APPLICABILITY OF DECISION MAKING THEORY IN AFRICAN UNION: A CASE OF AFRICAN CONTINENTAL FREE TRADE AREA

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SHEHU ENOCH AMILA

Abstract

This paper has examined decision making theory in the light of African Union. It employed the secondary data and content analysis. Concept of international organization was conceptualised and classified (base on membership and competency). Basic assumptions of decision making theory were enumerated and operationalized in African Union (AU) with particular attention to African continental free trade Area. The Assembly, executive council and permanent representative committee were discovered to be principal institution in term of decision making and AU make decision by majority vote and consensus. Whatever state representative does at AU is still subject his/her state position. Fund and state’s national interest are one of the causes of delay in decision making and implementation.

Keywords:
International organization, international governmental organization, decision making, African union & trade

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AMILA, S. E. (2020). APPLICABILITY OF DECISION MAKING THEORY IN AFRICAN UNION: A CASE OF AFRICAN CONTINENTAL FREE TRADE AREA. Asian Journal of Arts, Humanities and Social Studies, 2(2), 51–56. Retrieved from https://www.ikpresse.com/index.php/AJAHSS/article/view/4930
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