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Cooperation among the arab gulf states

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Isabelle Hazel

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Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf
Established in Abu Dhabi on 25 May 1981
The unified economic agreement between the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council was signed on 11 November 1981 in Abu Dhabi.
Advantages of Cooperation among the Arab Gulf States

1. Economic Cooperation
2. Educational and Cultural Cooperation
3. Medical Cooperation
4.Political Cooperation
Headquarters: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Official languages: Arabic
Membership: 6 states
- Secretary General: Bahrain A. bin Rashid Al Zayani
- Supreme Council Presidency: Kuwait
- As the GCC 25 May 1981; 33 years ago
- Total 2,673,108 km2
- Water (%) 0.6
- 2014 estimate 50.761.260

*KSA (kingdom of Saudi Arabia)
*UAE (United Arab EMIRATES)
-There have been discussions regarding the future membership of Jordan, Morocco, and Yemen.

is a regional intergovernmental political and economic union consisting of all Arab states of the Persian Gulf, except for Iraq.
*Formulating similar regulations in various fields such as religion, finance, trade, customs, tourism, legislation, and administration
*Fostering scientific and technical progress in industry, mining, agriculture, water and animal resources
*Setting up joint ventures
*Unified military
*Encouraging cooperation of the private sector

*Strengthening ties between their peoples

*Establishing a common currency
KSA: Riyadh
UAE: Abu Dhabi
Kuwait: Kuwait City
Qatar: Doha
Oman: Muscat
Bahrain: Manama
Iraq: Baghdad

Cooperation among the arab gulf states
natural resources, excellent geographical position mark the region with an exceptional importance that has helped to make it a centre of world attention
With mutual assistance, co-operation, & unity the states will be much stronger.
standing together will help them with their population and land area and will be able to face and defeat all aggressors
development of use of agricultural livestock, mineral, & industrial wealth and self-sufficiency in foodstuff & manufactured products; instead of being dependent on others for basic need
co-operation and solidarity between the people of the arab gulf states has come as a result of their common origin, kinship, and solid ties of friendship
*co-operation between Arab Gulf States is deep-rooted and represents a purely Arab phenomenon
*Discovery of oil in the Arab States has brought deep change in industry.

This called for strengthening and reinforcing this co-operation and many agreement were concluded and signaled between Arab Gulf States:

Some of these agreements were bilateral and others were collective

-boosting economic growth & progress by setting up joint economic projects
Serious continuous efforts to implement economic unity
To this effect, "United Economic Agreement" was signed in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Among other thing, this agreement aims at achieving:
-Expansion of locally-made trade among members of the AGCC states
-Establishing major joint industrial projects in the agricultural and industrial fields
Aim of a unified currency and of the Gulf Dinar:
The "Unified Economic Agreement" of the AGCC has brought about, and is still bringing about, remarkable economic growth.
Educational & Cultural Cooperation
Ministers of Education in the Arab Gulf States meet once every two years to agree the bases of educational projects.

It Aims Are:
-Propagation of Knowledge
-Eradication of Illiteracy
-Development of educational methods & processes in line with the latest innovations applied in this connection in the development world
United Arab Emirates University
Established on 1975
Located in Al Ain
First and Oldest University in the UAE
Arab Education Bureau
was founded to supervise the planning and execution of projects that will enhance education in the Gulf
Cooperation between the arab gulf states in the field of education:
Scholarships are given to students from other Arab Gulf countries to study at institutes and Universities
Exchange students' over the holiday promotes mutual understanding, and strengthen the friendship between the youths of the gulf
Cooperation in cultural fields
Hold periodic meeting to discuss projects that would improve life in the Gulf Arab States
Execution of such projects will be undertaken by special establishments such as:
-has a headquarters in Kuwait
-presents TV & Radio programmes dealing with some problems encountered in Gulf.
The Joint TV/Radio Program Production Organization
the Gulf TV
The GCC News Agency
Popular Heritage Center
The Media Documentation Center
Are some of the programmes produced by this establishment
Medical Cooperation
Aims at fighting disease and promoting health awareness among citizens
Health minister in the Arab Gulf States hold meetings to discuss an agree on ways of achieving medical co-operation among their states
health general secretariat
Probably the most prominent aspect of co-operation in the medical field. Its headquarters is in Riyadh since 1976.
-organizing haj pilgrimage health missions
-research work on drinking waters & maintaining control over food & medicine quality
-promoting health awareness to citizens
-fighting diseases in the Gulf Area
Political Cooperation
AGCC is in good terms with other countries. They are part of the United Nations and contribute building mosques in Islamic countries.
Arab Gulf States take on world political problems, whether these are restricted to the Arab and Islamic arena or have a wider, international nature.
These Include Stands On:
-The Palestine Cause
-Zionist invasion of Lebanon
-Iraqi-Iranian war
-Muslim people of Afghanistan
-Racial segregation in South Africa
The Iran–Iraq War, also known as the First Persian Gulf War, was an armed conflict between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Ba'athist Republic of Iraq lasting from September 1980 to August 1988, making it the 20th century's longest conventional war. It was initially referred to in English as the "Gulf War" prior to the Persian Gulf War of the early 1990s
Iran-Iraq War
Palestine Cause
the causes and explanations of the exodus of Palestinian Arabs that arose during the 1947–1948 Civil War in Mandatory Palestine and the 1948 Arab–Israeli War are a matter of great controversy between historians, journalists and commentators of the Arab–Israeli conflict
The 1982 attack into Lebanon by Israel further divided the Jewish population of Israel — even within the more militant Zionist Jews there is a split.
Zionist Invasion of Lebanon
Apartheid "the state of being apart", literally "apart-hood") was a system of racial segregation in South Africa enforced through legislation by the National Party (NP) governments, the ruling party from 1948 to 1994, under which the rights, associations, and movements of the majority black inhabitants were curtailed and Afrikaner minority rule was maintained
Racial segregation in south africa
Establishment of Gulf Arab Co-operation Council, is aimed to achieve more co-ordination and co-operation in political, and other fields
Military co-operation between the gulf has made them a major power capable of facing and defeating all foreign aggression.
Arab Gulf States have repeatedly declared that safeguarding security and stability in the gulf region is the sole responsibility of the Gulf people and states
Aspects of this co-operation include:
Citizens of any Arab Gulf State can be admitted into Military & Police academies in any other Arab Gulf State
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credits to Google and wikipedia
reported by: Angel and Isabelle
Done By: Angel & Isabelle
GR. 8d Jenner
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