United Nations Economic Commission for Africa

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The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA or ECA) was created in 1958 by the United Nations Economic and Social Council to create economic growth among its member states (the nations of the African continent)[1] following a recommendation of the United Nations General Assembly.[2]

It is one of five regional commissions.

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  1. "Overview of the ECA". UNECA. Archived from the original on 2008-09-16. Retrieved 2018-04-29.
  2. United Nations General Assembly Resolution 1155 session 12 Proposed Economic Commission for Africa on 26 November 1957