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  Europaworld 23/1/2004 "Peace, stability and democracy - common challenges for the future of Africa".
The African Union is a manifestation of the effort to lead Africa on a new path which will help Africa shed its image as the continent of wars and crises, of diseases and catastrophes.
I congratulate you, Chairman of the Commission Professor Konaré, and all Commissioners, on your appointment to office.
African Union and NePAD principles are essential to achieving this: developing democracy and good governance, respecting human rights as well as promoting education and infra­structure.
www.europaworld.org /week161/speechschroder23104.htm   (1562 words)

  
 AU2002: AU Constitutive Act
The African Union is hereby established in accordance with the provisions of this Act.
Any African State may, at any time after the entry into force of this Act, notify the Chairman of the Commission of its intention to accede to this Act and to be admitted as a member of the Union.
The Secretary-General of the OAU and the Chairman of the Commission shall notify all signatory States of the dates of the deposit of the instruments of ratification or accession and shall upon entry into force of this Act register the same with the Secretariat of the United Nations.
www.au2002.gov.za /docs/key_oau/au_act.htm   (2923 words)

  
 African Union Chairman of the Commission - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The commission serves as the AU's administrative branch.
The commission implements AU policies and coordinates the body's activities and meetings.
The commission elects its chairperson to a 4-year term.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/African_Union_Chairman_of_the_Commission   (93 words)

  
 Constitutive Act of the African Union   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The Commission shall be composed of the Chairman, his or her deputy or deputies and the commissioners.
Any African State at any time after the entry into force of this Act, notify the Chairman of the Commission of its intention to accede to this Act and to be admitted as a member of the Union.
The Chairman of the Commission shall upon receipt of such notification, transmit copies thereof to all Member States Admission shall be decided by a simple majority of the Member States.
www.moau-au.org /constitutive_act_of_the_african_union.htm   (2724 words)

  
 CIA - The World Factbook -- Field Listing - Background   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
European Union peacekeeping troops (EUFOR) replaced SFOR in December 2004; their mission was to maintain peace and stability throughout the country.
Chad, part of France's African holdings until 1960, endured three decades of civil warfare as well as invasions by Libya before a semblance of peace was finally restored in 1990.
Large numbers of African slaves were imported to work the coffee and sugar plantations and Havana became the launching point for the annual treasure fleets bound for Spain from Mexico and Peru.
www.phatnav.com /factbook/fields/2028.html   (16146 words)

  
 African Union
This proposed AUGEIP Commission is optimistic that the policy will set out objectives and goals that will be incorporated into the regional plan to facilitate the drive of economic development and take Africa into the 21st century and avail the people new development tools.
The African economy is sick and if it is to recover there is need for member states governments to cut their spending, reduce borrowing from banks to pave way for the private sector and implement a tight monetary system.
African countries which account for most of the most underdeveloped countries in the world are being marginalized during the globalisation process and this should be changed.
www.africanunion.org.7p.com /eBank/augeipJobsOpportunitiesSys000.htm   (3213 words)

  
 Dictionary of Australian Biography We-Wy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
He was chairman of the Commonwealth public service board from 1923 to 1928, and after his retirement was well known in business circles in Melbourne as a director of several important financial companies.
This estimate is in conformity with the fact that he was appointed president of the charities commission in 1873, and that he was responsible for the founding of the Discharged Prisoners Aid Society in 1874.
During the South African war he incurred some unpopularity by advocating peace measures, but he was not a pacifist if he thought a cause a just one--only his age prevented him from enlisting during the 1914-18 war.
gutenberg.net.au /dictbiog/0-dict-biogWe-Wy.html   (20514 words)

  
 Report of the Interim Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union on the Developments in the Situation in Cote ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Report of the Interim Chairperson of the Commission of the African union on the Developments in the situation in Cote d' Ivoire, Eighty-Seventh Ordinary Session of the Central Organ of the Mechanism for Conflict Prevention, Management and Resolution at Ambassadorial Level, 4 December 2002, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
The Commission seized the opportunity to draw the attention of our partners to the appeal made by that body to the international community to give the necessary assistance to ECOWAS to facilitate the successful conclusion of its peace efforts, particularly by providing the requisite logistic and financial assistance for the deployment of the regional force.
The objective is to undertake an evaluation of the humanitarian impact of the crisis; to consider, with the authorities of the countries concerned and the appropriate humanitarian agencies, the modalities of AU support to efforts to assist the affected populations; and sensitize the international community.
heiwww.unige.ch /humanrts/africa/session87-dec2002.html   (4065 words)

