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9TH Annual JointMeetings of the AU Specialized Technical Committee on Finance, Monetary Affairs, Economic Planning and integrated and ECA Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic development Experts

By African Union Commission (AUC)
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ADVISORY

INVITATION TO MEDIA REPRESENTATIVES

What: 9TH Annual Joint Meetings of the AU Specialized Technical Committee on Finance, Monetary Affairs, Economic Planning and integrated and ECA Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic development Experts

When: 31 March − 5 April 2016

Where: Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Who: African Union Commission and UN Economic and Social Council

Participants: Ministers and representatives of member States, regional economic communities, United Nations agencies, pan-African financial institutions, African academic and research institutions, development partners and other intergovernmental organizations. Invitations will also be extended to other cooperating partners, non-governmental organizations and the private sector.

Objectives:

Provide insights as to how an integrated and harmonized approach for the execution of Agenda 2063 and its first ten-year implementation plan and the Sustainable Development Goals could be designed and implemented at the Member State level

Provide guidance on mechanisms for the development of an integrated and harmonized approach, in order to contribute coherently to the achievement of Agenda 2063.

Expected outcomes:

Recommendations on a unified approach for the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of Agenda 2063, the first ten-year

Implementation plan and the Sustainable Development Goals;

Guidance on the mechanisms for developing such a unified approach.

Journalists are invited to cover the Meeting of the Committee of Experts on 31st March to 5THApril 2016