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Guinea Bissau

Dr Carlos Lopes

Date of Birth: 7 March 1960
Place of Birth: Canchungo, Guinea Bissau


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Who speaks for Africa?

The AU heads of state then upped the ante at their summit in Noakchott Mauritania in July by appointing Carlos Lopes the distinguished Bissau-Guinean economist and former head of the UN's Economic Commission on Africa as high representative for the talks...


UK vote stalls trade talks

The former Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa Carlos Lopes argues that the most significant impact for Africa of a 'hard Brexit' would be felt if the UK's financial services sector lost its place as Europe's financial hub...


A new deal in the East

Under Carlos Lopes the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa in Addis Ababa Ethiopia has been advocating an interventionist developmental state pursuing a 'smart protection' industrialisation policy (AC Vol 56 No 15 Goalfest in Addis)...


Goalfest in Addis

‘This is an African problem with a global solution ' said the Executive Secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Africa Carlos Lopes...


Cash for power and transport

Carlos Lopes who heads the United Nations' Economic Commission for Africa told delegates about Brazil's Conditional Cash Transfer scheme under which families received social security benefits only if their child had attended for a minimum number of school days and got their mandatory vaccinations...


Development vies with conflict resolution in Addis

On 13 January Dlamini-Zuma shared a platform at the AU headquarters with African Development Bank President Donald Kaberuka and the Economic Commission for Africa’s Executive Secretary Carlos Lopes to launch a coordinated development plan for the next 50 years...


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