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This guide provides a starting point for researching information and pointers to the main information resources on Africa.


About Africa Week

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Africa Week is an annual event organized by the UN Office of the Special Adviser on Africa (OSAA), in close collaboration with other partners. The week celebrates and showcases Africa’s continuous advancements and achievements with respect to social, economic, political and environmental development, while bringing to the fore awareness on the new and emerging challenges confronting the continent.

The aim is to mobilize international support at the global level for Africa’s development priorities and its inclusive transformative agenda.

The Africa Week  2017 theme is : "Supporting an Integrated, Prosperous, People-centred, Peaceful  Africa: Towards the Implementation of Agenda 2063 and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development"

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