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Vera Songwe, UN ECA’s Executive Secretary, to visit Cameroon on April 17-19

Vera Songwe, UN ECA’s Executive Secretary, to visit Cameroon on April 17-19
  • Comments   -   Wednesday, 17 April 2019 15:56

(Business in Cameroon) - Cameroonian Vera Songwe who has been Executive Secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) since August 3, 2017, is making her very first official visit to her home country on April 17-19.

The visit would “strengthen cooperation ties between the commission and Cameroon, especially in support of its efforts toward inclusive and sustainable development, structural transformation, economic diversification, regional integration and trade, as well as the digital economy.

During her 3-day stay, she will meet Cameroonian authorities. On April 18, she will deliver the closure speech of the forum on the African Continental Free Trade Area organized in Yaoundé, and give a lecture on Regional Integration and the Digital Economy at the International Relations Institute of Cameroon (IRIC).


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