Representatives of African governments, international organisations and development partners are in Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian capital, for the 44th Meeting of NEPAD Steering Committee, ahead of the African Union Summit on July 15.
A joint funding grant accord was signed on June 1, between the EAC, the Indian Trust Fund and the NEPAD-Infrastructure Preparation Project Facility, to modernize and improve the railway sector in the East African Community (EAC).
Africa’s decision to have a common voice at the UN Sustainable Development Conference will help advance the continent’s agenda at international conferences, ending past marginalization, the NEPAD Agency has said.
The NEPAD Agency will be aiming to ensure that discussions at Rio+20 Summit, to be held in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro will reflect its agenda of enhancing Africa's growth, development and its full participation in the global economy.
The NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency in collaboration with the Economic Commission for Africa(ECA) will hold a two-day meeting with key stakeholders to discuss ways to work together in the implementation of the NEPAD Programme.