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

Sectors : Peace-building and peacekeeping
Organisation : AU
Date made: 
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);”

International, Africa