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Author Yusuf, Abdulqawi.

Title The African Union : legal and institutional framework, a manual on the Pan-African Organization / edited by Abdulqawi A. Yusuf and Fatsah Ouguergouz
Published Leiden : Martinus Nijhoff Pub. : Brill, 2012
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Contents The African Union: Legal and InstitutionalFramework; Copyright page; TABLE OF CONTENTS; Editors and Contributing Authors; PREFACE; INTRODUCTION; PART I. From the Pan-Africanist Movement to the African Union; 1. Brief Historical Overview of Steps to African Unity; 2. The Transition from the Organisation of African Unity to theAfrican Union; 3. The African Union: Principles and Purposes; PART II. Structure and Organs of the African Union; 4. The Assembly, Executive Council and Commission; 5. The Pan-African Parliament; 6. The African Court of Justice and Human Rights
16. The Right of Forcible Intervention in Certain Conflicts17. Peacekeeping Operations: The Examples of Burundi and Sudan; 18. The African Union's Relationship with the United Nations in the Maintenance of Peace and Security; PART V. Human Rights; 19. The African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights; 20. The Protocol on the Rights of Women in Africa; 21. The African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child; 22. The Convention Governing the Specific Aspects of Refugee Problems in Africa; APPENDICES; A. Sirte Declaration (1999); B. Constitutive Act of the African Union (2000)
7. The Peace and Security Council8. The Economic, Social and Cultural Council of the African Union; PART III. Economic Integration, Development and Good Governance; 9. The African Economic Community; 10. The New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD); 11. The Regional Economic Communities; 12. The Prohibition of Unconstitutional Change of Government; 13. The African Charter on Democracy, Elections and Governance; 14. The African Convention on the Prevention and Combating of Corruption; PART IV. Peace and Security; 15. The Role of the Union in Conflict Prevention and Resolution
C. Protocols on Amendments to the Constitutive Act of the African UnionD. Links to the African Union Organs, Agencies and Instruments
Summary This work is an introduction into the origins, law and institutions of the African Union (AU). It examines the evolution, structures, legal standards and operational activities of this Pan-African organization, which replaced the Organization of African Unity (OAU) ten years ago
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject African Union.
African cooperation.
Africa -- Politics and government -- 1960-
Form Electronic book
Author Ouguergouz, Fatsah, 1958-
LC no. 2011052658
ISBN 1283470845
900422100X (hbk.)
9004227725 (electronic bk.)
9781283470841
9789004221000 (hbk.)
9789004227729 (electronic bk.)