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

Sectors : Economic governance and public finance management, Environmental degradation and natural resource management, Investment
Organisation : AU
Date made: 
2007
Level: 
Heads Of State
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Commitments in: Governance - Economic governance and public finance management

“State Parties shall institutionalize good economic and corporate governance through, inter alia:
1. Effective and efficient public sector management;
2. Promoting transparency in public finance management;
3. Preventing and combating corruption and related offences;
4. Efficient management of public debt;
5. Prudent and sustainable utilization of public resources;
6. Equitable allocation of the nation’s wealth and natural resources;
7. Poverty alleviation;
8. Enabling legislative and regulatory framework for private sector development;
9. Providing a conducive environment for foreign capital inflows;
10. Developing tax policies that encourage investment;
11. Preventing and combating crime;
12. Elaborating and implementing economic development strategies including private-public sector partnerships;
13. An efficient and effective tax system premised upon transparency and accountability.”

Scope: 
Africa