Published May 2001
by Intl Business Pubns USA .
Written in English
World Business and Investment Opportunities Library
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More information about Benin is available on the Benin Page and from other Department of State publications and other sources listed at the end of this fact sheet. U.S.-BENIN RELATIONS The United States established diplomatic relations with Benin (then called Dahomey) in , following its independence from France. Between and , a succession of military coups [ ]. Patrice Talon, president of Benin in , Source The Republic of Benin is an emerging democracy under a multiparty democratic rule. The country operates under the constitution of The President of Benin is both the head state and the head of the government; he can only server for two terms. The birthplace of voodoo and a pivotal platform of the slave trade for nearly three centuries, Benin is steeped in a rich and complex history still very much in evidence today. Read More Select points of interest to plot on map by type Top Attractions Top Hotels Top Restaurants Top Entertainment Top Nightlife Top Shopping. Ministry of Foreign Affairs, BP COTONOU 6 Procedures Foreign students and academics must establish an agreement between their home institution and the National University of Benin in order to obtain permission from the Director of the National Archives to access government records.
Tradition asserts that the Edo people became dissatisfied with the rule of a dynasty of semimythical kings, the ogisos, and in the 13th century they invited Prince Oranmiyan of Ife to rule them. His son Eweka is regarded as the first oba, or king, of Benin, though authority would remain for many years with a hereditary order of local in the 13th century, royal power began to assert. The national youth policy of Benin of aims to provide young people with opportunities to fully develop their physical, mental and moral faculties. The main purpose of the policy is to create favourable conditions for the inclusion of youth in all sectors of society . The Ministry of Foreign Affairs was formally established upon the resumption of Brunei Darussalam's full independence on 1 January His Royal Highness Prince Mohamed Bolkiah was appointed as the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Brunei Darussalam. The consequences could be severe for the nation and the ruling government as well. Thus, a coherent foreign policy blueprint should be put together to guide, shape and map out the course of the.
Nigeria's Foreign Policy and Codification of National Interest: A Prescriptive Analysis Article (PDF Available) January w Reads How we measure 'reads'. On July 28th, Foreign Policy for America will host the next event in our members-only event series, The New Normal: Foreign Policy in a Post-Pandemic World, where we discuss the effects of the pandemic from a global, big-picture perspective. Our next conversation, The Humanitarian Response, will feature a deep-dive discussion on the U.S. response to the humanitarian crisis around the world. On the Government of Benin announced mandatory COVID testing of all airline passengers arriving in Benin. See Entry requirements for more information before you plan to travel. Benin is eligible for preferential trade benefits under the African Growth and Opportunity Act. The U.S. aims to promote increased trade with Benin and to stimulate U.S. investment in key sectors such as energy, telecommunications, and transportation. Benin and the U.S. have a .