The New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD), October 2001

Sectors : Labour migration, Regional trade, Transport
Organisation : AU
Date made: 
Heads Of State
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Commitments in: Infrastructure - Transport

“111. Objectives
- To reduce delays in cross-border movement of people, goods and services;

- To reduce waiting time in ports;

- To promote economic activity and cross-border trade through improved land transport linkages;

- To increase air passenger and freight linkages across Africa’s subregions.

112. Actions
- Establish customs and immigration task teams to harmonise border crossing and visa procedures;

- Establish and nurture PPPs as well as grant concessions towards the construction,development and maintenance of ports, roads, railways and maritime transportation;

- Promote harmonisation of transport modal standards and regulations, and the increased use of multimodal transport facilities;

- Work with regional organisations to develop transport development corridors;

- Promote PPPs in the rationalisation of the airline industry and build capacity for air traffic control.”