AAI CSO African Common Position on ICPD – How to SIGN-ON
We have finally completed the Civil Society African Common Position on the International Conference on Population Development (ICPD)!
As many of you know in 2012, AIDS Accountability International (AAI) and The African Union Commission (AUC) recognised the need for greater African civil society organisation (CSO) representation in the International Conference on Population Development (ICPD) process.
It was decided to create the African Common Position (ACP) on ICPD to reflect and include the perspectives, recommendations and expertise of African stakeholders.
The Civil Society African Common Position on ICPD contains a set of recommendations which are aimed at national governments so as to address population and development issues. It will form part of the Regional Conference on Population and Development in September in Addis Ababa, where Ministers in charge of Population will adopt the continental report on ICPD @ 20 African Common Position once reviewed by the AUC and the African Union Ministers in charge of population.
Upon approval the final version of the ACP will be taken to the General Assembly in 2014 at the ICPD Review as the principal document that reflects the African position on ICPD as we go forward.
DOWNLOAD THE AFRICAN COMMON POSITION PAPER HERE: AAI AUC Ford Civil Society African Common Position Paper on ICPD 2013 April
We are deeply grateful to Ford Foundation South Africa for their support of this work.
To sign on and endorse the Civil Society African Common Position please send an email to phillipa[at]aidsaccountability.org
Endorsements from around the world will be included, however individuals and organisations from Africa will be placed on a separate list from those from non-African countries.
Many thanks to all of you who contributed to making this a true reflection of African voices!
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