The Third Turkey-Africa Partnership Summit will be held on Dec 17-18 in Istanbul. Leaders and top Ministers from 39 countries, including 13 Presidents have confirmed attendance.

It is expected that the 3rd Summit will adopt capacity building training, including an increase of judicial cooperation and relations between judicial institutions, including training cooperation and support, particularly when related to terrorist offenses, as well as security Cooperation agreements to increase training cooperation on combating Drug-related crimes, and vocational and technical education.

The Summit is also expected to adopt the “Turkey-Africa Partnership Joint Action Plan 2021-2026″, which contains concrete actions to be implemented jointly by Turkey, the African Union, and its Member States, according to Africa Union.

The Africa-Turkey partnership was formalized in the 2008 Istanbul Summit, during which two outcome documents were adopted, namely the Istanbul Declaration and the Framework for Cooperation.

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