Background, key features and the process what is agenda 2063 and its genesis. It is a key aspect for the realization of africas agenda 2063. Achieving the african unions agenda 2063 and fulfilling the sustainable development goals will. This agenda is a road map for people and the planet that will. African union commission implementation of the women. Agenda 2063 incorporates an action plan for the realization of the au vision. Sustainable development goals undp in south africa. Agenda 2063 the africa we want first tenyear implementation. The african union commission agenda 2063 the africa we. Agenda 2063, rooted in pan africanism and african renaissance, provides a robust framework for addressing past injustices and the realisation of the 21st century as the african century. With the 54nation continental free trade area africas own megatrade deal even the smallest african economies could see a lift.
It invites african and oecd policy makers, investors, academics, civil society and international organisations to share their views, and discuss how better policies can improve development outcomes for. African year of human rights with a particular focus on. African union vmun 2016 background guide 5 african union topic a combatting the rising influence of boko haram overview figure 1. Mar 31, 2016 in this context, african countries are confronted with a dual transition. Agenda 2063 is a shared framework for inclusive growth and sustainable development for africa to be realized in the next fifty years. The ndp has a 74 per cent convergence with the sustainable development goals sdgs and prioritizes job creation, the elimination of poverty, the. Our work touches lives around the world every day often in invisible ways. The development of the post 2015 agenda culminated in the african agenda 2063 and the continental education strategy for africa 20162025 cesa 1625. The domestication of the first tenyear implementation plan of agenda 2063. In 2019, the african union faces many challenges, with conflicts old and new simmering across the continent. Fawes gender equality strategy for the continental education strategy for africa 20162025 cesa 1625 is anchored in the commitment of the african union to gender equality in all aspects of life. Implementing agenda 2063 and agenda 2030 for sustainable.
First continental report on the implementation of agenda. Launch of the first continental report on implementation of agenda 2063. Why a political economy study of the african union. The afcfta will bring together all 55 member states of the african union covering a market of more than 1.
Strategy for agricultural transformation in africa 20162025 may 2016 this document has been prepared under the supervision of mr. Pdf the future of africa is too important to be left to the african union and. On 1 january 2016, the world officially began implementation of the 2030 agenda for sustainable developmentthe transformative plan of action based on 17 sustainable development goalsto address urgent global challenges over the next 15 years. Agenda african union peace and security department. The vision of the african union defined above remains relevant and will be the guiding beacon for.
If duties are lowered and incentives introduced, manufacturers could see benefit from setting up production and assembly operations in multiple african countries. Communication on a new africa europe alliance for sustainable. The african peace and security architecture apsa includes the three central instruments conflict prevention, conflict management and peace building of the african union au, the regional economic communities recs as well as the regional mechanism rms. It is the strategic framework for delivering on africas goal for inclusive and sustainable development and is a concrete manifestation of the panafrican drive for unity, selfdetermination, freedom, progress and collective prosperity pursued under panafricanism and african. The bloc was founded on 26 may 2001 in addis ababa, ethiopia, and launched on 9 july 2002 in durban, south africa. The 2030 agenda for sustainable development acknowledges the importance of the au agenda 2063 and considers it an integral part of it. The summit, while acknowledging past successes and. Integrating agenda 2063 and 2030 agenda for sustainable. First and foremost, cesa 1625 is a continental strategy that matches the 20162025 framework of the african union 2063 agenda, meets the common african position cap on the post2015 development agenda and draws lessons from previous continental plans and strategies with. Structural transformation in africas economies remains the highest priority, and industrialization is the top strategy for achieving it in practice.
Agenda 2063 is a map to lead africa into the future, through increased economic growth, sustainable development, peace and security, and the idealization of panafricanism. The world health organization who is building a better future for people everywhere. Nov 26, 2019 agenda 2063 is the blueprint and master plan for transforming africa into the global powerhouse of the future. The vision of the african union defined above remains relevant and will be the guiding beacon for agenda 2063 and the continent in the foreseeable future. Au african union auc african union commission comesa common market for eastern and southern africa. The african union, or au, is a panafrican organisation whose goal is to propel a united continent towards peace and prosperity. To achieve this vision and objectives set forth in the act, several organs were established and mandated to develop and. Economic report on africa 2016 united nations economic. By signing onto agenda 2030 and agenda 2063, african member states demonstrated commitment to the implementation and followup on both agendas. The international economic forum on africa hosts europes largest annual conversation on africas ongoing, formidable transformation. African union peace and security this website version was designed with the support of giz. In particular, to the founders of the organisation of african unity for having bequeathed us an africa with. With its 54 member states, the au is the worlds largest and most diverse regional organisation in terms of member income levels, populations and geographic features.
