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Communiqus and conference outcomes: from Africa and beyond

ANSA-Africa has created this new resource as a way for social accountability practitioners and analysts to keep up to date with the outcomes of conferences which have an important bearing on their work.

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Decisions of the 15th AU summit
2 August 2010

On the Theme of the Summit: “Maternal, infant and child Health and Development in Africa” adopted actions to be undertaken in various Member State, in particular the actions aimed at attaining the MDGs 4, 5 and 6, including the launching of CARMMA, mobilisation of adequate resources for integrated?

Communique: Annual Conference on Women in Political Leadership in Africa
June 2010

Participantsat the Annual Conference on African Women in Politics held on the 7th – 9th June 2010, organized by the African Women’s Development and Communication Network (FEMNET) have called on governments to, among other things, strengthen legal and policy frameworks in their?

Ninth Commonwealth Women’s Affairs Ministers Meeting
7 June 2010

The 9th Commonwealth Women’s Affairs Ministers Meeting (9WAMM) was held in Bridgetown, Barbados on 7-9 June 2010. Delegations from 32 countries attended the Meeting. The Meeting was opened by the Hon Freundel Stuart, Acting Prime Minister of Barbados and chaired by the Hon Stephen Lashley,?

Communiqu issued at the end of the Training-the-Trainers Capacity Building on the Public Procurement Act (PPA) 2007 Monitoring and Observation for CSOs
4 June 2010

The workshop, which was organized by Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) in collaboration with Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP), had a consortium of CSOs and other Non-State Actors (NSAs) in attendance. Also in attendance are the Executive Director of CISLAC Auwal Musa Rafsanjani?

Communiqu of the North – West Zone Stakeholder Roadshow/Town
27 May 2010

The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) held a stakeholder Road show/Town Hall meeting involving about three hundred stakeholders drawn from across the North-West geo-political Zone in Kaduna on 27th May 2010. Speakers, discussants and participants were drawn from?

Civil Society Declaration on Africa and the Review Conference of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court
24 May 2010

We, the undersigned African civil society organizations and international organizations with a presence in Africa, call on African governments to make the most of the upcoming review conference of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC), which will take place from May 31 to June?

Communiqu of the civil society experts consultation on maternal, child and infant health and sexual and reproductive health in Africa
18 April 2010

We, members of civil society Participating in ‘Civil Society Experts Consultation on Maternal, Child and Infant Health and Sexual and Reproductive Health in Africa’ Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, April 17-18, 2010, organised by Solidarity for African Women’s Rights Coalition (SOAWR), IPPF-Africa?

The NairobiDeclaration on Taxation and Development
8 April 2010

In March 2010 delegates from 17 countries and 3 continents met in Nairobi, Kenya for a Pan-African Conference on Tax and Development. Hosted by Tax Justice Network for Africa, the conference had three key themes: harnessing domestic tax policies for development; taxation of extractive?

African regional findings and plan of action for the advancement of the right of access to information
7 February 2010

Participants from the African Regional Conference on the Right of Access to Information today released the Regional Findings and Plan of Action to advance the right in Africa. The conference found that while access to information is a fundamental human right, political and institutional constraints?

Communique issued at the end of the Twelfth Summit of the Committee of Heads of State and Government participating in the African Peer Review Mechanism [APR forum] 30 January 2010, Addis Ababa, Ethiop
APRM Secretariat, 30 January 2010

The 12th Summit of the Committee of Heads of State and Government Participating in the African Peer Review Mechanism [APR Forum] was held on 30 January 2009 at the African Union Commission Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The Summit was chaired by H.E. Meles Zenawi, Prime Minister?

Kenya: Citizens’ statement in support of US Government withholding FPE funds
Bunge La Mwananchi, 28 January 2010

We the citizens of Kenya wish to issue this statement in support of the decision by the United States Government to withhold funds that had been earmarked towards Kenya’s Free Primary Education programme. As aggrieved citizens we agree and demand that those responsible for the misappropriation of?

