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Lancement de la Plateforme Africaine de la Gouvernance

15 juin 2012
Lusaka, Zambie

BACKGROUND AND RATIONAL

The Department of Political Affairs of the African Union Commission will be officially launching the African Governance Platform in response to the decision of the 16th AU Summit on the Shared Values theme. At the conclusion of its Eighteenth Ordinary Session in Addis Ababa, the Executive Council of the African Union (AU) endorsed the strengthening of the African Governance Architecture, through the launch of the Governance Platform as an informal and non-decision making mechanism to : foster exchange of information, facilitate the elaboration of common positions on governance and strengthen the capacity of Africa to speak with one voice (EX.CL/619 (XVIII). The decision also requested the AUC to undertake periodic reviews and coordinate the monitoring of compliance with AU instruments on Shared Values.

The African Governance Architecture is a policy approach aimed at defining the necessary norms, institutions and processes that facilitate policy and programme convergence on Governance amongst AU Member States as a means to accelerate deeper integration. These decisions are thus part of a programmatic shift of focus of the AU from norm setting to consolidation and implementation.

The Decision of the 18th Ordinary Session of the Executive Council was in response to the Decision of the 16th Ordinary Session of the Executive Council of the African Union (AU) dedicating the theme of the 16th AU Summit to Shared Values (EX.CL/Dec.525


Voir en ligne : Press Release No 053 /2012

Publié le 29 mai 2012

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