Series Project Files - Middle East, Mediterranean, Europe and Interregional Projects Branch - S-0139

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S-0139

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Project Files - Middle East, Mediterranean, Europe and Interregional Projects Branch

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  • 1949 - 1993 (Creation)

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No. of Boxes: 29

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The series consists of records which deal with the origination, formulation, execution and evaluation of the relevant projects. The types of records include any of the following: proposals, preparatory documentation, agreements, plans of operation and various reports such as progress, technical, mission, evaluation, etc. There are also departmental supporting documents which comprise background data, guidelines, studies, terms of reference and other relevant papers that bear elements further elucidating project activities. The department which is responsible for providing the necessary advisory services and assistance to the governments of developing countries and countries with economies in transition to strengthen their national capacities has been re-organized several times under the following names:
Dept. of Economic Affairs, ca 1946-1954
Dept. of Economic and Social Council, ca 1955
Technical Assistance Administration, ca 1955-1958
Dept. of Economic and Social Affairs, ca 1955-1978
Office of Technical Co-operation, ca 1967-1977
Dept. of International Economic and Social Affairs, ca 1979-1993
Dept. of Technical Co-operation for Development, ca 1979-1993
United Nations Centre on Transnational Corporations, ca 1985-1993
Dept. for Policy Co-ordination and Sustainable Development, ca1994-1997
Dept. for Economic and Social Information and Policy Analysis, ca 1994-1997
Dept. for Development Support and Management Services, ca 1994-1997
Dept. of Economic and Social Affairs, ca 1998 up to present.
To preserve their identity, the records of the various technical assistance projects are maintained according to their provenance, i.e. the actual name of the organizational element which originated the records forms a part of the series title.

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Related to: 1963/0195: 1) Background papers for "An Approach to Economic Development in the Middle East" (Clapp report)
Related to: 1979/0020: Working files of the Europe and North Africa Section re: Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, Poland, Romania and Turkey
Related to: 1977/0147: Working and Project Files of the Europe and North Africa Section
Related to: 1977/0076: Working & project files of Europe And N. Africa Section
Related to: 1980/0089: Project Files re: Morocco, Turkey, Greece, Poland, Czechoslavakia, Iceland, Libya, Malta
Related to: 1981/0155: Project Working Files re: Country Projects and delivery on commitments for: Romania, Sudan, Malta, Yugoslavia, Cyprus, Israel
Related to: 1981/0139: Working Project Files re: Country projects and de-livery on commitments for: Kuwait, Oman, Yemen, Saudi Arabia
Related to: 1980/0007: Working files of the Office for Europe and North Africa Section re: Malta - Natural resources development and power petroleum geology
Related to: 1980/0037: Working Files for Europe And North Africa Section re: Yugoslavia
Related to: 1980/0071: Working Files re: Hungary, Libya, Turkey
Related to: 1980/0127: Files of the Europe & North Africa Section re: Morocco, Egypt
Related to: 1981/0014: Project files: Cyprus, Egypt, Malta, Romania, Yugoslavia, Sudan
Related to: 1981/0047: Project Files: YUG/73/10, YUG/77/001, YUG/77/002, YUG/76/003, SP/75/002, SP/74/001
Related to: 1977/0208: Working files of the Europe and N. Africa Section
Related to: 1981/0037: Working Files: Hungary and Equipment Correspondence
Is superseded by: 1980/0044: Working Files for Europe and North Africa Section re: GRE/74/003 & 76/003, HUN/71/511, LIB/75/X01, LIB/77/005, TUR/76/019/, 77/025, 77/038 & 75/062
Is superseded by: 1982/0104: Working Project Files re: Country Projects and delivery on commitments for Turkey & Hungary
Is superseded by: 1982/0107: Working Project Files re: Country Projects and delivery on commitments for Tunisia & Algeria
Is superseded by: 1982/0140: Working Files and Reports re: Egypt, Sudan, Yugoslavia
Is superseded by: 1982/0143: Working Files re: Morocco and Tunisia
Is superseded by: 1982/0165: Working Project Files re: Country projects and de-livery on commitments for: Albania, Algeria, Djibouti, Morocco, Portugal, Tunisia
Is superseded by: 1982/0166: Working Project Files re: country projects & deli-very on commitments for: Yugoslavia, Sudan,Czech.,Bulgaria, Hungary, Netherlands, Cyprus
Is superseded by: 1983/0227: Project Files for TCD 1) Population Census Consul-tants. 2) Chrone Files. 3) (for Algeria, Djibouti,Hungary, Morocco, Tunisia, and Egypt)
Is superseded by: 1981/0021: Project Files: YUG/72/004 and YUG/72/019

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