African International Relations II (Bachelor's Degree Africa)

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African International Relations II (Bachelor's Degree in Inter-African Business, e-learning)


Bachelor's Degree in Inter-African Business

Subject - “African International Relations II” (5 ECTS) - Bachelor's Degree in Inter-African Business (Sixth semester)

African International Relations

Syllabus of the Program: Africa-Arab Countries Cooperation

  1. Introduction to the Afro-Arab Cooperation
  2. Afro-Arab Development Forum
  3. Third Afro-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. International Trade between the African countries and the Arab Countries

Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA).

  1. Introduction to the Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa
  2. Structure of the BADEA
  3. Projects financed by the Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa
  4. Seventh Five-Year Plan (2015-2019) of the BADEA
  5. BADEA Export Financing Scheme
  6. Arab and African Businesswoman Forum

Objectives of the Program “Africa-Arab Countries Cooperation”:

  1. To understand the objectives of the Africa-Arab Countries Cooperation
  2. To analyse the areas of cooperation between Africa and the Arab Countries
  3. To analyse the economic relations between the African countries and the Arab Countries
  4. To understand the role of the Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA)
  5. To know the BADEA Export Financing Scheme
  6. To understand the concept of “Afro-Arab Preferential Trade Area”

Syllabus of the Program: Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).

  1. Introduction to the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)
  2. The Ummah
  3. Subsidiary Organs of the OIC
  4. Standing Committee for Economic and Commercial Cooperation of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation
  5. Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRIC)
  6. Center for Research on Islamic history, art and culture
  7. Islamic University of Technology
  8. Islamic Centre for the Development of Trade
  9. Islamic Fiqh Academy
  10. Islamic Solidarity Fund and the Waqf
  11. Trade Preferential System between the member states of the OIC
  12. Institutions and specialised agencies of the Islamic Cooperation
  13. Islamic Development Bank (BID)
  14. International Islamic Agency of Press
  15. Islamic Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  16. Economic Report on the countries of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation
  17. Cairo Declaration on Human Rights in Islam
  18. Chart of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation

Standing Committee for Economic and Commercial Cooperation of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (COMCEC).

  1. Introduction to the Standing Committee for Economic and Commercial Cooperation of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation
  2. Objectives of the Standing Committee for Economic and Commercial Cooperation
  3. Areas of cooperation of the Standing Committee for Economic and Commercial Cooperation of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation
    1. Foreign Trade
    2. Transport
    3. Agriculture
    4. Tourism
    5. Financial cooperation
    6. Poverty reduction
    7. Private sector cooperation
  4. International Trade between the members of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation and the World

Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRIC).

  1. Introduction to the Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries
  2. Department of economic and social research
  3. Economic Report on the member countries of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation
    1. Production, growth and employment
    2. Intra-OIC foreign trade
    3. Foreign Direct Investment
    4. Financial sector
  4. Economic Troubles of the Least-Developed and Land-Locked OIC Countries of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation
  5. Department of statistics and information
  6. Socio-economic statistics of the Islamic countries
    1. BASEIND Database
    2. Statistical yearbook of the member countries of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation
    3. Economic prospects of the member countries of the OIC

Islamic Centre for the Development of Trade (CIDC).

  1. Introduction to the Islamic Centre for the Development of Trade
  2. Objectives of the Islamic Centre for the Development of Trade
  3. Promotion of International Trade and investments
  4. Trends in international trade of the member states of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation

Trade Preferential System (SPC) of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation

  1. Introduction to the Trade Preferential System of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation
  2. Framework Agreement on the Trade Preferential System of the OIC
  3. Protocol on the Preferential Tariff Scheme (PRETAS)
  4. Rules of origin

Islamic Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

  1. Introduction to the Islamic Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CICI)
  2. Objectives of the Islamic Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  3. Islamic Finance: Opportunities, Challenges, and Policy Options
  4. Waqf Funds
  5. Sukukh markets

Objectives of the Program “Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)”:

  1. To understand the objectives and areas of cooperation of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation
  2. To understand the relationship between the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation and the Ummah
  3. To know the institutions related to the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation: the Standing Committee for Economic and Commercial Cooperation, the SESRIC...
  4. To understand the role of the Islamic Centre for the Development of Trade (the promotion of intra-Arab International Trade) and the Islamic Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  5. To analyse the Trade Preferential System between the member states of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (PRETAS, the rules of origin...)

