Bookmarks tagged with Regional Commissions

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United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) 03.10.2019
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Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) 15.06.2016
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Economic Comission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) 15.06.2016
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United Nations Economic Commission for Europe Official (UNECE) 15.06.2016
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Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) 15.06.2016

The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) was established by the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations (UN) in 1958 as one of the UN's five regional commissions. ECA's mandate is to promote the economic and social development of its member States, foster intra-regional integration, and promote international cooperation for Africa's development.

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Agencies tagged with Regional Commissions

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United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia 03.10.2019

The Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) helps to shape and implement global policy frameworks, notably the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), hand in hand with its 18 member States.

United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific 18.10.2016

The Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) serves as the regional arm of the UN in economic, social and related fields. Its work includes norm-setting, dissemination of information, analytical and operational functions, as well as providing an important forum for articulating regional perspectives on global issues and for building consensus within the Asia-Pacific region (GA res. 321197 (1977) and ECOSOC res. 1998/46 (1998).

United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean 18.10.2016

The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) was founded in 1948 by ECOSOC res. 106 (VI) to coordinate policies for the promotion of sustainable Latin American economic development and to foster regional and international trade. Later, its work was extended to the Caribbean countries and its programme of action expanded to promote sustainable social development.

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe 18.10.2016

The Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) was created in 1947 by ECOSOC res. 36 (IV) (1947). Its major aim is to promote pan-European economic integration. To do so, UNECE brings together 56 countries from Europe, Central Asia and North America to work together on economic and sectoral issues.

United Nations Economic Commission for Africa 29.07.2016

The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) was established in 1958 by ECOSOC res. 671A (XXV) (1958), and is one of five regional commissions under the administrative direction of 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.