DECISION ON THE HUMANITARIAN SITUATION IN AFRICA AT TWENTY-FIFTH ORDINARY SESSION 20-24 JUNE 2014 OF THE AFRICAN UNION IN HELD MALABO, EQUITORIAL GUINEACISLAC Admin
The Executive Council,
TAKES NOTE of the Report of the PRC Sub-Committee of Refugees and the attached annex of the Report of the Commission on the Humanitarian Situation in Africa;
EXPRESSES CONCERN over the large number of refugees and internally displaced persons in Africa caused mainly by recurrent conflicts and natural disasters on the Continent;
EXPRESSES GRATITUDE to countries of asylum that continue to meet their international obligations and commit themselves to extent hospitality to refugees;
RECOGNIZES the commendable work done by AU Partners and other relevant humanitarian agencies in the area of forced displacement and URGES them to continue addressing the humanitarian situation on the Continent;
APPEALS to the international community to exert all efforts to extent the financial and material assistance to the forcibly displaced population in the spirit of solidarity and burden sharing.
COMMENDS the concrete steps taken so far by the Africa Union, IGAD, the UN System, and other development […]