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AU

African Union

President: Carmen Dannea García Aguilar

Chair:

Topic A) Mechanisms to safeguard the integration of the population in the Republic of the South Sudan for the coup d'etat in 2013 with an emphasis on the economic crisis.

​Topic B) Strategies to reduce violations of human rights of Congolese population caused by the exportation of coltan to developed countries.

Background and powers of the committee

The African Union (AU) was created on July 2nd, 2002 by the Constitutive Act, to legally establish the formation of the organization, and to generate commitment in the countries to the growth of Africa, signed in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, replacing the Organization of African Unity, Africa's first organism. The AU has been working to address major political, social, and economic issues, with an approach to conflict prevention and resolution, to promote development and integration, through its different areas of discipline. The Union is composed of 55 member countries to implement agenda 2063, within a strategic framework that aims to deliver on its inclusive and sustainable evolution goal. The AU has different sub-organisms such as the assembly and the executive council responsible for complying with objectives for achieving greater unity and solidarity between African countries, guided by their vision of a prosperous and peaceful country.

Faculties:

 

The African Union in pursuit of ensuring the development of human rights, international protection, and cooperation:

  • Promotes peace, security, and stability on the continent, as well as coordination and harmonization of strategy among existing and future Regional Economic Communities;

  • Establishes the necessary conditions thought economic policies and laws to enable the continent to play its rightful role in the world economy;

  • Generates research in all fields such as experimental, evolutionary, propositional, and correlational, in particular in science and technology;

  • Leads global efforts to stop forced displacement by strengthening protection, assistance, and border management.

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