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Organization of African Unity


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    • Afiriki Kelenya Ton
    • AKT
    • Munaẓẓamat al-Duwal al-Afrīqīyah
    • Munaẓẓamat al-Waḥdah al-Afrīqīyah
    • Muntaẓam al-Waḥdah al-Ifrīqīyah
    • O.A.U.
    • O.U.A.
    • OAE
    • OAU
    • Organisation de l'unité africaine
    • Organisation für Afrikanische Einheit
    • Organisation inter-africaine et malgache
    • Organisation of African Unity
    • Organização da Unidade Africana
    • Organizacja Jedności Afrykańskiej
    • Organization for African Unity
    • Organization of African and Malagasy States
    • Organizat︠s︡ii︠a︡ afrikanskogo edinstva
    • Organizzazione dell'unità africana
    • OUA
    • منظمة الوحدة الإفريقية
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      • found: Boutros-Ghali, Boutros. The Addis Ababa charter, 1964
      • found: Its Lagos plan of action for the economic development of Africa, 1982:t.p. (Organization of African Unity) p. iii (Organisation of African Unity)
      • found: Constitutive act of the African Union, 2000.
      • found: Sunday Times of Zambia, May 27, 2001:p. 3 (A new pan-African body, the African Union formally comes into existence today, replacing the Organisation for African Unity [not actually replaced until July 2002; see Washington Post citation, below])
      • found: Dokumenty i materialy OAE, 1990:p. 3 (Organizat︠s︡ii︠a︡ afrikanskogo edinstva, OAE)
      • found: Declaration on the AIDS Epidemic in Africa, 1992:t.p. (Organização da Unidade Africana)
      • found: Washington Post, July 9, 2002:p. A15 (the African Union officially comes into being on Tuesday [July 9], with South African President Thabo Mbeki as its first chairman; modeled loosely on the European Union, it will succeed the Organization of African Unity); July 10, 2002: p. A13 (the African Union was formally launched in South Africa's port resort of Durban with at least 40 of the continent's 53 presidents and monarchs in attendance)
      • found: Afiriki ka hadamaden ni fasojamaw ka josariyasun, 1985:cover (Afiriki Kelenya Ton (AKT), with logo of the OAU)
      • found: Wikipedia, September 23, 2013(Organization of African Unity (OAU); established on 25 May 1963 in Addis Ababa, with 32 signatory governments; disbanded on 9 July 2002; replaced by the African Union (AU))
    • Editorial Notes

      • [Machine-derived non-Latin script reference project.]
      • [Non-Latin script reference not evaluated.]
      • [The following heading for an earlier name is a valid AACR2 heading: Organization of African and Malagasy States]
    • Change Notes

      • 1980-06-26: new
      • 2014-08-02: revised
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