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United Nations Economic Commission for Africa

Scientific Affairs Officer: Dr Victor Konde

Email: [email protected]

United Nation Economic Commission for Africa Established in 1958 by the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations (UN) forming part of the UN’s five regional commissions. The Economic Commission for Africa’s mandate is to promote the economic and social development of its member States, foster intra-regional integration, and promote international cooperation for Africa’s development.

ECA is guided to deliver ideas and actions for an empowered and transformed Africa; informed by the 2030 Agenda and Agenda 2063 As part of its strategy UNECA has entered into a cooperation agreement with AMRS to promote excellence in materials science for Africa’s development. Material Science has ample potential to solve Africa’s crisis in water, health, Food security and energy, this forms part of UNECA mandate to promote efforts in material science.

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Events

  • ARUA 2021 BIENNIAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

    Title: Global Public Health Challenges: Facing Them in Africa

    Dates: 17 – 19 November 2021

    The ARUA 2021 Biennial Conference will bring together experts from universities, research institutions, government, industry, civil society, international organizations, etc., to discuss the different steps that African economies need to take in order to face global public health challenges squarely.
    The conference is jointly hosted by the University of Pretoria and the University of Witwatersrand and will take place at the Future Africa Facility at the University of Pretoria. This year’s conference will be hosted as a hybrid event with physical and online participation. The African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA) invites you to join the conversation by registering for the event.

    View the conference flyer

  • ARUA 2021 BIENNIAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

    Title: Global Public Health Challenges: Facing Them in Africa

    Dates: 17 – 19 November 2021

    The ARUA 2021 Biennial Conference will bring together experts from universities, research institutions, government, industry, civil society, international organizations, etc., to discuss the different steps that African economies need to take in order to face global public health challenges squarely.
    The conference is jointly hosted by the University of Pretoria and the University of Witwatersrand and will take place at the Future Africa Facility at the University of Pretoria. This year’s conference will be hosted as a hybrid event with physical and online participation. The African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA) invites you to join the conversation by registering for the event.

    View the conference flyer

  • ARUA 2021 BIENNIAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

    Title: Global Public Health Challenges: Facing Them in Africa

    Dates: 17 – 19 November 2021

    The ARUA 2021 Biennial Conference will bring together experts from universities, research institutions, government, industry, civil society, international organizations, etc., to discuss the different steps that African economies need to take in order to face global public health challenges squarely.
    The conference is jointly hosted by the University of Pretoria and the University of Witwatersrand and will take place at the Future Africa Facility at the University of Pretoria. This year’s conference will be hosted as a hybrid event with physical and online participation. The African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA) invites you to join the conversation by registering for the event.

    View the conference flyer

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