Assembly of the African Union, 8th Ordinary Session, African Charter on Democracy, Elections and Governance, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 30 January 2007

Sectors : ICT, HIV/AIDS, Institutional development, Malaria, Political governance, Other Preventable Diseases, TB
Organisation : AU
Date made: 
Heads Of State
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Commitments in: Governance - Political governance

“In order to advance political, economic and social governance, State Parties shall commit themselves to:
1. Strengthening the capacity of parliaments and legally recognised political parties to perform their core functions;
2. Fostering popular participation and partnership with civil society organizations;
3. Undertaking regular reforms of the legal and justice systems;
4. Improving public sector management;
5. Improving efficiency and effectiveness of public services and combating corruption;
6. Promoting the development of the private sector through, inter alia, enabling legislative and regulatory framework;
7. Development and utilisation of information and communication technologies;
8. Promoting freedom of expression, in particular freedom of the press and fostering a professional media;
9. Harnessing the democratic values of the traditional institutions; and
10. Preventing the spread and combating the impact of diseases such as Malaria, Tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS, Ebola fever, and Avian Flu.”