Africa-Turkey Partnership

EENI- School of International Business

Subject: Africa-Turkey Economic Partnership. Syllabus:

  1. Introduction to the Africa-Turkey Economic Partnership
  2. New model of partnership to enhance a sustainable development and integration
  3. The second Africa-Turkey Summit (Malabo)
  4. Foreign Trade Africa-Turkey
  5. The Istanbul Declaration on Turkey-Africa Partnership: Cooperation and Solidarity for a Common Future
  6. The Cooperation Framework for Turkey-Africa Partnership

The objectives of the subject “Turkey-Africa Partnership” are to:

  1. Understand the aims of the Turkey-Africa Partnership
  2. Understand the concept of “Turkey as an Afro-Eurasian country
  3. Know the areas of cooperation between Africa and Turkey
  4. Analyse foreign trade between the African Countries and Turkey
The subject “Africa-Turkey Partnership” is studied...
  1. Masters: International Business, Muslims Countries, Africa, Emerging Markets
  2. Doctorates (Distance learning): Africa, Islamic Countries, Europe
  3. Courses: International Relations of Africa, Eastern Europe and Turkey

Languages of study English or French Afrique Turquie Portuguese Africa Spanish Africa

Credits of the subject “Turkey-Africa Partnership”: 0.1 ECTS Credits

Sample of the subject: Africa-Turkey Summit
Africa-Turkey Partnership Cooperation Framework

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Description of the Subject: Africa-Turkey Summit

In 2008 was held the Summit of the creation of the “Africa-Turkey Partnership” like a “new model of long-term partnership to enhance a sustainable development and integration in Africa.” In this submit was adopted the:

  1. The Istanbul Declaration
  2. The Framework for Cooperation Africa-Turkey

The second summit was held in Malabo (Equatorial Guinea) in 2014, adopting the Joint Implementation Plan (2015-19)

For the Turkish Government, Africa is a fundamental pillar of his foreign policy.

  1. Turkey defines himself as an “Afro-Eurasian country.”
  2. In 2005, the Turkish Government declared the “Year of Africa.”
  3. Turkey participates in the African Union as observer status
  4. In 2005, the African Union declared Turkey “a strategic partner of Africa.”
  5. In 2008, the African Development Bank (AfDB) accepted Turkey as non-regional member

The objectives of the Africa-Turkey Partnership are:

  1. To boost bilateral relations and foreign trade between Turkey and the African Countries
  2. To support regional integration in Africa and African Institutions, in particular the African Union
  3. To assist in democracy, peace and good governance

Foreign Trade between the African Countries and Turkey:

  1. The total trade Turkey-Africa: 23.4 billion dollars
  2. The total trade Turkey-Sub-Saharan Africa: 7.5 billion dollars

The Africa-Turkey Partnership belongs to the African Civilisation and the Islamic Civilisation (Central Eurasian Economic Area).



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