Assembly of the African Union, 5th Ordinary Session, Sirte, Libya, 4-5 July 2005

Sectors : Peace-building and peacekeeping, Conflict resources, Small and Light Weapons
Organisation : AU
Date made: 
2005
Level: 
Heads Of State
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Commitments in: Peace and security - Peace-building and peacekeeping

“We therefore resolve to:

...2. Enhance investment and development in Africa by promoting peace and security and create a conducive environment by ensuring good governance in our countries through:
a. strengthening and ensuring that regional and continental mechanisms, in particular, the Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union play a central role in bringing about peace, security and stability on the continent;

b. addressing conflict and political instability on the continent, with the aim of achieving a conflict-free Africa by 2010 by prioritizing and allocating more resources to conflict prevention and post-conflict reconstruction and peace-building and to fully collaborate with regional and continental mechanisms, to ensure the speedy operationalization of the Continental Early Warning System (CEWS) and the African Stand-by Force (ASF);”

Scope: 
International, Africa

Commitments in: Other

“We therefore resolve to:

...2.
...c. becoming parties to regional, continental and international instruments relating to the prevention and combating of terrorism, transnational organized crimes, drug trafficking, the illicit trade in and proliferation of small arms and light weapons and landmines, corruption and money laundering and ensuring the effective implementation of such instruments;”

Scope: 
International, Africa