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Adaptation of the Bachelor's Degree to the Central African Students (Bachelor's Degree in International Trade, e-learning)


Bachelor's Degree in International Trade

Subject - “Adaptation of the Bachelor's Degree to the Central African Students (Study of the main regional economic institutions of the region where the student lives)” (5 ECTS) - Bachelor's Degree in International Trade (fourth semester)

Subjects for the Central African Students

Proposed subjects for the Central African Students: Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, Chad, the Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, the Republic of the Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, and Sao Tome

Central African Economic Integration

  1. Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa (CEMAC)
  2. Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS)
  3. Economic Community of the Great Lakes Region
  4. Bank of the Central African States (BEAC)
  5. Maritime Organisation for West and Central Africa
  6. Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD)
  7. Southern African Development Community (SADC)
  8. East African Community (EAC)
  9. Common Market of Southern Africa and Eastern (COMESA)
  10. COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Free Trade Agreement
  11. Niger Basin Authority
  12. International Conference on the Great Lakes Region
  13. Organisation for the Harmonisation of Business Law in Africa (OHADA)
  14. Nile Basin Initiative

Syllabus of the Program: Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa (CEMAC).

  1. Introduction to the Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa (CEMAC)
  2. Organisation chart of the CEMAC
  3. CEMAC Regional Economic Programs
  4. Specialised institutions of the Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa
  5. Economic and Monetary Union of Central Africa
  6. Development Bank of the Central African States (BDEAC)
  7. International Commission on the Congo-Oubangui-Sangha Basin
  8. Economic outlook of the Central African countries
  9. CEMAC Customs
  10. Customs Tariff of the Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa
  11. Customs procedures. Declaration Models
  12. Sydonia System

Objectives of the Program “Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa (CEMAC)”:

  1. To understand the objectives of the Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa
  2. To evaluate the advantages for the member countries and the areas of cooperation of the CEMAC
  3. To analyse the Economic Integration process and International Trade between the member countries of the Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa
  4. To understand the Economic and Monetary Union of the CEMAC as well as the customs procedures and the Sydonia System
  5. To know the Regional Economic Program of the Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa (creation of an Integrated Economic Area)
  6. To analyse the role of the affiliated institutions of the CEMAC: BEAC, BDEAC.

Bank of the Central African States (BEAC).

  1. Introduction to the Bank of the Central African States
  2. Monetary Policy of the BEAC
  3. Reform of the Methods of Payment of the CEMAC
  4. Tele compensation system in Central Africa

Syllabus of the Program: Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS).

  1. Introduction to the Economic Community of Central African States
  2. Structure and specialised agencies of the Economic Community of Central African States.
  3. Areas of intervention of the CEMAC
  4. Forests Commission of Central Africa
  5. Regional Commission for Fisheries of the Gulf of Guinea
  6. Commission of the Central African Forests
  7. Energetic pool of Central Africa
  8. Programs of the Economic Community of Central African States
  9. Integration of Indigenous Peoples
  10. Responsible Management of Protected Areas
  11. Sustainable development for integration
  12. Integration through agriculture
  13. Development of the Green Economy in Central Africa

Objectives of the Program “Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS)”:

  1. To understand the objectives, functions and specialised agencies of the Economic Community of Central African States
  2. To evaluate the advantages for the member countries of the ECCAS and the areas of cooperation
  3. To know the socio-economic context and development challenges of the countries of the region of Central Africa
  4. To analyse the Economic Integration process and International Trade between the member countries of the Economic Community of Central African States

Syllabus of the Program: International Conference on the Great Lakes Region.

  1. Introduction to the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region
  2. Main programs of the Conference
  3. Peace, security, democracy and good government
  4. Economic development and regional integration
    1. Northern Corridor
    2. Trans-African highway (Mombasa-Lagos)
    3. Lobito Corridor
    4. South Corridor
  5. Humanitarian and social issues
  6. Cross-cutting issues

Objectives of the Program “International Conference on the Great Lakes Region”:

  1. To understand the objectives and functions of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region
  2. To evaluate the advantages for the member countries of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region and the areas of cooperation
  3. To analyse the economic development and regional integration

Syllabus of the Program: Niger Basin Authority (ABN)

  1. Introduction to the Niger Basin Authority
  2. Agencies of the Niger Basin Authority
  3. Socio-economic profile of the Niger Basin region

Objectives of the Program “Niger Basin Authority (ABN)”:

  1. To understand the objectives of the Niger Basin Authority
  2. To know the socio-economic profile of the region of the Niger Basin

Syllabus of the Program: Organisation for the Harmonisation of Business Law in Africa (OHADA).

