UNPAN Africa

Towards Improved Access to Broadband Internet in Support of Africa’s Transformation ​

The present policy brief is drawn from a recent study by ECA entitled “Towards improved access to broadband in Africa”. It summarizes the evidence on broadband access in Africa and provides key policy recommendations for consideration by African policymakers and decision-makers. It is hoped that it will contribute to explorations of how best to build up broadband infrastructure on the continent and thus make broadband services easily accessible and affordable to citizens and firms. ​
September 2020
English
Digital Government
Policy Brief
Contributed by
ECA

Integrating Transparency, Accountability and Anti-Corruption in Socio-Economic Impact Analyses​

There is a lack of knowledge and guidance on how to integrate transparency, accountability and anti-corruption in socio-economic impact analysis, and most socio-economic analyses do not assess the impact of COVID-19 from a governance and anti-corruption perspective.
November 2020
English
Digital Government
Policy Brief
Contributed by
ECA

African Economic Conference 2020​

The theme of this year’s conference is “Africa beyond COVID-19: accelerating towards inclusive sustainable development”. The conference will provide a platform for established academics and young researchers to present their solution-oriented research to policymakers and decision-makers.
8-10 December 2020
English
Local Governance
Webinar
Contributed by
ECA

Public Sector Financial Management Training

The practice of efficient PFM is now considered critical in combating corruption, alleviating poverty, and ensuring the effective use of internal and external resources as an essential part of the development process. Sound PFM are critical to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG's) and Africa Agenda 2063.
2020-12-07~2020-12-11
English
Participation and Accountability
Webinar
Contributed by
AAPAM

35th Meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee of Senior Officials and Experts for North Africa

The annual meeting will provide assessments and exchanges between high-level officials, experts, researchers, private sector and civil society representatives on the evolution of economic in North Africa. This year, the overarching theme of the 2020 edition is “Recovering from COVID-19: Policies and Strategies for North Africa”.
2020-11-17
English
Governance and Public Institutions
Webinar
Contributed by
ECA

The AAPAM Gold Medal Award

The AAPAM Gold Medal Award marks the exceptional achievement of an individual who has shown distinctive leadership or has made a significant contribution to excellence in public administration and management in Africa. Awarded after every three years, the AAPAM Gold Medal is the highest honour accorded by AAPAM to outstanding public service.
2020-11
English
Leadership and Public Servants’ Capacities
Award Programme
Contributed by
AAPAM

Towards Improved Access to Broadband Internet in Support of Africa’s Transformation

The present policy brief is drawn from a recent study by ECA entitled “Towards improved access to broadband in Africa”. It summarizes the evidence on broadband access in Africa and provides key policy recommendations for consideration by African policymakers and decision-makers. It is hoped that it will contribute to explorations of how best to build up broadband infrastructure on the continent and thus make broadband services easily accessible and affordable to citizens and firms.
2020-09
English
Digital Government
Policy Brief
Contributed by
ECA