G8 Gleneagles Africa Statement

Sectors : International partnerships and support for Pan-African institutions, Human Rights, Political governance
Organisation : G8
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“13. … We will support African countries’ efforts to make their governments more transparent, capable and responsive to the will of their people; improve governance at the regional level and across the continent; and strengthen the African institutions that are essential to this.

14. …we will:

(a) Help strengthen the AU and NEPAD, including through:

- support, including flexible funding, for the African Union and other pan- African institutions such as the Pan-African Parliament;

- support to the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM), while respecting African ownership, such as through contributions to the APRM Secretariat Trust Fund;

- appropriate and co-ordinated support to African countries in the implementation of their good governance national strategies, including their country action plans for implementation of APRM recommendations…

…(e) Call on African countries to implement the African Charter on Human and People’s Rights and its protocols in order to encourage respect for the rights of ethnic minorities, women and children.”