoing democratization process and reform, The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and donor countries have provided $40 million financial support to the Electoral Board of Ethiopia.
A three-day multi-stakeholder capacity development meeting to support the building of effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels of the Ethiopian urban governance system is held in Addis Ababa.
African Adaptation Initiative is expected to be an opportunity to consider the most effective measures to help close the Adaptation Gap in Africa, which experts estimate to be between $7 billion and $15 billion per year by 2020, increasing thereafter.