Africa holds 'near boundless potential,' but lack of finance is a critical constraint to progress, UN deputy chief says in Rome

29 January 2024
A woman in a white shawl-cover speaks at a podium (left) and shakes hands with a woman (top right) and stands for a group shot at the Italy-Africa Summit.
Caption: At the Italy-Africa Summit, UN deputy chief Amina Mohammed met with high-level stakeholders and discussed making global financial architecture work better for Africa and investing in energy, food, and climate action, among other priorities.
Photo: © UN Photo/Pier Paolo Cito; Presidency of the Council of Ministers, Italy; Presidency of the Italian Republic