TitleAcceleration of the economic integration process in Africa and strengthening of the Multinational Programming and Operational Centres.
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Appeals to States that are members of subregional economic communities to take appropriate measures to accelerate the subregional integration process, notably by endowing the subregional economic communities with self-financing mechanisms for the funding of their operational activities and by ensuring the participation of all socio-economic groups in the economic integration activities; appeals to those States to adopt effective measures towards the setting up of mechanisms for economic integration in each subregion that would harmonize the activities of all economic groupings; invites those States to apply the decisions of the African Economic Community on joint policies in priority sectors on the adoption of a common external tariff and on monetary integration; requests UNDP to provide, during its 5th programming cycle, sufficient resources to support the economic integration process in Africa; invites African non-governmental organizations to adopt concrete proposals aimed at accelerating the process of economic integration and developing awareness of the African economic and political integration process at all levels of African society; endorses the new orientation of the work programme and priorities of the Centres as proposed by their respective Committees of Intergovernmental Experts; requests the Executive Secretary of ECA: (a) to establish the mandate and terms of reference of the Committees of Intergovernmental Experts for the effective implementation of the work charged to them under ECOSOC resolution 1990/76; (b) to draw up the programme of work for the Multinational Regional and Operational Centres.
Adopted at the 32nd plenary meeting, 26 July 1991. In: Resolutions and decisions adopted by the Economic and Social Council at its 2nd regular session of 1991, Geneva, 3-26 July 1991. - E/1991/INF/10. - 30 Aug. 1991. - p. 59-63. - Issued in ESCOR, 1991, Suppl. no. 1 and 1a.