CEN-SAD

AcronymDefinition
CEN-SADCommunauté des Etats Sahélo-Sahariens (French: Economic Community of Sahelo-Sahelian Countries)
CEN-SADCommunity of Sahelo-Saharan States
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Summary: The Ministers in charge of defense in the Cen-Sad community held a meeting on Wednesday at Corinthia Bab Africa Hotel where they discussed matters regarding security of the region and the possibility of establishing one African army to defend peace and stability in Africa.
It has come to light that geopolitical circumstances did not allow CEN-SAD to implement its goals as planned, Abu Bakr noted.
Member states of the (CEN-SAD) Community calls on the Swiss government to fulfill its commitments towards Great Jamahiriya, and if Switzerland continues its obstinacy, member states of the community will consider taking similar measures." (jana)
aaa Echoing him, Interior minister, Chakib Benmoussa, said Morocco is fully aware of the role of CEN-SAD in strengthening ties among its member states with the aim of devising unified strategies that take into consideration African people's development and prosperity.
Imports from GAFTA climbed up by 19%, from EGP 60.2bn to EGP 72bn, while imports from CEN-SAD decreased by 21%, from EGP 5.4bn to EGP 4.5bn.
CEN-SAD welcomes the Accord signed in Ouagadougou on 15 January 2010, under which will be shortly put in place a national union government and organized within six month, general elections which will enable the Republic of Guinea and its people to reconnect with long term political stability in the national harmony and the normal constitutional order.
CEN-SAD is a key recipient of Libyan cash but Kadhafi received a cooler reception from his peers at the AU summit.
The Leader reiterated the same position during the CEN-SAD summit in Benin two weeks ago.
NDJAMENA: Leaders from the Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD) resumed summit talks on Friday morning behind closed doors in Chad's capital Ndjamena.
a"I have met the Prime Minister, Foreign Affairs Minister and the Central Bank Governor and after these talks with the Vice President we are going to meet the Finance Minister," Alwafalli said during a meeting with VP Kalonzo Musyoka in Nairobi.a The development comes two months after Musyoka met Libyan President Muamar Gaddafi at the CEN-SAD Summit in Benin and proposed that the Sahel-Sahara Investment and Trade Bank's regional offices be established in Nairobi.a aThe bank's chairman said the formalities to set up the bank have started in earnest and the Chairman of the bank is in Kenya to begin the procedures.a Musyoka said the setting up of the bank will help enhance Nairobi's image as a financial hub in the region.
Summary: The heads of state and government of the Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD) pledged at the CEN-SAD summit on Cotonou to give emergency support to vulnerable populations and farmers to help them meet their food needs.
"The High Representative is concerned by the visit of Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir to Chad on 16 February in the context of the CEN-SAD Summit" the spokesperson for EU High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice President of the Commission Catherine Ashton said.