"If there were no NEPAD, there would be need to establish one" said a participant at the NEPAD colloquium and congress as part of activities assessing the achievements and challenges of the pan-African initiative over the past 10 years.
Two key NEPAD architects, ex Presidents Mbeki of South Africa and Olusegun Obasanjo of Nigeria as well as Jerry Rawlings of Ghana will address NEPAD Colloquium on 28 March in Addis Ababa. PM Meles Zenawi of Ethiopia and the AUC Chairperson will also speak.
The NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency, the technical arm of the African Union, will on March 28 organise a one-day colloquium and congress in Addis Ababa to brainstorm on the future of NEPAD and Africa’s development.
The EAC MRH Project will promote the harmonization of medicines registration in the region, which is a key contributor to public health and leads to rapid access to good quality, safe and effective medicines for priority diseases.
The NEPAD Agency, will on 27 March hold a workshop to mobilize journalists and raise awareness as part of activities marking its 10th Anniversary celebrations, under the theme: “Reflecting on Africa’s past and future”.
The NEPAD Spanish Fund for African Women Empowerment has approved funding for 31 projects in Sub-Saharan African countries worth 8,209,745 Euros in its determination to empower women in the region and boost development