River Union (West Africa)
EENI - Business School.
Sub-subject: The Mano River Union (MRU) - Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea, and Ivory Coast-. Syllabus:
- Introduction to the Mano River Union (MRU)
- Institutions of the Mano River Union
- Programs of the Mano River Union
development and regional integration
- History of the Mano River Union
Sample of the Sub-subject: Mano River Union:
Sub-Subject Description (Mano River Union).
In 1973 was created the Mano River Union (MRU), an African regional
integration institution, with three objectives:
- Foster international
trade between members
- Development of common projects (industry, transport, financial, energy, resources, and food security)
- Promote peace and security in the Mano River Union region.
The Mano River Union consists of Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea, and Ivory Coast.
After some years of inactivity, the Head of States of Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea, and Ivory Coast agree to re-launch the project in 2008.
Dr. Saran Daraba Kaba is the current Secretary-General.
The Mano River Union works actively in four areas:
- Organisational renewal
- Security and peace.
- Regional Integration and economic and development
- Social development
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the Mano River Union has signed a protocol on free movement and trade.
- Trans-African Highway: Dakar-Lagos Corridor
- Port of Abidjan
Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf (Liberia)
is the Chairperson of the Mano River Union