Conference of Postal and Telecommunications Administrations of the States of West Africa
Conférence des administrations des postes et télécommunications des Etats de l'Afrique de l'Ouest (CAPTEAO)
1971-03-04 Nouakchott Mauritania
4 Mar 1971, Nouakchott (Mauritania), on signing of an Agreement; commenced activities 1 Jan 1972. Took over activities of Union des postes et télécommunications des Etats de l'Afrique de l'Ouest (UPTEAO), set up 1959, Dakar (Senegal), which came under the Convention of 18 Jan 1962, Cotonou (Benin); this Convention now having been replaced by the 1971 Agreement.
No permanent secretariat; coordinated and executed by member states in rotation, each of which in turn nominates Secretary General. Members (representatives of member states' postal and telecommunications administrations) meet annually under the presidency of the host country.
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