Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development was established on 16 May 1968. Its aim to promote economic and social development for its members.
The Arab Maghreb Union, established on 17 February 1989, promoted cooperation and integration among the Arab states of northern Africa.
The Group of 77 (G-77) was established in 1964 to promote economic cooperation among developing countries. Its name persists in spite of increased membership.
(LDCs) The world’s poorer countries.
Location: West Africa Official name: Islamic Republic of Mauritania Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 1960 / 1960 Capital city: Nouakchott Population: 3.4 million / 9 people per sq mile (3 people per sq km) Total land area: 397,953 square miles (1,030,700 square km) Language(s) spoken: Hassaniyah Arabic (official language), Wolof, … Read more