Abuja – 14 December 2016
Ministers from the four State Parties to this MoU, namely Benin, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana and Sierra Leone, are expected to sign the MoU during an official signing ceremony to be witnessed by other ECOWAS member states, members of the diplomatic corps, the media and development partners notably the World Bank.
Running for three years now, the TMP programme is a voluntary undertaking by selected African countries spearheaded by Mauritius in the Eastern and Southern Africa sub-regions and Ghana in West Africa. The partnership seeks to establish Schengen-type or other similar mechanisms on talent mobility and skills development to accelerate economic integration and achieve open borders and common policies and laws in Africa. The Partnership will support participating countries to address constraints on intra-African labour mobility and skills development gaps that reduce Africa’s attractiveness as an investment destination and related overall economic growth performance.
The African Centre for Economic Transformation (ACET) is the Sub-grantee and the Secretariat for the West African sub-regional programme. The objectives of the MoU are as follows:
For detailed information, contact Bright Gowonu, West Africa Programme Coordinator, email@example.com