Series S-0131 - Technical Assistance Projects Files - Africa Branch

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S-0131

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Technical Assistance Projects Files - Africa Branch

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  • 1958 - 1997 (Creation)

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No. of Boxes: 145

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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.Accession numbers - 71/0136; 74/0101; 75/0002; 76/0118; 77/0020; 77/0078; 77/0144; 78/0089; 78/0091; 81/0007; 82/0059; 82/0060; 84/0030; 84/0031; 84/0098; 88/0248

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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: 1975/0030: Projects Report and Working Files of the Physical Resources Section
Related to: 1975/0151: Mission files of Field Service
Related to: 1975/0171: Projects, reports and working files of the Physical Resources Section
Related to: 1975/0168: Administration Working Files for Human Recources Section
Related to: 1975/0146: Projects, Reports and Working Files of the Physical Resources Section
Related to: 1975/0148: Working Project Files for Human Resources Sect. OTC.
Related to: 1975/0001: Administrative and Working Files of the Human Resources Section - OTC
Related to: 1973/0073: Administrative & Working files of the Africa Br, re:Kenya, EAC, Uganda, East Africa Rail & Harbour Corp. Mauritius, Tanzania, Nigeria, Miscellaneous
Related to: 1973/0135: Administrative & Working files of the Section for Africa, a)Burundi, b) Rwanda, c) Senegal, d) Zaire
Related to: 1973/0136: Administrative & Working Files of the Physical Resources Section, Africa Branch, OTC
Related to: 1974/0051: Projects, Reports and Working files of the Physical Resources Section, OTC (Series 131)
Related to: 1974/0067: Administrative and working files of the Human Resources Project Section
Related to: 1974/0057: Projects,Reports & Working files of the Human Resources Sect re:Equat, Guinea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Libya, Mauritius, Nigeria, Swaziland, Uganda
Related to: 1974/0052: Working projects & Report files of the Human Resources Section, OTC
Related to: 1976/0152: Files of the Regional Projects Section (A) Senegal, (B) Somalia
Related to: 1976/0080: Working and Administrative files of Central Africa Section
Related to: 1977/0017: Administrative and working files of the Central Africa Section
Related to: 1977/0019: Administrative and working files of the West Africa Section re: Liberia, Togo
Related to: 1978/0145: Project files for South Africa
Related to: 1978/0136: Working files for African Branch, re: Ivory Coast,Senegal.
Related to: 1978/0154: Files of West Africa Sect. OTC: re: Togo, Liberia,Sierra Leone.
Related to: 1978/0064: Working files of the Africa and Europe Branches, OTC, ESA.
Related to: 1971/0006: Administrative & Working files re: Special fund projects in Dahomey and Togo
Related to: 1972/0005: OTC - Section for Africa Administrative and Working Files Re: a) Niger b) Upper Volta
Related to: 1980/0022: Project files of the West Africa Section re: Ghana, Benin, Togo
Related to: 1980/0025: Administrative and Working Files of the Africa Branch re: Liberia
Related to: 1980/0099: Project Files re: Botswana, Kenya, Regional Projects
Related to: 1979/0031: Administrative working and project files for Central Africa Section, TCD re: a) Chad b) Burundi c) Rwanda
Related to: 1979/0033: Working and reports files of the Central Africa Section TCD
Related to: 1979/0152: Credentials of the UN Conference on Technical Cooperation among Developing Countries (TCDC)
Related to: 1979/0173: Administrative and Working Files of Central AfricaSection, ESA Re: Burundi, Rwanda, Gabon and Chad
Related to: 1979/0099: Administrative and working files of Central AfricaSection, ESA
Related to: 1979/0101: Administrative and working files of the West Afri-ca Section, Africa Branch, TCD re: A) Ghana B) Guinea-Bissau C) Mauritania
Related to: 1979/0180: Files of the Section for East, Southern Africa andRegional Projects re: a) Kenya b) Botswana c) Regional Projects
Related to: 1979/0183: Projects files for Africa Branch RE: a) Niger b) Somalia c) Gambia
Related to: 1979/0030: Administrative, working and project files for WestAfrica Section, TCD
Related to: 1979/0096: Administrative & working files of the Section for East, Southern Africa & Regional Projects, Africa Branch, DTCD
Related to: 1981/0152: DESA - Project Working Files re: Country projects and delivery on commitments for: Regional Projects, Botswana, Uganda
Related to: 1981/0162: Working Project Files re: Country projects and delivery on commitments for: Cape Verde Islands, Gambia, Mali, Sierra Leone
Related to: 1981/0164: Working Project Files re: Country projects and de-livery on commitments for: Gabon, Benin, Congo (PRC), Zambia, Cameroon, Central African Republic
Related to: 1981/0140: Cumulative Proj. Working Files of the Africa Sec- tion and predecessor offices relating to all of Africia
Related to: 1981/0033: Subject Files: Senegal, Benin, Ivory Coast
Is superseded by: 1973/0199: Administrative & Working files of the Africa Branch re: Guinea - Madagascar
Is superseded by: 1973/0052: Administrative & Working files of the Section for Africa, Algeria, Cameroon, Morocco, Gabon, Gambia,Guinea, Senegal, Ivory Coast
Is superseded by: 1973/0067: OTC Administrative Records Re: Ethiopia & Somalia
Is superseded by: 1973/0109: Proj.Admin.and Working files of Libya 10 National Inst.of Public Admin. b) Sudan 28 Mineral survey in 3 selected areas c)Malawi 13 Super Geophysic
Is superseded by: 1972/0158: Working Projects and Reports Files for the Section for Africa, ESA
Is superseded by: 1984/0098: General Working Files and Reports. Re. Greece
Is superseded by: 1977/0071: Administrative and working files of the South America Section
Is superseded by: 1988/0249: Country Files
Is superseded by: 1988/0260: Country files
Is superseded by: 1982/0059: DESA - Annual Reports on Development Assistance to Tanzania, 1974-79 & UN List of International Personnel in Tanzania, 1975-76
Is superseded by: 1982/0060: Working Files for Nigeria (NIR/72/022)
Is superseded by: 1982/0072: Working Project Files re: Country projects and de-livery on commitments for Burundi and Rwanda
Is superseded by: 1983/0023: DESA - Project Files : Somalia, Mauritius
Is superseded by: 1983/0112: Working files for Africa Branch Correspondence, Reports, and Requisitions A.) Bissau, Guinea-Bissau B.) Ivory Coast
Is superseded by: 1976/0118: Working files of the West Africa Section, OTC re: Niger, Upper Volta, Mali
Is superseded by: 1988/0248: Project Files
Is superseded by: 1980/0006: Subject Files re: UNTSO
Is superseded by: 1980/0080: Files of the Central Africa Section re: Nigeria, Malawi, Zaire

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