Assembly of the African Union, 12th Ordinary Session, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 1-3 February 2009

Sectors : Energy, Infrastructure General, Transport
Organisation : AU
Date made: 
2009
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Commitments in: Infrastructure - Infrastructure General

“WE, the Heads of State and Government of the African Union...

...RESOLVE TO:
1. Support the development of infrastructure in Africa within the framework of the Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA);

2. Develop, as a matter of priority, the major regional and continental hydroelectric power projects, to ensure energy security in Africa;

3. Take all appropriate measures to complete the missing sections in the major transport corridors and remove all physical and non-physical barriers to the development of inter-State transport in Africa;

4. Institute appropriate institutional, legal and regulatory reforms, conducive for private sector investment in infrastructure development;

5. Promote innovative financing mechanisms to speed up the development of transport and energy infrastructure;”

Scope: 
Africa

Commitments in: Infrastructure - Transport

“WE, the Heads of State and Government of the African Union...

UNDERTAKE TO...

...9. Accelerate the facilitation of inter-State transport through harmonization of laws and simplification of transit procedures to promote efficiency and safe operation of transport in Africa;

10. Improve connectivity of the air transport networks between Member States of the Union through comprehensive implementation of the 1999 Yamoussoukro Decision;

11. Give high priority to environmental protection and to transport and energy safety and security to promote sustainable development of infrastructure and related services;”

Scope: 
Africa