Syllabus of the Program: Islamic Development Bank

  1. Introduction to the Islamic Development Bank (IDB)
  2. Vision 1440H of the Islamic Development Bank
  3. Islamic Dinar (Unit of account)
  4. Principles of the Islamic Economy
  5. Strategic framework of the Islamic Development Bank
  6. Finance and projects cycle of the Bank
  7. Financing modes of the Bank. Istisna'a
  8. Sharia (Islamic Law)
  9. Islamic Corporation for Insurance of Investments and Export Credits
  10. Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector
  11. Foreign Trade finance
  12. Export Financing scheme of the Islamic Development Bank

Objectives of the Program “Islamic Development Bank”:

  1. To understand the objectives, structure and functions of the Islamic Development Bank
  2. To identify the areas of cooperation of the Islamic Development Bank
  3. To know the role of the Bank in the Sharia promotion, economy and Islamic finance
  4. To analyse the methods of financing of the Islamic Development Bank and the solutions for financing exports of the member countries
  5. To evaluate the funds and financial instruments of the Islamic Development Bank
  6. To know the related institutions: BADEA, the Islamic Corporation for Insurance of Investments and Export Credits
  7. To understand the projects cycle of the Bank

Syllabus of the Program: Arab Development Funds

  1. Introduction to the Arab Official Development Assistance
  2. Arab Development Funds
  3. Organisations related to the Promotion of the Arabic Trade

Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development

  1. Introduction to the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development
  2. Objectives and projects financed by the Arab Fund
  3. Beneficiary countries of the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development

Arab Monetary Fund.

  1. Introduction to the Arab Monetary Fund (Emirates)
  2. Promotion of International Trade between the Muslim countries

Arab Trade Financing Programme

  1. Introduction to the Arab Trade Financing Programme (Emirates)
  2. Intra-Arab Trade Promotion
  3. Support for the Arab Free Trade Zone
  4. Financing tools in accordance with the Islamic Sharia

OPEC Fund for International Development

  1. Introduction to the Fund for International Development of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries
  2. Funds to boost South-South solidarity and for the promotion of the developing economies

Abu Dhabi Fund for Development

  1. Introduction to the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development
  2. Finance of Development Projects in the Islamic Countries

Saudi Fund for Development

  1. Introduction to the Saudi Fund for Development
  2. Saudi Fund's role in promoting exports of non-petroleum products in the Muslim Countries

The main objective of the Program “Arab Development Funds” is to offer a global and practical vision on...

  1. Arab Official Development Assistance (AODA) and the largest Arab donors
  2. The principal beneficiaries of the Arab Official Development Assistance
  3. The characteristics of the Arab Development Funds

Syllabus of the Program: Summit South America-Arab Countries (ASPA)

  1. Introduction to the Summit South America-Arab Countries (ASPA)
  2. Structure and organisation chart of the ASPA
  3. III Summit ASPA
  4. Lima, Brasilia and Doha Declarations
  5. The Sixth meeting of the Council of officials of the ASPA
  6. The UNASUR and the Arab League

Objectives of the Program “Summit South America-Arab Countries (ASPA)”:

  1. To understand the objectives of the Summit South America-Arab Countries
  2. To understand the functioning of the ASPA
  3. To analyse the areas of cooperation of the Summit South America-Arab Countries

Syllabus of the Program: Asia-Middle East Dialogue (AMED).

  1. Introduction to Asia-Middle East Dialogue (AMED)
  2. AMED Member countries
  3. Objectives of the Asia-Middle East Dialogue
  4. Working Groups of the AMED
  5. III Forum of the Asia-Middle East Dialogue (AMED III)

Objectives of the Program “Asia-Middle East Dialogue (AMED)”:

  1. To understand the objectives of the Asia-Middle East Dialogue
  2. To evaluate the role of the AMED Working Groups
  3. To analyse the economic profile of the member countries of the Asia-Middle East Dialogue

Syllabus of the Program: Agadir Agreement. Arab Mediterranean Free Trade Agreement

  1. Introduction to the Arab Mediterranean Free Trade Agreement (Agadir Agreement)
  2. Member countries of the Agadir Agreement: Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia, and Jordan
  3. Role of the EU in the Agadir Agreement
  4. Technical unit of the Agadir Agreement
  5. Barcelona Process
  6. Agadir Agreement and the Pan-Euro-Mediterranean System of Accumulation of Origin
  7. International Trade between the member countries of the Agadir Agreement
  8. International Trade with the European Union

Syllabus of the Program: Cooperation Framework for the Turkey-Africa Partnership.

