The Brazzaville Declaration was a joint declaration issued by the Free French military and representatives of France's African colonies in which the relationship between them in the post-World War II era was redefined. The declaration included the following points:
- The French Empire would remain united.
- Semi-autonomous assemblies would be established in each colony.
- Citizens of France's colonies would share equal rights with French citizens.
- Citizens of French colonies would have the right to vote for the French parliament.
- The native population would be employed in public service positions within the colonies.
- Economic reforms would be made to diminish the exploitative nature of the relationship between France and its colonies.