ECA chief calls for stronger coalition between political and development communities in promoting peace
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Stressing that the battle against poverty is a battle for peace, a senior UN official today called for increased collaboration between the development and the political communities in facilitating African countries' transition from crisis to steady development. Addressing the opening ceremony of a 3-day Organization of African Unity (OAU) Council of Ministers meeting convened here to prepare for next week's 33rd Assembly of Heads of State and Government, K.Y. Amoako -- UN Under-Secretary General and Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) -- told ministers from 53 African countries.