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

Objectives of the Program “Africa-Turkey Association”:

  1. To understand the objectives of the Africa-Turkey Association
  2. To understand the concept of “Turkey as an Afro-Eurasian country ”
  3. To analyse the areas of cooperation between Africa and Turkey
  4. To analyse the International Trade between the African countries and Turkey

Syllabus of the Program: Africa-BRICS Cooperation

  1. Introduction to the Africa-BRICS Cooperation (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa)
  2. Trade relations between the African countries and the BRICS
  3. International Trade Africa-BRICS Countries
  4. Opportunities and challenges for the Africa-BRICS Cooperation
  5. Foreign Direct Investment Africa-BRICS
  6. Trends of the Cooperation Africa-BRICS
  7. Implications for growth, employment, and structural transformation

Objectives of the Program “Africa-BRICS Cooperation”:

  1. To understand the objectives and functions of the Africa-BRICS Cooperation
  2. To analyse the International Trade and investments between Africa and the BRICS Countries
  3. To evaluate the trends of the Africa-BRICS Cooperation

Syllabus of the Program: TNew Asian-African Strategic Partnership (NAASP).

  1. Introduction to the New Asian-African Strategic Partnership
  2. Asia-Africa Summit
  3. International Trade Asia-Africa
  4. Afro-Asian Conference (Conference of Bandung)
  5. Declaration on the New Asian-African Strategic Partnership

Objectives of the Program “New Asian-African Strategic Partnership”:

  1. To understand the objectives of the New Asian-African Strategic Partnership
  2. To evaluate the advantages for the African countries
  3. To know the pillars of the Afro-Asian Cooperation
  4. To analyse the International Trade between the Asian and African Countries

Syllabus of the Program: South Korea-Africa Economic Cooperation Conference (KOAFEC).

  1. Introduction to the South Korea-Africa Economic Cooperation Conference
  2. Organisation of the South Korea-Africa Economic Cooperation Conference
  3. Main areas of cooperation between Africa and South Korea
  4. Ministerial Conference Joint Declaration
  5. Joint Declaration of the South Korea-Africa Economic Cooperation

Objectives of the Program “South Korea-Africa Economic Cooperation Conference”:

  1. To understand the objectives of the Association Africa-South Korea
  2. To analyse the areas of cooperation
  3. To analyse the International Trade between Africa and South Korea

Syllabus of the Program: Tokyo International Conference on the African Development.

  1. Introduction to process TICAD (Japan-Africa)
  2. V Tokyo International Conference on the African Development (TICAD V)
  3. Yokohama Declaration and Action Plan
  4. Trade relations Japan-Africa

Objectives of the Program “Tokyo International Conference on the African Development”:

  1. To understand the objectives of the process TICAD between Africa and Japan
  2. To know the implications of the Yokohama Action Plan
  3. To analyse the International Trade between the African countries and Japan

Syllabus of the Program: Indian-Ocean Rim Association (IORA)

  1. Introduction to the Indian-Ocean Rim Association (IORA)
  2. Objectives of the Indian-Ocean Rim Association
  3. Countries of the IORA
  4. Structure of the Indian-Ocean Rim Association
  5. Specialised agencies of the Indian-Ocean Rim Association
  6. Working groups on Trade and investments
  7. Priority areas
    1. Trade and Investment Facilitations
    2. Preferential Trade Agreement
    3. Fishing
    4. Tourism
    5. Gender
  8. Action Plan of the Indian-Ocean Rim Association
  9. Projects of the Indian-Ocean Rim Association (IORA)
  10. Chart of the Indian-Ocean Rim Association

Objectives of the Program “Indian-Ocean Rim Association (IORA)”:

  1. To understand the objectives, structure and institutions of the Indian-Ocean Rim Association
  2. To know the role of the IORA Working groups IORA on Trade and investments
  3. To evaluate the advantages for the IORA member countries and the areas of cooperation (técnica, economic...)

The African member states of the Indian-Ocean Rim Association (IORA) are South Africa, the Comoros, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, the Seychelles, Tanzania

Syllabus of the Program - Africa-South America Summit (ASA).

  1. Introduction to the Africa-South America Summit (ASA)
  2. Third Africa-South America Summit
  3. Infrastructures, energy and transport
  4. Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) and the African Union (UA)
  5. Malabo Declaration
  6. Implementation Plan of the Africa-South America Summit
  7. Declaration of Abuja and new Esparta (*)
  8. Marrakech Action Plan of (*)

Objectives of the Program “Africa-South America Summit (ASA)”:

  1. To understand the objectives of the Africa-South America Summit
  2. To know the implementation plan of the ASA
  3. To analyse the economic relations between the African and South American countries

We Trust in Africa

  1. ECTS = European Transfer and Accumulation System
  2. CECT = Credit of Capitalisable and Transferable Evaluation (CAMES)

Samples: African International Relations II (Bachelor's Degree in Inter-African Business, e-learning, Sixth semester)

Africa-BRICS Foreign Trade

Trade Preferential System TPS Organisation of Islamic Cooperation

Africa-Turkey Partnership Cooperation Framework

Afro-Arab Cooperation

Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA)

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