African Union Convention on Cross-Border Cooperation (Niamey Convention) Adopted by the Twenty-Third Ordinary Session of the Assembly, Held on 27 June 2014, Malabo, Equatorial Guinea.
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The objectives of this Convention include: Promote cross-border cooperation, at local, sub-regional and regional levels; seize the opportunities arising from shared borders and address the related challenges; facilitate the delimitation, demarcation and reaffirmation of interstate borders in conformity with mechanisms agreed upon by the parties concerned; facilitate the peaceful resolution of border disputes; ensure efficient and effective integrated border management; transform border areas into catalysts for growth, social-economic and political integration of the continent ; and promote peace and stability through the prevention of conflicts, the integration of the continent and the deepening of its unity.
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