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Sudan Parliament Ratifies the African Charter on Democracy, Elections, and Governance (ACDEG)

Sudan’s national assembly has ratified the African Charter on Democracy, Elections, and Governance (ACDEG).

The charter was adopted by the 8th Ordinary Session of the African Union (AU) Assembly, held in Addis Ababa on January 30, 2007.

It was developed as part of the AU’s stated emphasis on promoting democracy and good governance in member states. It came into force on 15 February 2012.

The charter contains some provisions which allows the AU to intervene in the respective states to restore democracy.

Publié le 8 mai 2013