Assessing Regional Integration in AfricaAfrican Governance ReportAfrican Women’s ReportEconomic Report on Africa
ARIAAWRAGRERAAnnual ReportECA milstones
This is the "Home" page of the "UN@70: ECA documents throughout the years" guide.
Alternate Page for Screenreader Users
Skip to Page Navigation
Skip to Page Content

UN@70: ECA documents throughout the years   Tags: africa, eca, economic commission for africa, un, uneca, united nations  

To celebrate the 70th anniversary of the United Nations, the Economic Commission for Africa, presents a look at the ECA documents that have made a mark on the Commission throughout its existence.
Last Updated: Mar 24, 2016 URL: http://libguides.uneca.org/70 Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

Home Print Page
  Search: 
 
 

Disclaimer

This guide brings data, information and knowledge sources produced by the ECA into one unique finding tool. The links to third party websites do not imply endorsement by the ECA.

 

ECA

Established by the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations (UN) in 1958 as one of the UN's five regional commissions, made up of 54 member States, 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. 

The ECA Knowledge Services Section plays a key role in the Commission’s knowledge management activities and significantly impact the quality of its knowledge products and services.

In its 50 years of existence, ECA has created and holds a vast quantity of information and knowledge in a variety of formats, including printed and electronic. The Institutional Repository represents the historical evidence of its actions and decisions. 

 

ECA Executive Secretaries

Mr. Mekki Abbas (Sudan) (1959 - 1961)

ECA is headed by an  Executive Secretary (ES) and has had eight ES's since its establishment in 1959.

 

Introduction

 70 years of service

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) is the regional arm of the United Nations Secretariat in Africa. Established in 1958, it was the fourth such commission created in the aftermath of the destructions caused by the Second World War. The counterparts of ECA for Europe and Latin America were established in 1947; that for Asia and the Far East in 1948, and the fifth and last one, for Western Asia, was established in 1973.

To celebrate the 70th anniversary of the United Nations, the Economic Commission for Africa, presents a look at the ECA documents that have made a mark on the Commission throughout its existence.

 

Celebrating Seventy

As the UN celebrates its 70th anniversary we highlight the iconic moments of our enduring commitment to peace, development and security.

 

Key Documents

 

UN Day

UN Day marks the anniversary of the entry into force in 1945 of the UN Charter. 24 October has been celebrated as United Nations Day since 1948.

Description

Loading  Loading...

Tip