13th Africa Partnership Forum: Joint Statement
25 January 2010

The Africa Partnership Forum held its 13th regular session in Addis Ababa on 25th January 2010, and was addressed by the Deputy Chairperson of the African Union. The Forum conveyed its deepest condolences to the government and people of Ethiopia on the tragic loss of life following the air accident?

Parliaments and civil society delivering HIV prevention together
24 January 2010

The follow-up meeting on Prevention Movement ("50 by 15") for SADC Parliamentarians (MPs) in collaboration with Civil Society (CSOs) was held at Southern Sun Hotel, Hyde Park, Johannesburg, South Africa on the 24th - 26th January 2010.

Dakar declaration on the development of statistics
27 November 2009

At the PARIS21 Consortium meeting, held in Dakar, Senegal from November 16 to 18, 2009, the participants unanimously affirmed that an effective and efficient statistical system is an essential element of good governance and that urgent action is still required if the data needed to monitor the Millennium?

Communiqu d’Accra du colloque sur les lections en Afrique
14 November 2009

Les dirigeants des organismes de gestion lectorale, des partis politiques, des services de scurit, de la socit civile et des mdias de 25 pays d’Afrique subsaharienne se sont runis Accra, au Ghana, du 12 au 14 novembre 2009, en vue de procder une valuation des lections sur le continent?

Accra communique of the colloquium on African elections
14 November 2009

Leaders from election management bodies, political parties, security services, civil society and media from 25 sub-Saharan countries gathered in Accra, Ghana from November 12-14, 2009 to assess recent elections across the continent and develop recommendations for raising standards of professionalism,?

Projet de communiqu: Sixime session du Comit du commerce, de la coopration et de l'intgration rgionales
13 October 2009

reprsentants des tats membres africains de l'Organisation des Nations Unies suivants: Afrique du Sud, Algrie, Bnin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroun, Congo (Rpublique du), Cte d'Ivoire, Djibouti, gypte, thiopie, Gabon, Gambie, Ghana, Guine, Guine Equatoriale, Kenya, Lesotho, Libria,?

Communique: Sixth Session of the Committee on Trade, Regional Cooperation and Integration
13 October 2009

We, the representatives of the following Member States of the United Nations in the Africa region: Algeria, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Chad, Congo (Republic of), Democratic Republic of Congo, Cote d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, Ethiopia, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, The Gambia, Ghana,?

Second Africa-South America Summit communique
27 September 2009

WE, the Heads of State and Government of Africa and South America, meeting in the Second Africa-South America Summit (II ASA) in Nueva Esparta State, Isla de Margarita, Venezuela on 26 and 27 September of 2009;

Gaborone Declaration: Parliamentary Conference on Democracy in Africa organized jointly by the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and the Parliament of Botswana
14 September 2009

We, participants in the Parliamentary Conference on Democracy in Africa on the second International Day of Democracy, have reviewed the challenges to democracy worldwide and in Africa in particular. We have taken note of the global opinion poll commissioned by the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) on?

Final communique of the Southern African Judges Forum
17 August 2009

The Southern African Judges Forum was held in Kasane, Botswana, on 7-8 August 2009, under the theme “Sustaining the Rule of Law to promote Socio-economic Development in the Eastern and Southern African Region”. The Forum was attended by Chief Justices and Judges from Angola, Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar,?

Stakeholders meeting on Domestication and Implementation of the Protocol to the African Charter on Human and People's Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa
16 July 2009

We, the participants at the Stakeholders meeting on the Domestication and Implementation of the African Union Protocol to the African Charter on Human and People’s Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa held on 16th - 18th July 2009 in Kigali, Rwanda, organised by African Union Commission, United?

The Fifth Citizens’ Continental Conference
June 2009

Addis Ababa: The Centre for Citizens' Participation in the African Union (CCP-AU), in collaboration with many of its partners, organised, at Beshale Hotel, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 5 and 6 June 2009, the Fifth Citizens' Continental Conference on the 13th African Union summit themed ‘Investing in Agriculture?

