ECOSOCC launches new awareness series on COVID19 Vaccine

ECOSOCC launches a new series of COVID-19 Awareness Campaign in partnership with the African Development Bank ( AfDB) and Africa CDC , Lusaka 05 March

ECOSOCC partners LDIW for a Waste-Free Africa

Mr. William Carew ,the Head of ECOSOCC Secretariat, delivered a keynote address at the Let's Do It World Annual Conference announcing the organ's full support for a Sustainable and Waste-Free Africa

Munich/Lusaka, January 29, 2021

ECOSOCC General Assembly

ECOSOCC successfully conducted the 2nd Ordinary Session of the 3rd Permanent General Assembly via teleconferencing from 16-17 December 2020.

ECOSOCC partners COMESA in Peace & Security Matters

The African Union’s Economic, Social and Cultural Council (AU-ECOSOCC) and the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) are holding  consultations with Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in Zambia to enhance partnerships and collaboration in peace and security initiatives

Accountability in Times of Covid 19 - The Role of CSOs

In March, following the outbreak of the COVID-19 in Africa, the AU-ECOSOCC and African Development Bank’s Gender, Women and Civil Society Department (AfDB-AHGC), initiated a webinar series aimed at raising awareness and sensitizing African citizens about the pandemic. ( July 17, 2020)

Role of Youth in Shaping Post Pandemic Africa

AU ECOSOCC and the AfDB, Thursday, hosted a teleconference on the theme: “Role of Youth in Shaping a Post-Pandemic Africa,” focused on how African youths can contribute in shaping the continent`s future – post-pandemic. ( July 01, 2020)

Non-State Actors & Silencing the Guns

Highlights on the African Union's  virtual conference on the theme: “The Role of Non-State Actors in Silencing the Guns in Africa,” focused on the role of non-state actors in ending conflicts and human rights violations on the African continent

Building Resilience in Africa's Education System

As African governments began plans for the reopening of schools, AU ECOSOCC and AfDB Gender, Women and Civil Society Department’s last bi-weekly COVID-19 awareness webinar series focused on the theme: Building resilience in education systems, post pandemic ( June 20,2020)

Africa Day 2020

In commemoration of Africa Day 2020, the secretariat of African Union Economic, Social and Cultural Council (AU ECOSOCC), hosted a roundtable discussion with journalists where the secretariat’s agenda for working with the African media was unveiled

Gender Mainstreaming in COVID 19 Response

In support of Africa’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, ECOSOCC & AfDB’s Gender, Women and Civil Society Department, are jointly hosting a series of weekly thematic webinars aimed at raising awareness and sensitizing African citizens about the pandemic.

ECOSOCC-AFDB Support in COVID 19 Response

Kyeretwie Akwasi Osei, Head of Programmes at AU ECOSOCC, speaks about AU ECOSOCC’s partnership with the African Development Bank (AfDB) in support of the continental response to COVID-19 ( 15 April, 2020)

Lusaka welcomes the ECOSOCC Secretariat

Mr Carew takes office as Principal Coordinator at Lusaka ( Jan 2020) 


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