The IPPR is a NGO with a mission to deliver independent, analytical, critical yet constructive research into social, political and economic issues that affect development in Namibia. It has been established in the belief that development is best promoted through free and critical debate informed by quality research.Numerous documents are downloadable. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The West African Monetary Agency (WAMA) is an autonomous specialized agency of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). WAMA was empowered to ensure the monitoring, coordination and implementation of the ECOWAS monetary cooperation programme, encourage and promote the application of market determined exchange rates for intra-regional trade, initiate policies and programmes on monetary and economic integration and ensure the establishment of a single monetary zone in West Africa. ... [according to site editor's information]
The purpose of TSED is to allow an overall, up-to-date view of the socio-economic situation in Tanzania and to facilitate use of data for analysis. TSED is a comprehensive and up-to-date socio-economic database system that:
* Facilitates the systematization, storage and analysis of performance indicators in different thematic areas that are defined by the users.
* Allows for user-friendly analysis of data through tables, graphs, reports and maps options. The system allows the creation of global, regional, national and local maps, with up to 10 geographic levels. ... [according to site editor's information]
The EAC is the regional intergovernmental organization of Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda and Tanzania. It aims at widening and deepening co-operation among the Partner States in, among others, political, economic and social fields for their mutual benefit. To this extent the EAC countries established a Customs Union in 2005 and are working towards the establishment of a Common Market by 2010, subsequently a Monetary Union by 2012 and ultimately a Political Federation of the East African States. ... [according to site editor's information]
Das Projekt hatte das Ziel, die deutsche EU-Ratspräsidentschaft in der ersten Jahreshälfte 2007 kritisch und konstruktiv zu begleiten. VENRO forderte die Bundesregierung u.a. dazu auf, für eine armutsorientierte europäische Entwicklungspolitik einzutreten.
Es entstanden im Rahmen des Projekts eine Reihe von Publikationen und ein "Manifest", die als pdf-Dateien heruntergeladen werden können. ... [Redaktion ilissAfrica]
ECOSOC was established under the United Nations Charter as the principal organ to coordinate economic, social, and related work of the 14 UN specialized agencies, functional commissions and five regional commissions. The Council also receives reports from 11 UN funds and programmes.
The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) serves as the central forum for discussing international economic and social issues, and for formulating policy recommendations addressed to Member States and the United Nations system. It is responsible for:
- promoting higher standards of living, full employment, and economic and social progress;
- identifying solutions to international economic, social and health problems;
- facilitating international cultural and educational cooperation; and
- encouraging universal respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms. ... [according to site editor's information]
ECOWAS is a regional group of fifteen countries, founded in 1975. Its mission is to promote economic integration in "all fields of economic activity, particularly industry, transport, telecommunications, energy, agriculture, natural resources, commerce, monetary and financial questions, social and cultural matters." ... [according to site editor's information]
LaRRI's aim is to assist the Namibian labour movement in building its capacity by continuous training and policy research in areas such as labour legislation, collective bargaining, affirmative action, gender equality, Namibia's political economy and globalisation. [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]