Advocacy at the African Union

This programme is broken down in the following thematic areas.

 

1. Agenda 2063

Programmatic Goals

  • Monitor the implementation of Agenda 2063

Programmatic interventions

  • Undertake continuous research and advocacy on the Agenda implementation
  • Disseminate the research findings (both to the AU and the AACC member churches)
  • Advocate for children’s rights

 

2. Migration and trafficking in persons

Programmatic Goals

  • Minimize the phenomenon of illegal migration

Programmatic interventions

  • Undertake research on the underlying causes
  • Hold governments accountable, where applicable

 

3. Population and Development

Programmatic Goals

  • Highlight the link between population growth and development/poverty

Programmatic interventions

  • Undertake research and generate discussions on population and development
  • Promote sustainable population growth

 

4. Representation of Faith Based Organizations’ voice

Programmatic Goals

  • Present issues from the member churches and Civil Society Organizations (e.g. gender, climate change, interfaith relations, etc.) to the AU

Programmatic interventions

  • Participate in issues debated in AU respective organs (ECOSOCC, CIDO, FEMWISE, PANWISE, etc.)

 

5. New African Debt Crisis

Programmatic Goals

  • Raise awareness on the increasing debt crisis

Programmatic interventions

  • Undertake research and conduct analysis on national debts
  • Initiate and generate debate on national debt