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|AGENDA 2040, Africa's Agenda for children: Fostering an Africa Fit for Children.|
Book/Monograph, Created By The African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC) and Published By African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC) in English language
Africa is set on a course towards a different and better Africa. The vision that inspires this course is captured in the African Union(AU)’s Agenda 2063. Because the ideals in Agenda 2063 will not be achieved overnight, young people –and children, in particular –have to be the drivers of Africa’s renaissance. Securing future progress, peaceful co-existence and welfare lies in their hands. In order to allow them to take charge of Africa’s ...
|JUSTICE BEYOND THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT: TOWARDS A REGIONAL FRAMEWORK IN AFRICA|
Working Paper, Created By South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA); CLIFFORD, CAYLEY and Published By South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA) in English language
The last decade has seen a deterioration in the relationship between the International Criminal Court (ICC) and some African states. At the AU, allegations of bias and calls for non-cooperation with the ICC are frequent: the power of the UN Security Council, the application of universal jurisdiction, the question of immunity and the effectiveness of retributive justice are some of the issues being raised. ...
Article, Created By African Union Commission Department of Administration and Human Resources Management and Published By African Union Commission Department of Administration and Human Resources Management/ MIS in English language
Welcome to this first Edition of SANKOFA on women in leadership at the AU Commission. The principle of gender parity is enshrined in Article 4L of the African Union’s Constitutive Act and all key legal and policy frameworks. Therefore, parity is mandatory for all officially elected positions, including the leadership of the Commission. The AU is the first inter-governmental organization to have instituted this policy, thus ensuring since 2000 a 50/50 representation of men and women in its top most senior leadership positions…
|Joint AU, IGAD and UN Statement on the Current Situation in the Republic of South Sudan.|
Press Release, Created By African Union Commission Department of Peace and Security; Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD); United Nations; Chergui, Smail, Ambassador; Wais, Ismail, Dr.; Shearer, David and Published By African Union Commission Department of Peace and Security in English language
12 April 2019: The African Union (AU) Peace and Security Commissioner, Ambassador Smail Chergui, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Special Envoy for South Sudan, Dr. Ismail Wais and the Special Representative Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN) to South Sudan, Mr. David Shearer briefed AU partners in Addis Ababa on the current situation in the Republic of South Sudan....
|The African Union Handbook 2016: A guide for those working with and within the African Union|
Book/Monograph, Created By African Union Commission Information and Communication Department (DIC) and Published By African Union Commission and New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade/Manatū Aorere in English language
This Handbook is published by the African Union Commission (AUC) in partnership with the New Zealand Government, publisher of the annual United Nations Handbook for more than 50 years. Modelled on the United Nations Handbook, it is intended as a ready reference guide for people working in all parts of the AU system (Member States, government officials, Commission and other staff) as well as the AU’s many partners and wider civil society. The book has at its heart information about the principal organs established by the AU Constitutive Act...
|Spokesperson’s Daily News Update : African Union Commission|
Article, Created By African Union Commission Bureau of the Chairperson and Published By African Union Commission Bureau of the Chairperson in English language
|Celebrating the African Day of School Feeding: Guidance Note to Member States|
Book/Monograph, Created By African Union Commission Human Resources, Sciences and Technology and Published By African Union Commission Human Resources, Sciences and Technology in English language
The African Heads of State and Government during the 26th African Union Summit in January 2016 (Assembly/AU/Dec.589(XXVI) passed a decision in support of School Feeding, and established 1 st of March as the Africa Day of School Feeding. School Feeding Programmes have been a key tool in realizing the efforts needed to get every girl and boy to school by reducing poverty related disparities as demanded by agenda 2063 and CESA 16 - 25. School Feeding Programmes have a significant impact on access and retention, and attendance,...
|Delimitation and Demarcation of Boundaries in Africa : General Issues and Case Studies|
Book/Monograph, Created By African Union Commission Department of Peace and Security Department (PSD) and Published By African Union Border Programme (AUBP), Peace and Security Department in English language
It has been forty-nine years since the independent States of Africa, under the auspices of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), famously pledged to respect their territorial boundaries inherited from the colonial period at the Cairo Conference of 1964. Since that time, this acceptance of the territorial status quo at independence has been relatively successful in preventing major conflicts over territorial claims in Africa. However, often the popular understanding of ‘keeping the territorial status quo’ has also dissuaded African States from dealing with residual ...
|East African Community Facts and Figures (2016) Report|
Annual Report, Created By East African Community (EAC) and Published By East African Community (EAC) in English language
|COMESA Annual Report 2014|
Annual Report, Created By Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa and Published By Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa in English language
In accordance with the provisions of Article 17, paragraph 8 of the COMESA Treaty, I have the honour and privilege to submit to Your Excellency the COMESA Annual Report for 2014.The Report highlights achievements of COMESA in 2014 and reviews the impact of world trade on Africa in general, and the COMESA region in particular, as well as its influence on our regional integration agenda. It covers the activities of the COMESA Organs and the COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite arrangement whose ultimate objective is the creation of an African Economic Communi...