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United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA or ECA) / Nations Unies Commission économique pour l'Afrique (CEA)

It is based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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Description

EN "Established in 1958, ECA is one of five regional commissions under the administrative direction of United Nations (UN) headquarters. As the regional arm of the UN in Africa, it is mandated to support the economic and social development of its 53 member States, foster regional integration, and promote international cooperation for Africa's development. It reports to the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)."

FR "Créée en 1958, la CEA est l’une des cinq commissions régionales qui relève, administrativement, du Siège de l’ONU. En tant qu’organe régional de l’ONU en Afrique, elle a pour mandat d’appuyer le développement économique et social de ses 53 membres, d’encourager l’intégration régionale et de promouvoir la coopération internationale pour le développement de l’Afrique. Elle fait rapport au Conseil économique et social de l’ONU (ECOSOC)."

Activities of UNECA include the African Information Society Initiative (AISI) and promoting countries' adoption of National Information and Communications Infrastructure (NICI) plans.

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