Experts Group Meeting on Financing Regional Integration in Arab Maghreb Union
Thursday, June 12, 2014

In the framework of the ECA-AMU Multi-Year Work Program and the Memorandum of Understating signed between the two institutions on December 27, 2013, ECA North Africa Office and AMU General Secretariat on June 12, 2014 in Rabat (Kingdom of Morocco) held a meeting of experts on the feasibility of an AMU autonomous funding mechanism.

The meeting objective was to (i) share with the Member Countries the outcomes of the study conducted by the ECA and (ii) look into the possibilities of providing the REC with the resources commensurate with its ambitions and the requisite positioning within the economic groupings under construction in Africa and the world.

The meeting was co-chaired by Mrs. Karima Bounemra Ben Soltane, Director of the North Africa Office of the (SRONA-ECA) and his Excellency Mr. Habib Ben Yahia, AMU Secretary General. This meeting saw the participation of experts from the Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Finance of the five Member Countries, as well as the active attendance of the of Department Heads of the AMU General Secretariat and experts of the ECA SRO-NA.

[Meeting Report] [Arabic]