Africa Industrialization Day

Africa Industrialization Day

November 20
In 1989 the United Nations designated November 20 as Africa Industrialization Day. Observances center around mustering international support for the industrialization of Africa.
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This week I attended the 28 Africa Industrialization Day at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.
The report, entitled 'Industrialize Africa: Strategies, Policies, Institutions and Financing', was published to coincide with Africa Industrialization Day on November 20.
The UN General Assembly, in 1989, proclaimed November 20 'Africa Industrialization Day'.
As Africa Industrialization Day is observed across the world on the 20th November 2014, it is worth noting that Africans continue to display their ability to adapt and adopt new technologies and points of view.
| NEW YORK, Nov 20 (KUNA) -- Marking Africa Industrialization Day, observed on November 20 of every year, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon highlighted the crucial role of job creation and entrepreneurship in eradicating poverty across the continent.
This year's Africa Industrialization Day highlights the important role intra-African trade can play in reducing poverty, increasing food and nutrition security and supporting sustainable development.

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