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Outcome Statement on Youth Participation and Leadership in Political parties: Special Focus on Young Women

The Youth pre-forum of December 2015,provided an opportunity for the participants to review the existing space for youth participation, highlighting the opportunities and challenges faced by young people in political parties in Africa. Furthermore, participants debated the quality of participation vis a vis the capacity of youth wings/ leagues to influence policy directions of their respective parties as well as the value addition that youth participation brings to improved democratic governance on the continent.

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Outcome Statement on Women's Equal Participatipon and Leadership in Political Parties

The Fourth Annual High Level Dialogue on Democracy, Human Rights and Governance in Africa was held in Kigali, Rwanda from 7-8 December 2015 under the theme; Women’s Equal Participation and Leadership in Political Parties in Africa. The theme was informed by the decision of the 23rd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the AU that was held in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, in June 2014, which declared 2015 as the Year of Women’s Empowerment and Development towards Africa’s Agenda 2063.

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Silencing the Guns Gender pre forum outcomes/recomendations

From 6 - 7 October 2014, two hundred men and women, drawn from Gender Experts from African Union (AU) Member States, AU Organs, Regional Economic Communities (RECs), Development Partners, Civil society Organizations, academia, media, private sector and think tanks across Africa met in Kigali, Rwanda to foster a deeper understanding of the trends, challenges and opportunities for women in strengthening democratic governance towards silencing guns in Africa by 2020.

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Compilation of Outcome Statements from the 2014 High Level Dialogue on Democracy, Human Rights and Governance and its Pre-Fora

In response to critical challenges Africa faces, the 21st Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government adopted the 50th Anniversary Solemn Declaration on May 26, 2013, in which African leaders committed to ending all wars in Africa by 2020.

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Summary overview and Conclusion of 2nd Annual High Level Dialogue on Governance and Democracy in Africa : Trends, Challenges and Prospects

The 2nd Annual High Level Dialogue on Governance and Democracy in Africa: Trends, Challenges and Prospects took place in Dakar, Senegal, from the 25 to 27 November 2013. The dialogue sessions provided participants with an opportunity to exchange views on the theme of the 2nd High Level Dialogue: Enhancing Constitutional Order and Rule of Law in Africa.

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