Posted by: africanpressorganization | 10 June 2010

Launch of the UNCTAD Economic Development in Africa 2010 Report





Launch of the UNCTAD Economic Development in Africa 2010 Report


PRETORIA, South Africa, June 10, 2010/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa (IDC) and The United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) invite you to the launch of the UNCTAD Economic Development in Africa 2010 Report


Tuesday, 15 June 2010

10h15 – 11h30

Industrial Development Corporation, 19 Fredman Drive, Sandton


The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development will release its report Economic Development in Africa 2009 globally on 15 June 2010. 


“South–South cooperation: Africa and the new partnership for development” will be the theme of the report which analyzes trends in trade, investment and technology flows between Africa and other developing countries. The report also explores how such interactions can be used to meet African needs in such areas as economic growth, food security, energy, and response to climate change.


An UNCTAD expert on the report, Dr Janvier Nkurunziza, will provide a short overview of the report and handle questions on it. Hard copies of the report will be available at the launch on a first-come, first-served basis and refreshments will be provided.


Please note that the report is embargoed until 10h00 on Friday, 18 June 2010 


Please RSVP by Monday, 14 June 2010:

Mphilo Dlamini, telephone no. (011) 269-32883293, e-mail : or

Dianne Rymer, telephone no.   (011) 269-3454, e-mail : or

Sudeshan Reddy, telephone no. (012) 354 8507, e-mail:





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