As the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) marks 10 years there is a need to outline the development lessons learnt in the past decade in order to plan better for the future.
Already, Heads of State who attended the 25th Summit of the Head of State and Government Orientation Committee (HSGOC) marked the 10th Anniversary of NEPAD by calling for renewed focus on the implementation of the established NEPAD programmes and projects.
The meeting brought together all South African Heads of Mission from a hundred and twenty-four missions in a hundred and ten countries for an engagement on issues critical to the delivery of South Africa’s foreign policy priorities.
It is clear that the current financing arrangement for the African Union dependent on assessed contributions of African Union Member States and Partner funds is no longer adequate, sustainable and reliable to meet the growing financing needs of the Union.
Doha, QATAR –2 July 2011: As the World Conference of Science Journalists 2011 (WCSJ 2011) concluded in Qatar last week, delegates spoke on their experience attending the conference, which was sponsored by Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development for its first edition in the Middle East.
The Heads of State and Government of the African Union, meeting at their 17th Ordinary Session in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, started their Summit agenda with the placing of the foundation stone of the AOSTI.