Madagascar: Communique of the Consultative Meeting on the Situation
1 May 2009

At the initiative of the Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Mr. Jean Ping, and in line with the relevant decisions of the Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the AU, the inaugural consultative meeting of the International Contact Group on Madagascar took place in Addis Ababa?

The Monrovia Declaration
8 March 2009

A Call to Action from the participants of the International Colloquium on Women's Empowerment, Leadership Development, International Peace and Security

Civil society and the budget process in Sierra Leone March 2009
2 March 2009


Civil society organizations, district budget oversight committees, and councillors from across the country met at a conference organized by National Accountability Group (NAG) in collaboration with Movement of Concerned Kono Youth (MOCKY), National Coalition on Extractives (NACE),?

Communiqu on the Establishment of a Civil Society Monitoring Mechanism
25 February 2009

Relating to the Implementation of the Interparty Political Agreement

Statement by Heads of Multilateral Development Banks and the IMF
February 2009

We the Heads of the Multilateral Development Banks and theInternational Monetary Fund met in Tunis on 12 February at the invitation of the African Development Bank. Discussions focused on recent developments in the global financial and economic crisis; the response of each institution; on the further?

African Voices Call for a Green Revolution
19 February 2009

As concern builds around the impact of the global financial crisis on Africa, several prominent African voices have called for an African Green Revolution to help "dampen the impact" in Africa and for greater investments in agriculture to spur economic growth.

12th AU Summit Decisions Summary
12 February 2009

12th Ordinary Summit of the AU Heads of State and Government ends today in Addis Ababa

Addis Ababa 4 February 2008 - The 12th Ordinary Summit of the AU Heads of State and Government ended in Addis Ababa on 4 February 2009. The Summit concluded?

Statement of the Madrid High-Level meeting on food security for all
27 January 2009

The Madrid high-level meeting on food security, convened by the Governmentof Spain and the UN, brought together a broad range of committed stakeholders from more than 126 countries. They came from national governments, civil society, trade unions, private sector, academia, donor agencies and multilateral?

Quatrime Confrence Continentale des Citoyens
26 January 2009

(AU Monitor)--Le Centre pour la Participation des Citoyens au sein de l'Union africaine (CCP-AU), en collaboration avec beaucoup de ces partenaires, a organis la quatrime confrence continentale des citoyens sur le douzime sommet de l'Union africaine (UA) l'htel Beshale, Addis Abeba, Rpublique?

Civil Society Organisations' Communique from the Fourth Citizens' Continental Conference on the 12th African Union summit, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 16-17 January 2009
26 January 2009

Participants in the Fourth citizens' continental conference on the 12th summit of the African Union issued the following communiqu with their recommendations to the heads of State and Government of Africa.

Nigeria: Monitoring extractive industries
December 2008

Communique issued at the end of a two-two training workshop for civil society organisations on their oversight role in the extractive industry's revenue and expenditure transparency, held at the NAF Club, Kaduna.

24th Plenary Assembly of the SADC Parliamentary Forum, held at the Arusha International Conference Centre, Arusha, Tanzania, 20th – 27th November 2008
27 November 2008

The 24th Plenary Assembly session of the Southern Africa Development Community Parliamentary Forum was held at Arusha, Tanzania under the theme:" the Role of Parliamentarians in addressing challenges and crises to sustainable development facing the SADC region, notably food shortages, electoral disputes,?

From commitment to delivery: The Sixth African Development Forum
21 November 2008

We, the participants in the sixth Africa Development Forum, representing stakeholders from across the African continent, women and men, governments and civil society, the private sector, youth, traditional and religious leaders, convening in Addis Ababa at the invitation of the African Union Commission,?

South African National Convention
3 November 2008

We, citizens of South Africa, gathered here today, as our forefathers and foremothers have done before in an imbizo; Proud of our history of struggle and the achievement of freedom by the people of our country over the last fifteen years of freedom and democracy, and confident of our abilities to?