  1. Introduction to the Organisation for the Harmonisation of Business Law in Africa (OHADA)
  2. OHADA Uniform Acts
  3. Commercial law in Africa
  4. Commercial Companies Law
  5. Law on Guarantees and Bonds
  6. Cancellation of liabilities in case of insolvency
  7. Arbitration Law of the Organisation for the Harmonisation of Business Law in Africa
  8. Organisation and harmonisation of corporate accounting
  9. Contracts of carriage of goods by road
  10. Cooperatives Law
  11. Treaty on the Harmonisation of African Business Law

Objectives of the Program “Organisation for the Harmonisation of Business Law in Africa (OHADA)”:

  1. To understand the objectives (legal integration) of the Organisation for the Harmonisation of Business Law in Africa
  2. To know the OHADA Uniform Acts (commercial law, arbitration, transport...)
  3. To analyse the implications for business and companies
  4. To understand the role of the OHADA in the African Integration

Syllabus of the Program - G5 Sahel

  1. Introduction to G5 Sahel: Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, and Chad (Africa)
  2. Threats of jihadist terrorism in the Sahel
  3. Objectives of the G5 Sahel: fight against jihadist terrorism
  4. Pilot scheme of the G5 Sahel
    1. Conference of Heads of State
    2. Council of Ministers
    3. Permanent Secretariat
  5. Partnerships of the G5 Sahel with France, the EU, Japan, the United Nations

Syllabus of the Program: Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD).

  1. Introduction to the Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD)
  2. Member states of the CEN-SAD
  3. Sahel-Saharan Bank for Investment and Trade
  4. Regional Food Security Programme
  5. African Initiative of the Great Green Wall
  6. Struggle against desertification in the Sahel-Sahara region

Objectives of the Program “Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD)”:

  1. To understand the objectives of the CEN-SAD
  2. To evaluate the advantages for the member countries of the Community of Sahel-Saharan States
  3. To analyse the areas of cooperation and programs of the CEN-SAD
  4. To know the role of the Sahel-Saharan Bank for Investment and Trade

Syllabus of the Program: Southern African Development Community (SADC).

  1. Introduction to the Southern African Development Community (SADC)
  2. Main institutions of the Southern African Development Community
  3. History of the SADC
  4. SADC Treaty
  5. Economic profile of the region of the Southern African Development Community (SADC)
  6. SADC Strategic plans
  7. Economic development in Southern Africa
  8. International Trade in the region of the Southern African Development Community
    a- Trade liberalisation
    b- Customs and trade facilitation
    c- Competition Policy
    d- Non-tariff barriers
    e- Trade in services
    f- Trade Development Program of the Southern African Development Community (SADC)
  9. Regional Indicative Strategic Development Plan
  10. Directorate of Trade, Industry, Finance and Investments
  11. Integration Process in the Southern African Development Community
    a- SADC Free-trade area
    b- Customs Union
    c- Common Market
    d- Economic and Monetary Union
    e- Single Currency
  12. Support Program for the SADC Regional Economic Integration
  13. Infrastructures and services in the region of the Southern African Development Community (SADC)
  14. Transport in the region of the SADC
    a- Maritime transport, ports and waterways
  15. ICT and telecommunications
  16. Tourism
  17. Food, agriculture and natural resources
  18. Southern Africa Trade Hub
  19. Protocol against corruption of the Southern African Development Community (SADC)
  20. Free Trade Agreements of the SADC

Objectives of the Program “Southern African Development Community (SADC)”:

  1. To understand the objectives and affiliated institutions of the Southern African Development Community
  2. To evaluate the advantages for the member countries of the SADC and the areas of cooperation
  3. To analyse the Economic Integration process: the free-trade area of the SADC, Customs Union, Common Market, Economic and Monetary Union and the single currency
  4. To analyse the intra-SADC Trade
  5. To know the Regional Indicative Strategic Development Plan of the Southern African Development Community (SADC)
  6. To explore the free trade agreements of the Southern African Development Community (SADC)

Syllabus of the Program: Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA).

