Union of African Shippers' Councils (UASC)

Union des conseils des chargeurs africains (UCCA)
União dos Conselhos dos Carregadores Africanos (UCCA)

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History

Feb 1977, Accra (Ghana), as a specialized organ of Maritime Organization of West and Central Africa (MOWCA).

Aims

Strengthen the consultative and negotiating mechanisms with maritime conferences and ship owners; reduce the incidence of transport cost on the economies of West and Central African countries; promote any cooperation policy protecting the interests of member states vis-à-vis carriage of goods; simplify administrative formalities in international maritime traffic; promote sub-regional trade; contribute to sub-regional economic integration policies.

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Activities

Programmes/projects/major activities: revitalization of the Union; council reforms; celebration of African Shippers' Day; freight exchange project. Organizes international seminars, workshops, conferences, symposia and meetings.

Structure

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Languages

English, French, Portuguese.

Financing

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 14 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 3 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 19 countries
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Type II Classification

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Subjects *

  • Information
    • Advisory
  • Transportation, Telecommunications
    • Maritime
    • Forwarders, Distributors

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

UIA Org ID

E0791

Last News Received

2017
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