Conference Commitments for the Women's Platform for Action in Africa 2008
31 October 2008

Committments made at the conference entitled the Women's Platform for Action in Africa, held in Midrand from the 22 to 24 October 2008, bringing together about 200 women representing about every country on the African continent to deliberate on various issues under the theme: Women's quest?

Peoples' agenda for parliamentarians
19 October 2008

Over 500 women and men, citizens, representing people’s organisations from 41 countries across Asia and Europe joined together in Beijing between the 13th and 15th October 2008 at the 7th Asia Europe People’s Forum to work ‘For Social and Ecological Justice.’ We focussed on developing strategies and?

Delhi Summit Declaration - Third Summit of the India-Brazil-South Africa (IBSA) Dialogue Forum
15 October 2008
The Prime Minister of India, H.E. Dr Manmohan Singh, the President of Brazil, H.E. Mr. Luiz Incio Lula da Silva, and the President of South Africa, H.E. Mr. Kgalema Petrus Motlanthe (thereafter referred as “the leaders”) met in New Delhi, India, on 15 October 2008, for the 3rd Summit of the India-Brazil-South?
Commonwealth Finance Ministers Meeting Communiqu 2008
9 October 2008
Finance Ministers call for international support for vulnerable economies
Windhoek Declaration on Social Development
October 2008

We, Ministers in charge of Social Development of AU Member States, meeting at the First Session of the AU Conference of Ministers in charge of Social Development, in Windhoek, Republic of Namibia from 27 to 31 October, 2008.

The Statement of the Millennium Development Goals and Disability Africa Regional Conference, held at the Panafric Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya 15th to 17th September, 2008
26 September 2008
Joint statement of the 200 delegates of the Millennium Development Goals and Disablility Conference held in Nairobi, Kenya, 15 to 17 September 2008
Accra agenda for action
4 September 2008
Ministers of developing and donor countries responsible for promoting development and Heads of multilateral and bilateral development institutions endorsed the following statement in Accra, Ghana, on 4 September 2008 to accelerate and deepen implementation of the Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness?
International Aid Transparency Initiative Accra statement
4 September 2008
Policy statements made by representatives of developed countries responsible for promoting development and heads of multilateral and bilateral development institutions, and representatives of philanthropic foundations, at a meeting held in Accra on 4 September 2008.
International Conference on Taxation, State building and Capacity Development in Africa: Pretoria Communiqu
29 August 2008
Over the past two days, we, Commissioners and Senior Tax Administrators and Policy Makers from 39 countries, together with representatives from bilateral and multilateral organizations active in Africa on tax issues, met in Pretoria, South Africa on 28 – 29 August 2008.
Pan African Civil Society Statement
20 August 2008
We, representatives of African civil society and social movements meeting in Nairobi, Kenya for the Pan-African Preparatory meeting to the IV International Forum on Democracy and Cooperation from 15 to 16 May 2008 examined gaps in international democracy and cooperation with an aim to develop innovative?
Joint statement of SADC/APC Southern Region population and development officials on Xenophobia
5 June 2008
We, Members of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) and the African Population Commission (APC) Southern Region, gathered at the Lord Charles Hotel in Somerset West, South Africa on 5 June 2008 on the occasion of the Technical Meeting on Population and Development.
Yokohama declaration: Towards a vibrant Africa
28 May 2008