Agenda topics southeast regional model african union. Agenda 2063 will translate this vision into concrete milestones and targets enabling africa to remain focused and committed to the ideals envisaged. The publication is a result of the fruitful cooperation over the years between the european commission ec and the african union commission auc on statistical topics. The january 20 african union summit adopted agenda 2063 the africa we want as africas. Kenya hosted the 10 th ministerial meeting of the world trade organization in december 2015 and in 2016 hosted the meeting of the united nations conference on trade and development unctad. This africa week 2016 will take place in the context of the first year of implementation of both the historic 2030 agenda for sustainable development and the african unions agenda 2063.
It highlights the need to recommit to the work that must. African continental free trade area afcfta legal texts and. African union commission implementation of the women peace. This continental strategy matches the 20162025 framework of the african union 2063 agenda, meets the common african position cap on the post2015 development agenda. As part of this process, a validation exercise for the goals, targets, strategies and indicators will be initiated, whereby african experts. Africa is selfconfident in its identity, heritage, culture and shared values and as a strong, united and influential partner on the global stage making its. Agenda 2063 was created to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the african union. Its predecessor was the organization for african unity oauestablished in 1963. Agenda 2063, a plan for africas structural transformation, was agreed upon by the. The african union, the international criminal court, and the. Eac development strategy 201617 east african community. These latter meetings set back the agenda of africans who had been struggling within the wto for the rich countries. The addis declaration on immunization who regional. Agenda 2063, a plan for africas structural transformation, was agreed upon by the african union golden jubilee of may 20.
African union,peace and security department,ending conflicts, sustaining peace,amisom,somalia,lybia,sudan,cote divoire,rwanda,south africa, asf,conflict management. The firstten year implementation plan african union. The following shall be the agenda for semau 2016 and only resolutions related to agenda topics will be considered. The apsa evolved in the late 1990s, when the african continent was confronted with severe crises such as the civil war in somalia, which was ongoing since 1991, and the genocide in rwanda 1994. The summit endorsed the action agenda and submitted it for adoption by the african union assembly of heads of state and government. While policy solutions are likely to differ across countries, manufacturing and industrial development. Key areas of the plan focus on trade and market integration, free movement of people. First and foremost, cesa 1625 is a continental strategy that matches the 2016 2025 framework of the african union 2063 agenda, meets the common african position cap on the post2015 development agenda and draws lessons from previous continental plans and strategies with. To help resolve these crises our annual survey lists seven particularly pressing ones the regional organisation should also push ahead with institutional reforms. Authors colonel john peter matthews kobbie, international fellow south africa 5d. It is the strategic framework for delivering on africa s goal for inclusive and sustainable development and is a concrete manifestation of the panafrican drive for unity, selfdetermination, freedom, progress and collective prosperity pursued under panafricanism and african renaissance.
The potential for technology to do good in africa is however staggering, as has been demonstrated in areas ranging from improving. Agenda 2063 is the blueprint and master plan for transforming africa into the global powerhouse of the future. The agenda for humanity is a fivepoint plan that outlines the changes that are needed to alleviate suffering, reduce risk and lessen vulnerability on a global scale. They laid down a vision and action plan for the social and economic transformation of the continent over the next 50 years the africa we want. The african union has been at the forefront, working with the womens movement on the continent, in pushing forward the agenda for the rights of women and girls, and for gender equality.
The african union by makaria green the african union au was established on july 8, 2001. The conference aimed at forming the africa day, to mark the liberation movement each year concerning the willingness of the african people to free themselves from foreign dictatorship, as well as subsequent attempts to unite africa. African economic and monetary union including setting up of african monetary union, a single african central bank and a single african currency. This continental strategy matches the 2016 2025 framework of the african union 2063 agenda, meets the common african position cap on the post2015 development agenda. Agenda 2063 united nations economic commission for africa. A stronger global actor the eu has set priorities for its external cooperation to face global challenges, promote its values and contribute to peace and prosperity in the world. The potential of manufacturing and industrialization in africa. Under the auspices of the african union commission auc agenda. Eight priorities for the african union in 2019 crisis group.
