Concept note on the theme of the year: “refugees, returnees and internally displaced persons: towards durable solutions to forced displacement in Africa
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In the framework of the long-term vision encapsulated in Agenda 2063 the African Union’s (AU) Assembly of Heads of State and Government adopted a Common African Position on Humanitarian Effectiveness (CAP) and called for a ten year period of transformation to strengthen humanitarian action on the continent (Decision 604 (XXVI)). The CAP defines Africa’s new humanitarian architecture, which includes the creation of the African Humanitarian Agency as a vehicle for Africa’s humanitarian action. The new humanitarian architecture also emphasizes addressing root causes and achieving durable solutions, as well as bolstering the capacity of States and other stakeholders to tackle the challenges of forced displacement on the continent
Forcibly Displaced Persons
Causes of Displacement
Protection - Displaced Persons
Theme of the Year - African Union
Executive council Thirty-Fourth Ordinary Session 07 - 08 February 2019 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Start date of event2019-02-07
End date of event2019-02-08
City of eventAddis Ababa
Country of eventETHIOPIA
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