African-EU Summit, Cairo Plan of Action, Cairo, Egypt, 3-4 April 2000

Sectors : Gender and political agency, Peace-building and peacekeeping, Human Rights, Women's rights, Gender and social development, Primary and basic education
Organisation : EU
Date made: 
2000
Level: 
Heads Of State
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Commitments in: Peace and security - Peace-building and peacekeeping

“We agree to:

80. Support the involvement of women in conflict prevention and peace building by including a gender perspective in agendas for peace negotiations and by facilitating the active participation of women in alternative diplomacy and at peace negotiating tables.”

Scope: 
Africa

Commitments in: Gender - Women's rights

“We agree to:

48. Work towards the promotion and protection of the rights of women including through the elimination of violence against women and girls and the full application of all relevant instruments, in particular the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women.

49. Adopt measures to combat violence against women and children, including elimination of all forms of exploitation of children, in particular to stop the use of child soldiers and support their rehabilitation and re-integration.”

Scope: 
Africa

Commitments in: Education - Primary and basic education

“We agree to:

96. Work for the achievement of education for all, prioritising the attainment of the International Development Target of universal primary education by 2015 and gender equality in schooling by 2005. We are committed to strengthening our co-operation to ensure that sound, costed strategies for the achievement of these key objectives are in place and receive strongly co-ordinated support.

Scope: 
Africa