  
 The World Factbook 2004 -- Field Listing - Background
The Soviet Union invaded in 1979 but was forced to withdraw 10 years later by anti-Communist mujahidin forces supplied and trained by the US, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, and others.
The uninhabited islands were discovered and colonized by the Portuguese in the 15th century; they subsequently became a trading center for African slaves and later an important coaling and resupply stop for whaling and transatlantic shipping.
Chad, part of France's African holdings until 1960, endured three decades of ethnic warfare as well as invasions by Libya before a semblance of peace was finally restored in 1990.
www.brainyatlas.com /fields/2028.html   (15472 words)

  
 Final Communique of the 32nd Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights
The African Commission considered twenty one (21) communications, twelve (12) of which were considered for seizure, five (5) forĀ  admissibility and four (4) on merits.
The Commission considered and adopted the Concluding Observations on the initial reports of Mauritania, Cameroon and Lesotho and the periodic report of Togo.
The African Commission wishes to express its sincere gratitude to the Government of The Gambia for the facilities put at its disposal which contributed to the smooth running of the proceedings of the 32
www.law.wits.ac.za /humanrts/achpr/finalcomm32-oct2002.html   (844 words)

  
 Seventh Activity Report of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights, 1993-1994, Thirtieth Ordinary Session, ...
The Chairman reported on the progress of the discussions with Interights of London which has already received the sum of 75,000 EUS from the Commission of the European Communities for, among other things, assistance to the Commission.
The sixth one held is Banjul, The Gambia, from 15 to 17 April, 1994 was organized by the International Commission of Jurists with the collaboration of the Commission and the African Centre for Democracy and Human Rights Studies.
The Commission finds that the state is in breach Articles 4, 5 and 7 of the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights and decides to refer the situation to the Assembly of Heads of State and Government under Article 58(1) of the Charter on Human and peoples' Rights.
www1.umn.edu /humanrts/africa/ACHPR2.htm   (6318 words)

  
 From Durban to Maputo, A Review of 2003 Summit of the African Union - Paper 76, August 2003
The chairman and the deputy chairman of the Commission have to be elected directly by the heads of state, and the remaining eight commissioners by the Executive Council.
The anticipated hot contest for the Chairman of the Commission between incumbent former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Côte d’Ivoire, Amara Essy, and former President of Mali, Alpha Konare, would have been a non-event, were it not for the manner in which Essy withdrew from the race.
Africans on both sides of the Atlantic divide felt the impact of vestigial discrimination in the aftermath of the abolition of the Slave Trade and the onset of the 20th century.
www.iss.co.za /Pubs/Papers/76/Paper76.html   (12675 words)

  
 President Obasanjo Elected Chairman of The African Union   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
In a unanimous vote, the Heads of State and Governments of the African Union currently meeting in Ethiopia have elected Mr President as the Chairman of the Continental Body for the next one-year.
In response to this development, the President told the African leaders of his plan to bring the reorganisation of the AU’s Commission to a speedy conclusion in order to enhance its service delivery capacity.
Chief Obasanjo further remarked that the objective of the AU was essentially to speed up the creation of the African Economic community for rapid Socio-economic integration of the Continent.
www.nigeriahighcommissionuk.com /news/pressrelease_070704.htm   (307 words)

  
 AU Solicits Closer Links between the African and Arab Markets
The African Union has called for closer links between the African and Arab markets to create a larger economic space within the Framework of South-South Co-operation.
The Chairman of the Commission of the African Union, Prof.
Konare urged the African and Arab sides to strengthen co-operation as a means of building and enhancing international negotiating capacities of both parties.
www.addistribune.com /Archives/2003/12/12-12-03/AU.htm   (425 words)

  
 Headlines about History and Historians
News: In his first public remarks since taking on the job of directing the planning of the future National Museum of African American History and Culture, Lonnie Bunch, a historian and former president of the Chicago Historical Society, said he had been wrestling with several approaches to the museum's mission.
Splits Dominate US Union History: The split in the US trade union movement that took place this week in Chicago at its most recent convention is only the latest in a series of divisions that have weakened the movement over the last century.
South African Designers Keep History Alive Through Fashion: South African designers have launched a T-shirt range bearing the iconic image of a child gunned down by apartheid police to mark the nation's triumph over white rule and keep history alive through fashion.
hnn.us /articles/4480.html   (17796 words)

  
 Oral History
Chairman, Medical Advisory Board, Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr.
Chairman, John F. Kennedy's campaign, Cabel County, WV (1960).
Chairman, Council of Ministers, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (1958-64).
www.cs.umb.edu /~serl/jfk/oralhist.htm   (5261 words)

