Economic Community of Central African States


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Economic Community of Central African States

Also called ECCAS. An organization founded to promote economic development and raise living standards among member nations in Central Africa. It was established in 1985 but was largely inactive until the late 1990s due to conflict in the region and non-payment of membership dues. See also: CEMAC.
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The AU and the Economic Community of Central African States also criticized some problems with Sunday's polls in a joint report, though they did not find evidence of fraud.
Kudura Kasongo, a spokesman for Kabila, said a special summit of the 10-nation Economic Community of Central African States (Eccas) on the DR Congo crisis will take place next week in the capital Kinshasa, although a firm date has yet to be set.
The programme primarily aims to strengthen the national and regional capacities of law enforcement officers, prosecutors and the judiciary in the 10 countries of the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS).
While the country currently boasts a significant share of the Economic Community of Central African States (CEMAC) activity-it accounts for 40 per cent of GDP production according to the AEO-and in many ways is a bridge between the West and Central African economies, Fokam passionately called for stronger inter-regional relations.
While the country currently boasts a significant share of the Economic Community of Central African States (CEMAC) activity--it accounts for 40 per cent of GDP production according to the AEO--and in many ways is a bridge between the West and Central African economies, Fokam passionately called for stronger inter-regional relations.
Tedros also noted with satisfaction the transfer of authority from the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) Peace Consolidation Mission in CAR (MICOPAX) to MISCA which took effect on 19 Dec.
The Africa Global Business Forum 2013 Dubai-COMESA: Bridging the Continent to the World brought together more than 2,500 decision-makers and business leaders, including 30 government ministers from the UAE and across Africa to discuss current challenges and business opportunities in finance, agribusiness, logistics, and trade across the economic blocs of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), the East African Community (EAC), the South African Development Community (SADC), the Indian Ocean Commission (IOC), the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS), and Intergovernmental Authority for Development (IGAD).
The Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) made the announcement at the conclusion of a three-day anti-poaching conference held in Cameroon's capital, Yaounde between 21-23 March.
The Economic Community of Central African States should rapidly convene the mediation committee called for by the Libreville Agreement in order to support the transitional government and help restore national peace and security, said Nuland.
The ECOWAS Commission President Marcel de Souza has pledged continuous cooperation with the governments of Cuba and Burundi, the European Union (EU) and the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) in the realization of specific objectives towards the greater integration of West Africa.
To leverage this infrastructure toward a more robust and diverse economy, the report recommended an ambitious structural reform agenda to boost competitiveness and attract potential investors, including accelerating reforms in partnership with the World Bank; promoting education to support human capital development; advocating for lower trade barriers in the Economic Community of Central African States (CEMAC) and between CEMAC and other countries; and partnering with international institutions on investment opportunities.
The council welcomed the steps taken by the Commission, in consultation with the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) and other stakeholders, towards the operationalization of the African-led International Support Mission to CAR (MISCA), including the transfer of authority from the ECCAS Peace Consolidation Mission in the CAR (MICOPAX) to MISCA.
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