(United Nations Economic Commission for Africa) 23rd Conference of the Intergovernmental Committee of Senior Officials and Experts for Eastern Africa
Posted by: Semere Asmelash
Date: Monday, 04 November 2019
23rd Conference of the Intergovernmental Committee of Senior Officials and Experts for Eastern Africa
Leveraging New Opportunities for Regional Integration in Eastern Africa
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2019 TO THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2019
"We are very happy to host ECA official meeting in Asmara"
Minister Saleh, Eritrea Minister of Foreign Affairs, meeting with Andrew Mold, head of UNECA in East Africa, reiterated the government's support to the ICSOE2019 meeting.
The Regional Office for Eastern Africa of the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) held the 23rd Session of its Intergovernmental Committee of Senior Officials and Experts (ICSOE) in Asmara, Eritrea. The ICSOE is held annually to discuss key issues and challenges about the economic and social development of the sub-region with the view to making appropriate recommendations to address them.
The meeting is attended by Senior Government Officials from fourteen-member States served by the office as well as Regional Economic Communities (RECs) and Intergovernmental Organizations (IGOs) of the sub-region, development partners, research centres, media practitioners, private sector and civil society organisations and seasoned experts.
The theme of the year’s ICSOE is: “Leveraging New Opportunities for Regional Integration in Eastern Africa”. The meeting will be held in Asmara, Eritrea on 5-7 November 2019