The Economic, Social and Cultural Council (ECOSOCC)


Lara Hassel

Cite as

Delegation of Ghana (Represented by Lara Hassel)


Position Paper for the African Union´s Economic, Social and Cultural Council

Topic: Pan-African passport

The Pan-African passport is an important new addition to the steps Africa is already taking to achieve the goals embodied in the Agenda 2063 vision. This continental passport will enable free movement of persons on the African continent and speed up economic growth. It will also promote the development of many African countries as well as Intra-African trade. Experiences of the Economic Community of West Africa (ECOWAS) show the positive effects of open-visa policies on the economy of Ghana, and that governments can address security concerns and econo...