African Union @ 50: Call to Reaffirm the Centrality of Human Rights

African Union @ 50: Call to Reaffirm the Centrality of Human Rights

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Index Number: IOR 63/002/2013
Date Published: 23 May 2013
Categories: Africa

As the African Union celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), and a little more than a decade since the formation of the African Union (AU), which seeks to promote “an integrated, prosperous and peaceful Africa, driven by its own citizens and representing a dynamic force in global arena”, human rights, peace and security and international justice should be at the top of the agenda. The Heads of State declared the year 2013 the Year of Pan-Africanism and the African Renaissance.


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