ECA Subregional Office for Southern Africa (SRO-SA Lusaka)

CEA bureau sous-régional pour l'Afrique australe

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1997-05-08 Addis Ababa Ethiopia


8 May 1997, Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), as ECA Subregional Development Centre for Southern Africa (SA/SRDC Lusaka) -- CEA Centre de développement sous-régional pour l'Afrique australe (CDSR/AA), within the framework of E-XE4174 - United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), under Resolution 828 (XXXII) of the 32nd Session (23rd meeting) of the ECA Conference of Ministers, as one of 5 subregional centres with the task of achieving the objectives of F-XF2245 - African Economic Community (AEC) as defined by T-XT9114 - Treaty Establishing the African Economic Community (Abuja treaty). Derives from Multinational Programming and Operational Centre, UNECA/MULPOC, Lusaka (MULPOC, Lusaka) -- Centre multinational de programmation et d'éxécution de projets, Lusaka, set up Nov 1977, Lusaka, to cover Eastern and Southern Africa as one of 5 'MULPOCs', replacing the subregional offices and the 3 U-XU0264 - United Nations Development Advisory Teams (UNDATS) under Resolution 311 (XIII) of the 4th meeting of ECA Conference of Ministers. The 'MULPOCS' constituted the operational field arm of UN/ECA and were all transformed into ECA Subregional Development Centres (UNECA/SRDCs) under the same Resolution. Also referred to by initials UNECA/SDRC-SA -- CEA/CDSR-AA.


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