Action Plan on Governance and Human Rights
Democratic Governance and Human Rights are key for sustainable development and for cooperation between partners, and are an integral part of both the EU’s and the AU’s core values. The Africa-EU Partnership on Democratic Governance and Human Rights will enable a comprehensive continent-to-continent dialogue and cooperation on aspects and concepts such as local capacity strengthening, the protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms for all, democratic principles, the rule of law and equitable access to legal systems, management of natural resources, the fight against corruption and fraud, accountable management of public funds, institutional development and reform, global governance, and security sector reform.
Deliverables for this partnership
The current EC staff working documents points out various early deliverables for the governance and human rights partnership.
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EU Member States Implementation Teams
Coordinator of this partnership: Germany
EU MS Countries: Belgium, Netherlands, Sweden, Luxembourg, Italy, Portugal and Czech Republic
AU Member States Implementation Teams
Leading AU MS Countries (Chef de file): Zambia, Egypt, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Burkina Faso
Interested AU MS Countries: Zambia, Egypt, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Burkina Faso, Kenya, Morocco, Uganda, Burundi, Algeria, South Africa, Zimbabwe,Ghana, Togo, Cote d’Ivoire
Chair of Expert Group: Egypt
Civil Society Representative for this partnership
Susi Dennison, Amnesty International/ HRDN