Gulf of Guinea Commission (GGC)

Comissão do Golfo da Guiné

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Founded

2001 Luanda Angola

History

Established by the Treaty signed 3 Jul 2001, in Libreville (Gabon), by Angola, Congo, Gabon, Nigeria and Sao Tome and Principe. Joined by Cameroun and the Democratic Republic of Congo in 2008. Open to other states in the Gulf of Guinea region for purposes of transforming the sub region into a Zone of Peace and Security.

Aims

Serve as a permanent institutional framework of consultation among Member States for cooperation and development, as well as for the prevention, management and resolution of conflicts that may arise from the delimitation of borders and economic and commercial exploitation of natural resources within territorial boundaries of Member States, particularly in the overlapping Exclusive Economic Zones.

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Structure

Assembly of Heads of States and Government; Council of Ministers; Secretariat; Ad-hoc Arbitration Mechanism. Executive Secretary; 2 Deputy Executive Secretaries; 2 Directors (Admin, Finance).

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong InstitutionsGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal

UIA Org ID

XJ2279

Last News

2016

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