Decision On The AU Policy Framework On Post-Conflict Reconstruction And Development, 2006

Sectors : Disaster risk reduction and reconstruction, Peace-building and peacekeeping
Organisation : AU
Date made: 

Commitments in: Disaster risk reduction and humanitarian assistance - Disaster risk reduction and reconstruction

“The Executive Council:

...3. ENDORSES the Policy Framework on PCRD… as a guideline for effective and comprehensive action to consolidate peace and promote sustainable development...

...5. REQUESTS the Commission, in collaboration with the Regional Economic Communities (RECs), relevant United Nations (UN) and other institutions and African Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), to take all the necessary steps for the effective implementation of the PCRD Policy Framework, including the development of operational guidelines for the adaptation of the Policy Framework at regional and national levels, the development of a database of African experts on PCRD, to be placed at the disposal of countries emerging from conflict, the mobilization of the resources required and the enhancement of African capacity, including the use of AU Volunteers (AUVs) and the strengthening of the capacity of relevant African NGOs to address post-conflict issues.

6. DECIDES that an African Union standing multidimensional Committee be established to provide political support and mobilize all the necessary and available resources for the implementation of the Policy Framework.

7. FURTHER DECIDES that this Standing Committee shall interface with the United Nations Peace Building Commission and shall be supported by the relevant units within the Commission through its Peace and Security Department.”