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What If - Millennium Development Goals Ending Poverty 2015

Friday, July 25, 2008

African campaigners unite in call for more action against poverty

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Representatives drawn from more than thirty countries debated various instruments for attaining good coordination in Africa and proceeded to nominate regional representatives who will serve on Africa's governing council, a new organ that replaces the old facilitation team. Some of the recommendations made directly touched on what should be done in order for this structure to effectively work with a secretariat that they identified as severely limited in its human-power base at the moment...

Some of the important moments Africa put on the table were Africa Union Summit in Egypt, Africa day, day of the African child and Stand Up campaign. On international opportunities presented by UNCTAD and the Aid Effectiveness meetings to be held in Ghana, it was emphasized that the GCAP interventions should consolidate initiatives and positions that were captured in the issues papers presented at meeting...

During the presentations on the regional activities covering East Africa, Southern Africa, West And Central Africa, it was not easy to identify specific policy demands that coalitions were seeking positive shifts from governments and international institutions. The predominant line was that all were seeking ways of making sure that Governments meet and exceed MDGS before 2015...

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