Silent The Gun In Africa By 2020 – AU Vision

The President of Guinea and current AU Chairman, Alpha Conde during the African Union meeting in Adis Ababa yesterday had called on Africa governments to increase their investments in the African youths in order to develop their confidence and potential, as well as to assure and prepare them for their future leadership roles on the continent.
He called on leaders to entrench peace, stability and the prosperity of their people in their national development agenda, reiterating “the AU’s determination to silence the gun on the continent by 2020 and have Africa become a heaven of peace and prosperity”.

The AU Commission Chairman Chad’s Moussa Faki Muhammed renewed his gratitude to Heads of State and Governments for entrusting him with steering  the Commission Secretariat, replacing Dr. Nkosizana Dlamini Zuma.

He called on leaders to accelerate present levels of economic development, reduce marginalization of women and address challenges confronting the African youths today. He also called on them to increase attention towards conflict resolution and to tragedies brought by hunger and deprivation.

The assembly was also addressed by the United Nations Deputy Secretary General, Ms Amina Muhammed who, among other things, commended Uganda for not only welcoming refugees, but also integrating them in local communities.

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