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The State Of the Union Coalition: CISLAC is Nigeria’s Implementing Partner

By |2016-06-13T14:16:39+00:00March 21st, 2016|Categories: CISLAC-SOTU Resources|

State of the Union (SOTU) is a coalition of 10 civil society organizations that advocate for the ratification, domestication and implementation of key African Union (AU) treaties and legal instruments. They range from governance, political, social and economic rights, to peace and security and development. Fourteen of them – 10 legal instruments, 4 policy standards – [...]

SOTU, DCI advance “My African Union Campaign”

By |2015-03-30T15:39:18+00:00March 30th, 2015|Categories: CISLAC-SOTU Resources|

The Directorate of Communication and Information (DCI) collaborated with the State of the Union Coalition (SOTU) in holding the launch of the My African Union Campaign (www.myafricanunion.org). The landmark event took place Tuesday 17 March 2015 at the Sheraton Hotel in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in the presence of some African Union Commission officers, Ambassadors of African [...]

Statement of the Special Envoy of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission on Women, Peace and Security, 16 Dec 2014, AU Peace & Security Council Open Session on Women, Peace and Security, Debate on “Sources of Instability in Africa: Root Causes and Responses”

By |2014-12-16T17:04:09+00:00December 16th, 2014|Categories: CISLAC-SOTU Resources|

Excellency Mr. President, Permanent Representatives, Commissioner for Peace and Security, Commissioner for Political Affairs, representatives of international organizations, representatives of civil society, representatives of women’s organizations, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, I am honored to deliver this statement to the Peace and Security Council during this Open Debate on Women, Peace and Security, in my capacity as [...]

Domestication of African Convention on the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources will ensure better management of our resources – Banwo

By |2014-11-03T14:53:56+00:00November 3rd, 2014|Categories: CISLAC-SOTU Resources|

The1968 African Convention on the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources was revised in 2003 by the African Union and boost the commitment by African governments to protecting the environment and the sustainable use of natural resources and the collective approach to bio diversity conservation in Africa. The Revise Convention is comprehensive and modern regional treaty [...]

‘Our National health budget should be 15% which is our commitments at the AU level’ – Anya

By |2014-11-03T14:42:49+00:00November 3rd, 2014|Categories: CISLAC-SOTU Resources|

Effort to create a well-informed society about various African Union Protocols which Nigeria is signatory to, resulted in the introduction of a live radio programme titled, MY AFRICAN UNION, MY VOICE by the Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) under the aegis of State of the Union Nigeria-Campaign Platform (SOTU N-CAMP). On 11th September, 2014, in [...]

UN and AU commit to advance business and human rights agenda in Africa

By |2014-10-08T17:00:44+00:00October 8th, 2014|Categories: CISLAC-SOTU Resources|

The first African Forum on Business and Human Rights concluded recently with a strong call for action to make business a force for improving human rights in Africa. At the meeting, senior officials and experts underlined that the African Union and the United Nations will join forces to support responsible business practices in line with fundamental [...]

‘Funding for Agriculture Sector is Low Compared to the Recommended 10% of National Budgetary Allocation’ – Ministry

By |2014-10-08T16:54:49+00:00October 8th, 2014|Categories: CISLAC-SOTU Resources|

By Okeke Anya The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development said it has developed Agricultural Transformation Agenda that aims at a technology-based, industrialized high-growth and diversified economy and food security. This was made known recently by Mr. Emmanuel Dogo, Asst. Director of Planning to the Ministry during a Policy Dialogues on African Union (AU) Instruments [...]

AU and efforts to tackle Youth Unemployment in Africa

By |2014-08-15T10:51:22+00:00August 15th, 2014|Categories: CISLAC-SOTU Resources|

The Joint Youth Employment Initiative originated from the Bank Senior Management’s commitment to address the challenge of youth unemployment in Africa and the African Union’s (AU) decision to tackle youth unemployment in the continent. During the AU’s 17th Ordinary Session held in Malabo in July 2011, the Heads of States requested the Bank to work with [...]

AU, AfDB Ink Agreement for Improved Access to Rural Water Supply and Sanitation for 5 Million People

By |2014-08-15T10:45:13+00:00August 15th, 2014|Categories: CISLAC-SOTU Resources|

The Government of Rwanda, spearheading an African Union-led initiative, and the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) have signed an agreement aimed at providing at least EUR 50 million (approx. USD 70 million) within an Africa-wide resource mobilization initiative. The initiative will finance improved access to drinking water, sanitation and hygiene in Africa. The agreement was signed [...]

DECISION ON POST-2015 DEVELOPMENT AGENDA AT ASSEMBLY OF THE AFRICAN UNION TWENTY-THIRD ORDINARY SESSION 26-27TH JUNE 2014 HELD IN MALABO, EQUITOR GUINEA

By |2014-08-15T10:33:53+00:00August 15th, 2014|Categories: CISLAC-SOTU Resources|

The Assembly, TAKES NOTE of the Report of Seventh Joint Annual Meeting of the African Union Conference of Ministers of Economy and Finance and Economic Commission for Africa Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning  and Economic Development; REQUEST: Member States to ensure that the overarching goal of the Common African Position, which is to eradicate [...]

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