Executive Council of the African Union, 18th Ordinary Session, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 24 - 28 January 2011

Sectors : Regional cooperation and integration, Political governance, Human Rights
Organisation : AU
Date made: 
2011
Level: 
Ministerial
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Commitments in: Development partnerships - Regional cooperation and integration

“DECISION ON THE REPORT OF MEMBER STATES’ EXPERTS CONSULTATIONS ON THE THEME OF THE SIXTEENTH ORDINARY AU ASSEMBLY “TOWARDS GREATER UNITY AND INTEGRATION THROUGH SHARED VALUES”

The Executive Council,...

...3. ENDORSES the strengthening of the African Governance Architecture, through the launch of the Governance Platform as an informal and non-decision making mechanism to: foster exchange of information; facilitate the elaboration of common positions on governance; strengthen the capacity of Africa to speak with one voice;...

...8. ENDORSES the Draft Declaration on the Summit Theme and DECIDES that it will be submitted to the Assembly for consideration and adoption....”

 
Scope: 
Africa

Commitments in: Governance - Human Rights

“DECISION ON THE REPORT OF THE SECOND SESSION OF THE AFRICAN UNION CONFERENCE OF MINISTERS OF SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT

The Executive Council,...

...2. ENDORSES the recommendations of the Second Session of CAMSD2 and, in particular, the following:

i) The implementation of the Social Policy Framework for Africa should be accelerated at national, regional and continental levels;

ii) The African Decade of Persons with Disabilities should be extended to 2019;

iii) The decisions of the Extra Ordinary Session of the Governing Board of the African Rehabilitation Institute (ARI) should be implemented regarding the immediate financial and administrative management and restructuring of ARI to make it respond to the needs of the Persons with Disabilities more effectively, and for the Institute to play a leading role in implementing the extended Decade;

iv) The Advisory Council on Ageing should be established;

v) Member States should annually submit, to the Commission, the completed Monitoring and Evaluation Framework for the Implementation of the Call for Accelerated Action, and Plan of Action Towards Africa Fit for Children;...”

 
Scope: 
Africa