Community of Sahel-Saharan States

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تجمع دول الساحل والصحراء
Communauté des États Sahélo-Sahariens
Community of Sahel-Saharan States
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HeadquartersLibya Tripoli, Libya
Official languagesArabic
English
French
Portuguese
TypeTrade bloc
Membership29 member states
Leaders
• Secretary General
Mohamed Al-Madani Al-Azhari
Establishment
• Agreement signed
4 February 1998

The Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD) aims to create a free trade area.

CEN-SAD was started in February 1998 by six countries. Since then its membership has grown to 29. One of its main goals is to get economic unity through the free movement of people and goods. This is to make the member states a free trade area.

List of members[change | change source]

Founding members:

Countries that joined later:

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 "CEN-SAD celebrates 13th anniversary". Panapress. 04 February 2011. Retrieved 26 October 2012. Check date values in: |date= (help)
  2. http://www.panapress.com/Cape-Verde-becomes-CEN-SAD-s-29th-member-country--12-526479-29-lang2-index.html