ECCAS


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ECCASEconomic Community of Central African States
ECCASEuropean Collaborating Centres in Addiction Studies (est. 1988; various locations)
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Like a frightened ecca I leaped to my feet and raced for the sheltering sanctuary of the forest, where I knew neither could follow or seize me.
The diminutive ecca, or small horse, became a rough-coated and sturdy little pony in the Kro-lu country.
For three days the party marched due south through forests and meadow-land and great park-like areas where countless herbivorous animals grazed--deer and antelope and bos and the little ecca, the smallest species of Caspakian horse, about the size of a rabbit.
The Subregional Office for Central Africa of the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), sits on the said Steering Committee alongside the CEMAC Commission, the ECCAS General Secretariat and all concerned member States with Cameroon as the Chair.
'Nigeria shares boundaries with two important ECCAS Members; Cameroun and Chad, with whom we share the same security threats, especially terrorism, illicit trafficking of small arms and light weapons, human and drug trafficking, smuggling among others.
The Central Africa Forestry Commission (COMIFAC)--a technical arm of ECCAS, is in charge for coordinating REDD+ activities in the Central Africa sub region while ECCAS takes charge for promoting green economy issues.
Orya believes that the upon full implementation, the Sealink project will assist in improving the current low level of export trade between Nigeria and other countries within the ECOWAS and ECCAS sub-regions.
"Rwanda is now stabilized and ready to contribute to the ECCAS. We are very far from the tragedy of the 1994 genocide,"said Mrs.
Similarly, there must be cross-border mechanisms for security discussions between ECOWAS and ECCAS, given the discussions at AU level about the African Command, and the role of the Regional Economic Communities (RECS) like ECOWAS in the AU architecture.
The meeting was attended by representatives from the African Union Commission (AUC) , NEPAD Agency (NPCA), United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), Southern African Development Community (SADC), Economic Community of Central Africa States (ECCAS), Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), East African Community (EAC), Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD), East Africa Communications Organizations (EACO) and the Communications Regulatory Association of Southern Africa (CRASA).
"The United States commends the leadership of the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) in facilitating the political transition process in the CAR and remains deeply committed to working with ECCAS, the African Union, the U.N., and representatives of civil society to support the political transition process," Harf said.
"The solution must come from the Central Africans themselves," ECCAS secretary general Allami Ahmat, a former Chadian foreign minister, said on Thursday.