Tag: Vera Songwe

AU Summit 2020: UNECA on the role of women in promoting development & security in Africa

Silencing the guns is a slogan at this year’s AU summit as part of this the continental body held discussions on the role of women in this initiative. CNBC Africa spoke to UNECA's Executive Director, Vera Songwe for more.

How the AfCFTA strengthens multilateralism in Africa

Vera Songwe, the Under Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of UNECA is confident that multilateralism will return to the global trade terrain in different forms, and that Africa will contribute a new framework.

How to build sustainable healthcare systems in Africa

At the launch of the African Business Coalition for Health in Addis Ababa, CNBC Africa’s Wole Famurewa caught up with Vera Songwe, Executive Secretary of United Nations Economic Commission for Africa and they explored ways to build sustainable healthcare systems in Africa.

ECA’s Vera Songwe on role of private sector in financing Africa’s health care

What impact will public private partnership bring into the Africa health care system? Vera Songwe, Executive Secretary Economic Commission for Africa of United Nations spoke on the side-lines of UN General Assembly where a high-level dialogue discusses pathways to improving Africa's health and prosperity.

Africa Free Trade area: Why it’s important

Africa Free Trade area: Why it’s important
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