African Union (AU)
Republic of Zambia


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Committee: African Union Topic 1: Strengthening African states by regionally shifting towards an export-based industrial economy, focusing specifically on disadvantaged land-locked states. Presented by the delegate of the Republic of Zambia

Honorable chair, fellow delegates, The delegation of Zambia believes in finding the solution and help with a cooperation of African countries. The Republic of Zambia as a representative of landlocked countries, located in Southern Africa, is pleased to be discussing the topic of strengthening African states by economical, especially export help.
Zambia's economy is heavily dependent on mining of copper which makes Zambia dependent on the price of copper on the world market. Zambia has a past impact on its country of relying on one source of export. In order to increase private investment and involvement, the government in 1968 made reforms which lead to government controlling mining and industri...