Arab Maghreb Union (AMU)

Union du Maghreb arabe (UMA)

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Established 17 Feb 1989, Marrakech (Morocco), as a project adopted by a Maghreb Summit. Also referred to in English as: Maghreb Union; Union of the Arab Maghreb (UAM).


Define the means and tools to realize integration of the five states of the Maghreb Arabe (Libyan AJ, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco and Mauritania) through continuation of a common policy in different areas and progressive fulfillment of free mouvement of persons, services, goods and capital; safeguard Maghrebian economic interests; foster and promote economic and cultural cooperation among member states; intensify mutual commercial exchanges as a necessary precursor for integration and the creation of a Maghreb Economic Space.

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Working towards creation of a Maghreb Economic Space. Aims to create: a free market in energy products; free movement of citizens within the region; joint transport undertakings, including a joint airline and road railway improvements; formation of Maghreb union of textile and leather industries; creation of a customs union. Instrumental in setting up Consultative Council of the Arab Maghreb Union; Maghreb sans frontières.


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Relations with 25 inter-governmental organizations.
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Members in 5 countries
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