Assembly of the African Union, 16th Ordinary Session, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 30-31 January 2011

Sectors : Science, research and technology general, Regional cooperation and integration, Economic governance and public finance management, Political governance, Gender and political agency
Organisation : AU
Date made: 
2011
Level: 
Heads Of State

Commitments in: Technology - Science, research and technology general

“DECLATION ON THE THEME OF THE SUMMIT: “TOWARDS GREATER UNITY AND INTEGRATION THROUGH SHARED VALUES...

...7. We further encourage efforts directed at enhancing the participation of African Research Institutes, Universities, Civil Society and the Media in promoting Shared Values as part of wider efforts directed at securing African ownership....”

 
Scope: 
Africa

Commitments in: Development partnerships - Regional cooperation and integration

“DECLATION ON THE THEME OF THE SUMMIT: “TOWARDS GREATER UNITY AND INTEGRATION THROUGH SHARED VALUES...

...1. We commit ourselves to enhancing efforts aimed at reinforcing a deeper understanding of Shared Values and their promotion and popularisation amongst the African peoples as a means of shaping Africa’s common future and mobilising the African peoples towards achieving the shared vision of continental integration and unity.

2. We reaffirm our commitment to speeding up the ratification and domestication of instruments of Shared Values and call upon the African Union Commission (AUC) to put in place measures and modalities to support Member States to establish the required capacities and processes for monitoring and review of domestication efforts.

3. We affirm the need for the consolidation and full implementation of the instruments of Shared Values, including the African Peer-Review Mechanism (APRM) and relevant National Plans, as a catalyst for unity, policy harmonisation, convergence and integration on the Continent....”

 
Scope: 
Africa

Commitments in: Governance - Political governance

“DECLATION ON THE THEME OF THE SUMMIT: “TOWARDS GREATER UNITY AND INTEGRATION THROUGH SHARED VALUES

We, African Union (AU) Heads of State and Government, meeting at the 16th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 30 to 31 January 2011, and after having debated the Theme dedicated to this Session, namely ‘Towards Greater Unity and Integration through Shared Values’;

...Committing ourselves to establishing viable and democratic states, and ensuring the efficient delivery of services to the peoples, and promoting economic progress as well as a culture of good governance;...”

 
Scope: 
Africa

Commitments in: Gender - Gender and political agency

“DECLATION ON THE THEME OF THE SUMMIT: “TOWARDS GREATER UNITY AND INTEGRATION THROUGH SHARED VALUES...

...5. We further commit ourselves to promoting the role of women in socio-economic life and prioritise the participation of women in governance and democracy and secure their direct involvement in decision-making in line with the Solemn Declaration on Gender Equality in Africa (SDGEA) and the Declaration on the African Women’s Decade (2010-2020)...”

 
Scope: 
Africa