  
 JWA Presents "This Week in History"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Although the strike was ridiculed at first, it soon spread to thousands of workers in several plants, and won the support of reformer Jane Addams and her influential Hull House settlement.
She would be active in union activity for the rest of her long life.
In 1963, President John F. Kennedy appointed her to his historic President's Commission on the Status of Women, which documented widespread economic discrimination against women and was an important element in the rise of second wave feminism.
www.jwa.org /this_week/week19.html   (2111 words)

  
 Donat Agosti
Proceedings of the twelfth Congress of the International Union for the Study of Social Insectes, Paris, August 1994, 34.
Proceedings of the twelveth Congress of the International Union for the Study of Social Insectes, Paris, August 1994, 369.
Proceedings of the eleventh Congress of the International Union for the Study of Social Insectes, Bangalore, August 1990, 402-403.
antbase.org /agosticv_2003.html   (4226 words)

  
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The Group of Four fails to agree with the African Union on their bids for UN Security Council seats.
The African Union approves controversial moves to send peacekeepers to Somalia - which has split the interim government.
Observers say it is not out of the question for the next pope to be from the African continent.
ayausa.org   (667 words)

  
 AEGiS-Reuters: Brazil to Build AIDS Drugs Plants in Africa
Amara Essy, interim chairman of the commission of the African Union (AU), said the 53-member organization had reached an agreement with Brazil.
Last year, Brazil said it wanted to share its generic anti-retroviral drugs and manufacturing technology with some of the world's poorest nations, including African countries.
Essy did not say when the projects would get under way, but said AU officials would be meeting Brazilian officials in April to discuss the plans.
www.aegis.com /news/re/2003/RE030330.html   (669 words)

  
 African Union countries to reform for good governance and the rule of law
African Union countries to reform for good governance and the rule of law
Alfa Omar Konari, the Chairman of the Arican Union Commission, "confirmed in a statement yesterday that the African Union will launch in the New Year strategic plan to make the African continent a home for peace, good governance and the rule of law," JANA reported yesterday.
Also, "The Deputy chairman of the African Union Commission, Patrick Mazimhaka said that the African Union would be launching three new institutions during the year 2004, namely the All Africa Parliament and the Council for Peace and Security and the court for Human and Peoples Rights," JANA said.
www.arabicnews.com /ansub/Daily/Day/040102/2004010219.html   (233 words)

  
 Advisors
He is also the director of IZCAS, and has also served as Executive Vice Chairman, Editorial Committee of Fauna Sinica, Vice President, Entomological Society of China, Deputy Director of the Expert Committee of Biosystematists, CAS, Standing committee member, Asia-Pacific Conference of Entomology (APCE), and member of the GTI (Global Taxonomy Initiative) Coordination Mechanism.
David Western is a conservationist with the Wildlife Conservation Society and Chairman, African Conservation Centre.
Western was formerly director of Wildlife Conservation Society's International Programs, director of Kenya Wildlife Service, Chairman of the African Elephant and Rhino Specialist Group, Chairman of the Wildlife Clubs of Kenya and founder president of the Ecotourism Society.
www.all-species.org /advisors.html   (9009 words)

  
 Constitutive Act of the African Union   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Constitutive Act of the African Union - Organization of African Unity
We, Heads of State and Government of the Member States of African Unity (AU):
FURTHER DETERMINED to take all necessary measures to strengthen our common institutions and provide them with the necessary powers and resources to enable them discharge their respective mandates effectively;
www.logos-net.net /ilo/159_base/instr/oau_1.htm   (2786 words)

  
 AMUCHMA ONLINE - Mathematicians of the African Diaspora
All issues of the newsletter of the African Mathematical Union's Comission on the History of Mathematics in Africa are listed below
Send your suggestions, comments, information, questions and any other contributions to the chairman or secretary of AMUCHMA.
Send articles, books and manuscripts for the AMUCHMA Documentation Centre to the Chairman or Secretary.
www.math.buffalo.edu /mad/AMU/amuchma_online.html   (383 words)

  
 afrika.no - Africa at large: African Union solicits closer links between the African and Arab markets
Africa at large: African Union solicits closer links between the African and Arab markets
To this end he suggested the establishment of private sector consultative for a to hold regular dialogue for co-ordination of efforts among professionals, entrepreneurs and business people in the Afro-Arab world.
The Index has been created by The Norwegian Council for Africa (NCA), as a part of NCA's efforts to raise awareness about Africa and African affairs.
www.afrika.no /Detailed/4522.html   (510 words)

  
 View topic - African Union split in Togo row   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
View topic - African Union split in Togo row
Posted: Sun Jun 05, 2005 8:22 am Post subject: African Union split in Togo row
A split develops in the African Union, with its chairman rebuking its commission's head over the crisis in Togo.
boards.conservativelife.com /viewtopic.php?t=33727   (117 words)

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