It is based on the african union document agenda 2063. With the adoption of the constitute act and the vision of the african union au, african leaders set the path towards africas integration and sustainable development. Besides the 2030 agenda, african countries have committed to implement the african union agenda 2063, which is both a vision and a plan to build a more prosperous africa in 50 years. This report takes stock of the achievements of member states and regional economic communities recs that have developed actions plan for the implementation of unscr 25. Seven priorities for the african union in 2018 crisis group.
It is a call to action to all segments of african society to work together to build a common future and destiny based on the au vision. Decision on the budget of the african union for the 2017 financial year, au ex. The development of the post 2015 agenda culminated in the african agenda 2063 and the continental education strategy for africa 2016 2025 cesa 1625. The african union au is the continental champion on political cooperation and economic integration in africa. Africas challenges and the role of the african union. As part of its consolidation plans, the african union in 20 unveiled agenda 2063. Organization of african union, now the african union, the continent is looking. A pdf version of this book is available on the websites above.
In order to deliver on this important assignment, the youth have to take charge and play an important role in the development sphere. Afr100 the african forest landscape restoration initiative is a countryled effort to bring 100 million hectares of land in africa into restoration by 2030 afr100 contributes to the bonn challenge, the african resilient landscapes initiative arli, the african union agenda 2063, the sustainable development goals and other targets. The 26th ordinary session of the african union au executive council has just concluded in addis ababa, ethiopia, under the theme, 2016. About the conference african regional strategic analysis. The role of the african union in african peacekeeping operations 5a. African leaders made a powerful commitment when they adopted agenda 2063 at the 24th african union assembly held in january 2015, addis ababa, ethiopia. At the same time, the statutes of the organisation of african unity oau did not allow an intervention in the inner affairs of another state. Au relations congressional research service 3 successor to the nowdefunct organization of african unity oau.
In recent years, chinaafrica economic cooperation uncovered diverse economic potentials in many african countries. It served as the overarching framework of the firstever world humanitarian summit in istanbul from 2324 may 2016, asking global leaders to act on five core responsibilities. The summit tasked the african union commission auc, supported by the new partnership for africas development nepad planning and. The african unions minimum integration programme and the first tenyear action plan set out the specific steps that are needed to put this in place. Panafrican action agenda on ecosystem restoration for. The theme will be pinned towards the youth mainstreaming initiative of the african union commission as well as the commencement of deliberations around the african union 2017 theme of the year. Investment bank and pan african stock exchange 2016. While the abuja treaty continues to set the overall framework and ambition for african integration, the. Technological changes are raising the security stakes and enabling selforganization of individuals for both negative terrorismextremism and positive social changetransparency. Agenda for the model african union the following shall be the agenda for the model african union. Development and the african union au agenda 2063 the africa we want.
Integrating agenda 2063 and the 2030 agenda for sustainable development into national development plans emerging issues for african least developed countries and 2018, respectively economic commission for africa, 2017, these figures are well below the levels required to transform the economies of most african countries. Performing organization names and addresses colonel thomas sheperd 8. This calls for substantial financial resources at a time when the global development finance landscape is changing. The same year, china lunched its belt and road initiative bri to promote community of common destiny for mankind. Health lays the foundation for vibrant and productive communities, stronger economies, safer nations and a better world.
Who guidelines recommend that people at substantial risk of hiv infection should be offered prep as an additional choice. African union union africaine continental education strategy. Union and the african union, and their respective member countries, in figures. Conduct validation meetings present to stc by 2017. African union agenda 2063 sets out the vision for africas integration path over the next 50 years. International cooperation and development building. Aunacdp african union nonaggression and common defence pact. Following the european union african union commission tocommission meeting in may 2018, an european union african union digital economy taskforce is being established. African union union africaine continental education. United nations africa week 2016 friends of the african union. It is a continuation of the panafrican drive over centuries, for unity, selfdetermination, freedom. Implementing agenda 2063 and agenda 2030 for sustainable development in an integrated and coherent manner in africa. At the african union au golden jubilee summit in june 2012, the heads of state and government assigned the chairperson of the african union commission auc with developing agenda 2063, an indigenous strategic framework for africas transformation over the next 50 years anchored on inclusive growth and sustainable development. The charter that created the oau was the result of several multinational african conferences held in the 1950s and 1960s aimed at supporting africans.