Regional Cooperation for Development (RCD)

Coopération régionale de développement (CRD)

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1964-07-21 Ankara Turkey


21 Jul 1964, Ankara (Turkey), by the governments of Iran, Pakistan and Turkey, as a parallel organization to H-XH0254 - Central Treaty Organization (CENTO). Commenced operations, 1965, with permanent secretariat in Teheran (Iran Islamic Rep). Redefined on adoption of Treaty of Ismir at summit, 21-28 Apr 1976, Izmir (Turkey). This agreement remained unratified because of uncertainties in regional and international arenas. RCD was dormant from 1976 to 1984. It was replaced, 27-29 Jan 1985, by D-XD3153 - Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO).


Ensure free or freer movement of goods through trade agreements; formulate and implement joint projects; undertake studies for construction and improvement of rail and road links; improve air transport and maritime transport services in the region and investigate possible joint ventures in these fields.


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GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal



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