Draft African Charter on the Principles and Values of Decentralization, Local Governance and Local Development

 (Draft 1) (Downloaded from http://www.amcod.info/en/download/draft_african_charter_and_principles.doc) PREAMBLE We, Member States of the African Union (AU): Inspired by the vision of the African Union of an integrated, prosperous and peaceful Africa, driven by its own citizens and representing a dynamic force in the global arena; Guided by the objectives and principles enshrined in the Constitutive Act of the…

Expert meeting on the elaboration of an African charter on decentralization and local development (Mont Febe hotel, Cameroon, 7-9 May 2012)

Abstract: The African Union organized an Expert consultation on the elaboration of an African Charter on Decentralization and Local Development in Yaounde, Cameroon, from 7 to 9 May 2012. The elements that need to be taken into account in the process of drafting the charter were identified. Author(s): African Union Source(s): , 7 p. Published:…

Through a local government lens : AU charter on democracy, elections and governance

Abstract: The African Union Commission announced the entry into force of the African Charter on Democracy, Elections and Governance (ACDEG) on 15 February 2012. The ACDEG has specific relevance to local democracy in Africa and will assist in nurturing and safeguarding subnational democracy in the region. Author(s): Mutakha, Kangu; Bosire, Conrad Source(s): , [Local government…