Africa Week – October 16-20, 2017

Africa Shadow Map

UN Africa Week, Theme for 2017: “Supporting an Integrated, Prosperous, People-centered, Peaceful Africa: Towards the Implementation of Agenda 2063 and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”

October 16-20 being Africa Week, I have posted article’s on geography, demography, economics, agriculture, and religion on the continent.

“Africa Week is an annual event organized on the margins of the [UN] General Assembly Debate on Africa’s development by the Office of the Special Adviser on Africa (OSAA)….”

“Since its launch in 2010, Africa Week has evolved to focus on the wide range of Africa’s development priorities, covering the areas of peace, security, governance, human rights, socio-economic, and environmental development.

“Each year, Africa Week features a series of high-level events to engage Member States and other stakeholders on an overarching theme that addresses current priorities on the continent.”

2016: Strengthening Partnerships for Inclusive Sustainable Development, Good Governance, Peace and Stability in Africa

2015: “Agenda 2063 and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development – Moving from Aspirations to Reality”

2014: “The Africa We Want:  Support of the United Nations System to the African Union’s Agenda 2063”


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