Category Archive: African Union

Feb 26

One Darfur community is sick of fighting – bringing peace back

http://www.globalpost.com/article/6736564/2016/02/22/darfur-conflict-peace Feb 26 2016 The Darfur conflict erupted in 2003, leading to the death and displacement of hundreds of thousands of Sudanese citizens and capturing the world’s attention. Three years later, the Darfur Peace Agreement was signed — but the war raged on. Then, in 2011, came another peace agreement, the Doha Document for Peace …

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Oct 23

Legislation on IDPs – legislation in progress (around the globe)

What is new on IDP legislation around the globe? Sudha Rajput October 23, 2013 Kampala Convention: Per news from Africa.com, we are learning that the Liberia Refugee Repatriation and Resettlement Commission (LRRRC) has submitted the Kampala Convention to its National legislature for revisions. When passed into law, this convention will apply to all IDPs in …

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May 29

Displacement in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Move in the right direction on issue of rights for those internally displaced.   “The House of Assembly has ratified the African Union Convention for the Protection and Assistance of Internally Displaced Persons. The African Union Convention for the Protection and Assistance of Internally Displaced Persons was signed in Kampala in 2009 and the …

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May 21

Future of African Union – May 22 20113

Future of the African Union The AU has helped throw off colonialism and resolve conflicts since its birth in 1963. But can it answer the desire for democracy among many Africans?  The African Union (AU) is now 50 years old. Amid the celebrations this week, the AU – which was established as the Organisation of …

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