Series Technical Assistance Projects Files - Asia and Pacific Branch - S-0132

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S-0132

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Technical Assistance Projects Files - Asia and Pacific Branch

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  • 1959 - 1997 (Creation)

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No. of Boxes: 42

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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: 1976/0116: Administrative and working files of the West and SouthEast Asia Section, OTC
Related to: 1977/0018: Administrative and working files of the Regional & Pacific Programmes Section
Related to: 1980/0019: Project Files for South East Asia Section re: 75 - 031, 69 - 521, 73 - 002, 73 - 023
Related to: 1981/0073: Project Files from the South East Asia Section: Malaysia, India, Burma, Singapore
Related to: 1981/0099: Project Files for South East Asia Section
Related to: 1981/0112: Project Working Files re: country projects and delivery on commitments for: Cook Islands, Gilbert Islands, New Hebrides, Niue, Tonga, Western Samo
Related to: 1981/0150: Project Working Files re: Country projects and de-livery on commitments for: Pakistan
Related to: 1981/0153: Project Working Files re: Country projects and delivery on commitments for: Western Samoa (WES/72/006), Cook Islands (CKI/70/002)
Related to: 1981/0161: Project Working Files re: Country projects and de-livery on commitments for: Fiji, Trust Territories in the Pacific, Papua New Guinea, Regions
Related to: 1981/0163: Project Working Files re: Country proj. and deliv-ery on commitments for: Regional Proj., Interim Mekong Committee, Vietnam, Centre for Reg. Devel
Related to: 1977/0151: Working Files of the West and Southeast Asia Section
Related to: 1977/0152: Working files of West and Southeast Asia Section re: India
Related to: 1978/0151: Working files for East Asia re: Sri Lanka, Korea, Malaysia
Related to: 1979/0162: Files of the Section for West and SouthEast sect-ion re: IRAN
Related to: 1979/0181: Administrative and Working Files of West and SouthEast Asia Section, Asia and Pacific Branch
Related to: 1979/0187: Aministrative and Working Files Re: A) Environmental Planning Institute PHI - 72 - 004
Related to: 1981/0039: Working Files for East Asia And Pacific Section
Related to: 1981/0100: Files for UNTCD Prject INS 72 - 069 Road Development in Irian Jaya
Related to: 1981/0160: Files of East Asia and Pacific Section: Chronolog-ical, Reprints, Mission Files
Related to: 1984/0021: Chronological, Annual Reports, Various types of reports.
Related to: 1977/0073: Records received from the UN Development Program in Iran: L0 Reports/Instr., L1 Progress Reports, L3 Ad Hoc Reports, L5 Terminal Reports, L5a Report
Is superseded by: 1977/0062: Working files and reports of the Pacific and Regional Programme Section
Is superseded by: 1976/0125: Working & Administrative files of the Pacific & Regional Programmes Section
Is superseded by: 1979/0188: Administrative and Working Files of West and SouthEast Asia Section, Asia and Pacific Branch re: IRAN
Is superseded by: 1982/0005: Project Working Files re: country projects and delivery on commitments for Burma
Is superseded by: 1983/0110: Project Working files Re: Country projects and delivery on commitments for a.) Fiji b.) Papua New Guinea
Is superseded by: 1983/0009: Files of East Asia and Pacific Section

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Accession numbers: 76/0116; 77/0018; 77/0061; 77/0073; 77/0151; 77/0152; 78/0151;79/0162; 79/0181; 79/0187; 80/0019; 81/0039; 81/0073; 81/0099; 81/01

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