News & Events

December 14, 2019

UNCTAD, CSEA partner to advance African economic research

​West Africa’s economy is booming compared to its sub-Saharan counterparts. This bodes well for the region, which can leverage improved output, trade growth and the recovery of international oil and…

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November 20, 2019

CSEA becomes an UNCTAD Regional Center of Excellence

On 29 October 2019, UNCTAD held its annual Centers of Excellence strategic meeting in Geneva, Switzerland. CSEA has been selected as a UNCTAD Regional Center of Excellence (CoE). The CoE’s…

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November 12, 2019

CSEA participates at the 3rd Steering Committee Meeting for the South-South Global Thinkers

Dr. Chukwuka Onyekwena joined other participants at the “3rd Steering Committee Meeting for the South-South Global Thinkers: the Global Coalition of Think Tank Networks for SSC”, on November 7, 2019…

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November 8, 2019

The Role of South-South Cooperation in Promoting and Deepening Trade and Investment in Africa

Dr. Chukwuka Onyekwena participated at the workshop on “The Role of South-South Cooperation in Promoting and Deepening Trade and Investment in Africa – Promoting Conducive Policy and Legal Environments in Africa”…

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October 20, 2019

11th African Policy Circle Meeting

The 11th meeting of the Africa Policy Circle (APC) held in Lilongwe, Malawi from October 10 to 11 2019, under the theme “Sustainable African Cities of the Future”. Specifically, this…

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September 25, 2019

SDG4 and the drive towards achieving Quality Education in Nigeria

As part of the 2019 Global Goals Week CSEA organised a dissemination event to present findings from a research project titled: “Exclusion in Education in Nigeria: The dimensions, drivers and…

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September 13, 2019

Local government, human development: Chinese lessons for African Countries

CSEA Senior research fellow, Dr. Adedeji Adeniran participated in a workshop organized by the Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC) in Uganda. The workshop convened Policy makers, researchers, local government leaders…

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July 20, 2019

Strengthening SDG 17 through South-South and Triangular Cooperation

Dr. Chukwuka Onyekwena participated at the Consultation with Southern-based Think Tanks for the 2019 Human Development Report which was co-hosted by the United Nations Office for South­South Cooperation (UNOSSC) and the Human Development Report…

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July 18, 2019

South-South Global Thinkers Dialogue – Reflection on BAPA+40 Outcome Document.

The United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) organized a session bringing together think tank members from the South-South Global Thinkers initiative to…

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July 17, 2019

Leaders in African Education Research convene to discuss Strengthening Research in Education

Addis Ababa University (AAU) recently convened 41 education researchers representing 18 countries from across the continent for the ‘Leaders in African Education Research’ to debate research priorities and opportunities in order…

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July 15, 2019

SDG Learning Session on Policy Coherence

Dr. Chukwuka Onyekwena was a panelist at the SDG Learning session “From silos to synergies: Governance and policy coherence tools for implementing the SDGs in an integrated manner”. The Panel discussion on…

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July 14, 2019

Progress on the 2030 Agenda: Insights from country experiences

The United Nations Foundation and Southern Voice convened participants at a high-level event on the sidelines of the High-level Political Forum (HLPF) to discuss progress on the 2030 Agenda for the Southern Voice’s State of…

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June 12, 2019

Nigeria’s Electricity Challenges and Policy Bottlenecks

Nigeria is Africa’s largest economy and has one of the widest energy gaps in the world. To provide the necessary economic growth for its growing population, Nigeria urgently needs to…

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May 31, 2019

10th Africa Policy Circle Meeting

Rapid urbanisation has continued to challenge the security of life and property in many of the sprawling and unplanned cities in Africa. The concentration of vast amounts of people in…

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May 28, 2019

SDG Progress-Perspectives from around the Globe

As a side event of the T20 Summit in Tokyo, Japan, the Southern Voice Network in collaboration with the JICA Research Institute organized a panel discussion to review progress of…

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May 27, 2019

2019 Africa- China Think Tank Forum

The Africa- China Think Tank Forum hosted by the Policy Monitoring and Research Centre (PMRC) was organized under the theme “Rebranding Africa as Premiere Destination”. The forum was convened to…

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