The Heads of State and Government, and delegations of Japan and 51 African countries, together with the representatives of 34 other countries, 75 international and regional organizations, and representatives of the private sector, academic institutions and civil society organizations from both Africa?
African Church leaders' statement on aid effectiveness
21 May 2008
We delegates of various Churches across the African continent under the auspices of the All Africa Conference of Churches (AACC) and the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM), met from 21 – 23 May 2008 to review the aid reform process as articulated in the Paris Declaration,?
ARC briefing note on the outcomes of the 10th African Union Summit
14 February 2008
The tenth African Union (AU) Summit took place at the UN Conference Centre in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 25 January to 2 February 2008. The Summit included sessions of the Permanent Representatives Committee (held from 25-26 January), the Executive Council (27-29 January), and the AU Assembly (31 January?
East African community - East African legislative assembly: Resolution
February 2008
The assembled delegates to the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) Workshop on “Promoting Transparency and Accountability of Revenues from Extractive Industries,” comprising members of the EALA, members of the National Parliaments of Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, DRC, Nigeria, and South Africa,?
Solemn statement and recommendations: 11th consultative meeting on gender mainstreaming in Africa
22 January 2008
We, members of the African Civil Society and Women’s Movement meeting under the aegis of "Gender is My Agenda Campaign" on the occasion of the 11th Pre-Summit Consultative Meeting held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 22nd to 23rd January 2008, on the theme "Industrial Development?
Joint European Parliament - Pan African Parliament Statement on the Joint EU-Africa Strategy to be adopted by the EU and African Heads of State and Government
8 December 2007
Note: The Presidents of the Pan-African Parliament, Dr. Gertrude I. Mongella, and of the European Parliament, Dr. Hans-Gert Pttering, have been invited to address the 2nd EU-Africa Summit, which will take place on 8 and 9 December in Lisbon, Portugal. We see this invitation as a recognition?
The Africa-EU strategic partnership: A joint Africa-EU strategy
December 2007
Africa and Europe are bound together by history, culture, geography, a common future, as well as by a community of values: the respect for human rights, freedom, equality, solidarity, justice, the rule of law and democracy as enshrined in the relevant international agreements and in the constitutive?
Seminar on the role of Parliamentarians in promoting good public financial management and accountability in Africa
19 November 2007
Recognizing that Parliamentarians must be able to carry out their legislative and constitutional functions in accordance with their Constitution, free from unlawful interference and that legislatures should be served by a professional staff independent of the public service and dedicated to supporting?
Final Communique of the 42nd ordinary session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights
14 November 2007
The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights (African Commission), held its 42nd Ordinary Session in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo, from 14th to 28th November 2007.
Church leaders' statement on economic partnership agreements
5 November 2007
We the East African Church Leaders meet in Nairobi from 30th - 31st October 2007 to deliberate on the status of the Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) negotiations and their implications on people's socio-economic interests and livelihoods.
Memorandum of the Commonwealth Disabled Peoples' Conference convened in Kampala
4 November 2007
The Commonwealth Disabled Peoples’ Conference convened in Kampala, Uganda from the 4th -7th November 2007;

