African Union
Côte d’Ivoire


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Committee : African Union

Country : Côte d'Ivoire

Topic A : China in Africa

Sino-African cooperation is an ever-increasing phenomenon; both on commercial and governmental levels. While recognising the importance of maintaining fruitful relations with old partners such as France, an ally since the Côte d’Ivoire’s independence, the exchanges with China are welcomed, as they prove highly beneficial. Challenges that nonetheless accompany the benefits can and ought to be solved with the whole African community working together.

That China is essential and inevitable for Africa by now is clear when considering its position as the continent’s third trading partner. Similarly, government aid from the country has been plentiful; targeted at states as well as to the African Union and other organisations. By 2000, the tim...