  1. Introduction to Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)
  2. Decision Making of the COMESA
  3. COMESA Integration Process
    1. COMESA Free-trade
    2. COMESA Customs
    3. COMESA Common Market
    4. COMESA Economic Community
  4. Trade facilitation in the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa
    1. Simplified cross-border procedures for small companies
    2. Elimination of non-tariff barriers
  5. Economy of the region of the COMESA.
    1. International Trade of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)
    2. Intra-COMESA Trade
    3. Trade in services
    4. Investments in the region of the COMESA
    5. Industry
    6. Energy
  6. Agriculture of the region of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa
    1. Detailed Program for the Development of the African Agriculture
    2. Alliance for Commodity Trade in Eastern and Southern Africa
    3. Harmonisation Program of sanitary and phytosanitary measures (SPS)
  7. Infrastructures in the region of the COMESA.
    1. Transport facilitation
  8. Information and communication technologies
  9. Institutions and Agencies of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)
    1. COMESA Reinsurance Company
    2. COMESA Regional Investment Agency
    3. African Trade Insurance Agency
    4. Federation of National Associations of Women in Business of the COMESA
    5. COMESA Entrepreneurs Council

Objectives of the Program “Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)”:

  1. To understand the objectives, functions and institutions of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)
  2. To know the economy of the region of the COMESA
  3. To analyse the COMESA Integration Process: the free-trade area, the Customs Union, the Common Market and the Economic Community COMESA
  4. To evaluate the advantages for the member countries of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)
  5. To know the COMESA trade and transport facilitation programs
  6. To analyse the role of the affiliated institutions: Bank of the ZEP, AIRC, COMESA Reinsurance Company, ACA.

United States-COMESA Trade and Investment Framework Agreement.

  1. United States-COMESA countries (Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa) Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIF)
  2. International Trade between the United States and the countries of the COMESA
  3. Advantages of the United States-COMESA Trade and Investment Framework Agreement

Syllabus of the Program: COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Free Trade Agreement.

  1. Introduction to the COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Free Trade Agreement
  2. Institutional framework
  3. Areas of intervention
  4. Tripartite free-trade area
  5. Trade facilitation and Transport
  6. Infrastructure Development
  7. Mechanisms related to trade
  8. Corridors and infrastructures of the region of the COMESA-SADC-EAC
  9. Towards the African continental free-trade area

Objectives of the Program “COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Free Trade Agreement”:

  1. To understand the objectives (Customs Union) and areas of cooperation of the COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Free Trade Agreement
  2. To evaluate the advantages for the member countries of the tripartite
  3. To understand the advantages of the Tripartite free-trade area
  4. To analyse the Tripartite programs: trade facilitation, transport, and elimination of non-tariff barriers.
  5. To understand the Tripartite Agreement as a stage towards the African continental free-trade area

Syllabus of the Program: East African Community (EAC)

  1. Introduction to the East African Community (EAC)
  2. Trade Regime of the East African Community
  3. Agencies of the Community
  4. Structure and functions of the Secretary of the East African Community
  5. Creation of the EAC Customs Union
  6. Creation of the EAC Common Market
  7. Monetary and financial cooperation
  8. Treaty for the establishment of the East African Community
  9. East African Development Bank

Objectives of the Program “East African Community (EAC)”:

  1. To understand the objectives and functions of the East African Community
  2. To evaluate the advantages for the member countries and the areas of cooperation of the East African Community
  3. To analyse the Economic Integration process (Customs Union and Common Market) and International Trade between the member countries of the East African Community
  4. To know the role of the East African Development Bank

East African Community (EAC)-United States Trade and Investment Partnership Agreement.

  1. Introduction to the Trade and Investment Partnership Agreements between the East African Community (EAC) and the US
  2. Objectives of the Association Agreement
  3. International Trade between the countries of the EAC and the US

Syllabus of the Program: Economic Community of the Great Lakes Region (CEPGL)

  1. Introduction to the Economic Community of the Great Lakes Region (CEPGL)
  2. Agencies of the Economic Community
  3. International Society of Energy of the countries of the Great Lakes: Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda
  4. Regional Economic Program 2014-2020
  5. Economic Integration, Investments, International Trade, and Promotion
  6. Private Sector Forum of the Economic Community
  7. Northern Corridor

Syllabus of the Program:  Nile Basin Initiative (NBI)

  1. Introduction to the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI)
  2. Economic profile of the Nile Basin
  3. Advantages for Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda
  4. Structure of the Nile Basin Initiative
  5. Plans and strategic projects of the Nile Basin Initiative

Samples: adaptation of the Bachelor's Degree to the Central African Students (Study of the main regional economic institutions of the region where the student lives) (Bachelor's Degree in International Trade, e-learning, fourth semester)

Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa (CEMAC)

Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS)

Bank of the Central African States

Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)

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