NOTING with appreciation the theme of this year’s CHOGM, ‘Transforming Commonwealth Societies to achieve political, economic and human development.’

Civil Society workshop on Open Access to ICT infrastructure in Africa
29 October 2007
Kigali: This statement is made in light of the publicised commitments and goals of the Connect Africa Summit taking place in Rwanda, Kigali on 29th and 30th of October 2007.
Fifth Pan African Conference of Ministers for Public or Civil Service: Press statement
25 October 2007
The fourth meeting of the Ministerial Bureau of the fifth Pan-African Conference was held in Windhoek, Namibia on 24 to 25 October 2007. Honourable Geraldine Fraser-Moleketi, the Chairperson of the fifth Pan African Conference of Ministers for Public or Civil Service chaired the meeting which was hosted?
Commitment of 0uagadougou - 7th African Governance Forum
24 October 2007
  1. Context of the Forum

    In the framework of the United Nations System special Initiative for Africa, UNDP and the UNECA initiated the Africa Governance Forum (AGF) in 1997. The main objective of the Forum is to gather African leaders, representatives of the private sector, civil?
The Caucus of African Governors in the Bretton Wood Institutions: Press Release
African Governors of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank, 21 October 2007
We, the African Governors of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank have engaged ourselves in a wide array of far-reaching reforms to achieve macroeconomic stability, and high and sustainable rates of economic growth. Nevertheless, we are realizing that most of our countries will not reach?
Tshwane IBSA Summit Declaration
17 October 2007
  1. The Prime Minister of India, H.E. Dr Manmohan Singh, the President of Brazil, H.E. Mr. Luiz Incio Lula da Silva, and the President of South Africa, H.E. Mr. Thabo Mbeki (thereafter referred as “the leaders”) met in Tshwane, South Africa, on 17 October 2007, for the 2nd Summit of the India-Brazil-South?
Enhancing the role of Parliamentarians and Civil Society in Trade and Integration
9 October 2007
Communiqu of the Regional Parliamentary-Civil Society Conference on Trade and Integration - Birchwood Executive Hotel, Johannesburg, South Africa.
Resolutions during the regional civil society forum on elections, human rights and democratic transformation in Africa
25 September 2007
We the Civil Society Actors-Practitioners and Scholars from Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda, The Democratic Republic of Congo, Zambia, South Africa, Gambia, Ghana, Nigeria and Zimbabwe,
The Kaduna Declaration: Parliamentarians and the achievement of the Millenium Development Goals
17 September 2007
The House of Representatives Committee on the MDGs Collaborated with the Office of the Senior Special Assistant to the President on MDGs and the Center for Democracy and Development(www.cddwestafrica.org) to organize a three-day retreat at Asaa?
China-U.S. Trilateral Dialogue
13 September 2007
The following is a summary of the Africa-China-U.S. Trilateral Dialogue, co-sponsored by the Brenthurst Foundation, the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, the Council on Foreign Relations, and the Leon Sullivan Foundation meetings in South Africa, China, and the United States in August 2006 and March?
Developing Public Sector Capacity for Africa's 21st Century Needs
29 August 2007
The African Management Development Institutes' Network (AMDIN) a Pan African network of management development institutions (MDIs), including schools and institutes of public administration and management met from 29 to 31 August in Midrand, South Africa.
Statement by IMF African Consultative Group
20 August 2007
Maputo: The African Consultative Group of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), co-chaired by the Chairman of the African Caucus, Mr. Manuel Chang, Minister of Finance of Mozambique, and Mr. Rodrigo de Rato, Managing Director of the IMF, met today in Maputo, Mozambique.
2007 African Caucus Meeting - Maputo, Mozambique
17 August 2007
African Governors of the Bretton Woods Institutions (BWIs) held a two-day meeting of the African Caucus in Maputo, Mozambique, from July 30 - 31, 2007. The meeting was chaired by Honorable Manuel Chang, Minister of Finance of Mozambique.
Southern African Development Community (SADC) Summit
17 August 2007
The Summit of Heads of State and Government of the SADC was held in Lusaka, Republic of Zambia from August 16 to 17, 2007.
Communique of the SADC people's summit - Reclaiming SADC for peoples solidarity and development: Let the People Speak
16 August 2007
We, members of Civil Society Organisations, trade unions, faith based organizations, student bodies and economic justice networks from the SADC region met in Lusaka, Zambia on August 15-16, under the auspices of the Southern Africa Peoples’ Solidarity Network (SAPSN), to constitute the SADC People’s?
New Delhi Ministerial Communiqu 2007 of India-Brazil-South Africa (IBSA) Dialogue Forum
17 July 2007
The Minister of External Affairs of India, HE Mr Pranab Mukherjee, the Minister of External Relations of Brazil, H.E Mr Celso Amorim, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of South Africa, HE Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, met in New Delhi on 17 July 2007 for the Fourth Meeting of the Trilateral Commission?
