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Afro-Arab Cooperation

Syllabus of the Subject: Africa-Arab Summit. Afro-Arab Development Forum.

  1. Introduction to the Afro-Arab Cooperation
  2. Afro-Arab Development Forum
  3. Third Africa Arab Summit
  4. Afro-Arab Preferential Trade Area
  5. Bodies of the Afro-Arab Cooperation
  6. Afro-Arab Institute for Culture and Strategic Studies
  7. Introduction to the Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA)

The objectives of the Subject “Afro-Arab Cooperation” are to:

  1. Understand the aims of the Afro-Arab Cooperation
  2. Explore the areas of cooperation between Africa and the Arab countries
  3. Analyse the economic relations between the African and the Arab countries
  4. Understand the role of the Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA)
  5. Know the BADEA Export Financing Scheme
  6. Understand the concept of “Afro-Arab Preferential Trade Area.”
The Subject “Afro-Arab Summit. Afro-Arab Development Forum” belongs to the following Online Higher Education Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:
  1. Doctorates: African Business, Islamic Business, World Trade, Ethics, Religion & Business
  2. Courses: Islam & Business, International Relations of Africa
  3. Masters: Business in Africa, Business in Muslim Countries, International Business, Foreign Trade, Europe, Religions & Business

Online Continuing education (Masters, Courses, Foreign Trade, Business)

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Learning materials in Courses, Masters, Doctorates in International Business in English or Study, Master in International Business in French Coopération Afro-Arabe Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Cooperação afro-árabe Study Master Doctorate Business in Spanish Cooperación afroárabe


Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)
  1. Islamic Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  2. Islamic Centre for Development of Trade
  3. Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRIC)
  4. Standing Committee for Economic and Commercial Cooperation of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (COMCEC)
  5. Trade Preferential System among the Member States of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (TPS-OIC)

Sample of the Subject - Afro-Arab Economic Cooperation
Afro-Arab Cooperation (Preferential Trade Area) Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA)





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Description of the Subject: Afro-Arab Economic Cooperation

The cooperation between the African Countries and the Arab World is based on the deep historical relations covering human, cultural, scientific, and economic topics.

In the Third Africa-Arab Countries Summit was agreed to develop the “Afro-Arab Preferential Trade Area.”

  1. The first Arab-Africa Summit took place in 1977 in Cairo (Egypt). In the summit the leaders agree with the creation of some organisations (by ex. the Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa - BADEA or the Afro-Arab Institute for Culture and Strategic Studies), to improve the relationships between the African and the Arab countries
  2. In 2010, took place the Second Afro-Arab Summit in Libya, the Ministers defined the Arab-African Strategic Partnership Framework (“Partnership in Development and Investment”)
  3. The Third Afro-Arab Summit took place in 2013 (Kuwait)

The main objectives of the Afro-Arab Development Forum are:

  1. To promote the brotherhood between the Arab and the African Countries
  2. To investigate the challenges for both regions
  3. To encourage the economic integration between the Arab and the African Countries and Joint Ventures promotion

In the Declaration and Programme of Action on Afro-Arab Cooperation were defined several bodies:

  1. Standing Commission (24 Ministers)
  2. Working groups (trade, mining, industry, agriculture, energy, transport)
  3. Coordinating Committee
  4. Court of Commission and Arbitration

In the last submit was adopted the “Trade and Investment Facilitation and Guarantee Mechanism.”

In 2002, the Arab League and the African Union founded the “Afro-Arab Institute for Culture and Strategic Studies” with the objective of enhancing cultural relations. The headquarters of the Institute are in Bamako (Mali)

Related topics:

  1. Summit of South American-Arab Countries
  2. Asia-Middle East Dialogue
  3. Arab Mediterranean Free Trade Agreement
  4. Africa-Turkey

The Afro-Arab Cooperation belongs to

  1. African Civilisation
  2. Islamic Civilisation

BADEA Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa. Export Financing Scheme (BEFS)

The African Union member countries are Algeria, Angola, Benin, "Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, the Central African Republic, Chad, the Comoros, Congo, Ivory Coast, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, the Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, the Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, South Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

The Arab League member countries are Algeria, Bahrain, the Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, the United Arab Emirates, and Yemen

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Afro-Arab Institute for Culture and Strategic Studies:
Afro-Arab Institute for Culture



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