Brussels Declaration
13 July 2007
Press statement issued at conclusion of the meeting 9-11 July 2007, Brussels.
Ministerial declaration of the 2007 high-level segment of ECOSOC as adopted on 10 July 2007
10 July 2007
We, the Ministers and heads of Delegations participating in the high-level segment of the substantive session of 2007 of the Economic and Social Council, held in Geneva from 2 to 5 July 2007.
Geneva Declaration
10 July 2007
It is unprecedented in history to have the objectives of the international community and the global business community so aligned. Common goals, such as building sustainable markets, combating corruption, safeguarding human rights and protecting the environment, are resulting in new levels of partnership?
Vienna Declaration
10 July 2007
Accra Declaration
10 July 2007
The Assembly of the Union, meeting at its 9th Ordinary Session in Accra, Ghana from 1 to 3 July 2007.
MDGs: A Declaration
10 July 2007
London: A commentary by international private sector leaders on MDGs:
Civil Society Development Forum 2007 - "A Platform for Development: Countdown to 2015"
28 June 2007
Credo-Africa and Media Foundation for West Africa: Strengthening Freedom of Expression in Africa
25 June 2007
A two-day conference on Strengthening Freedom of Expression in Africa, organized by the Centre for Research Education and the Development of Rights in Africa (CREDO-Africa) and the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) with the support of the Open Society-Network Media Programme, took place in Accra,?
Eighth Commonwealth Women’s Affairs Ministers Meeting: Kampala Communiqu
11 June 2007
The 8th Commonwealth Women’s Affairs Ministers Meeting (8WAMM) was held in Kampala, Uganda, from 11-14 June 2007. Delegations from 32 countries attended the meeting. The meeting was opened by H E Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, President of the Republic of Uganda. The keynote address was delivered?
Malaga Declaration: Formation of the Participatory Democracy and Participatory Budgeting Working Group
31 March 2007
As a result of the works carried out during the 28th, 29th, 30th and 31st of March 2007 in Malaga, and taking as reference the conclusions of the table on Participatory Budgeting held in FAL of Nairobi, we are constituted as Participatory Democracy and Participatory Budgeting Working Group of the FAL?
Dclaration de Nairobi et agenda ouvert d'engagements
23 January 2007
Pendant le premier Forum Social Mondial de Porto Alegre, les autorits locales furent prsentes conjointement aux mouvements sociaux dans le respect de la Charte de principes du Forum social Mondial. Lors de cette VII rencontre du FAL, dans le cadre du FSM de Nairobi, nous nous retrouvons de nouveau?
Declarao de Nairbi e Agenda de Compromissos
23 January 2007
Durante o I Frum Social Mundial de Porto Alegre, autoridades locais estiveram presentes juntos aos movimentos sociais assumindo a Carta de Princpios do Frum Social Mundial. Neste VII encontro do FAL, no contexto do FSM em Nairbi, nos encontramos de novo para afirmar o papel potencial dos poderes?
Declaration of Nairobi and agenda of commitments
23 January 2007
During the 1st World Social Forum of Porto Alegre, local authorities were present with the social movements assuming the Charter of Principles of the World Social Forum. In this 7th meeting of the FAL, in the context of the WSF in Nairobi, we have met again to assert the important role of local governments?
Two Generations – One Future: The Accra Declaration
14 January 2007
We, a group of African and German young leaders, have come together in Accra to further a better understanding of problems we share. We appreciate the chance offered by the forum “Partnership with Africa” to discuss common concerns with leading personalities from Africa and Germany.
Johannesburg Declaration in support of an African Regional Social Policy
24 November 2006
We, the Ministers of Social Development of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) of Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe, as well as participants from other African countries?
Lagos Declaration on the Right of Access to Information
22 September 2006
On 22-23 September 2006, representatives of 30 civil society organisations from 16 countries in Africa met in Lagos to discuss ways to promote the right of access to information held by public authorities and, in particular, to share experiences regarding strategies for advancing the adoption of laws?
ANSA-Africa Thematic Areas
Power to the principals
14 January 2011
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14 January 2011
The Guardian

Corruption fight dealt a blow
14 January 2011
The Nation

Rape is horrifyingly widespread in conflicts all around the world
14 January 2011
The Economist

The other side of the NMG's leaders' scorecard
14 January 2011
The New Times

Delivering good aid?
14 January 2011
Development Policy Blog

Ongeri, national school quotas is the wrong fix
13 January 2011
Daily Nation

Boost for Zimbabwe's education sector results in texts
13 January 2011

Don't chase pupils over fees
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Lusaka Times

Private schools: Demand outstrips supply
13 January 2011
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