Forum of African Voluntary Development Organizations (FAVDO)
Forum des organisations volontaires africaines de développement (FOVAD)
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1987-05-27 Dakar Senegal
27 May 1987, Dakar (Senegal), by 1st Pan-African NGO Congress, organized by F-XF0543 - African Network for Integrated Development (ANID). Statutes adopted 26 Jan 1992, Harare (Zimbabwe). Registered in accordance with Senegalese laws. Originally referred to as African NGO Forum.
Provide African voluntary development organizations with a forum for mutual support and cooperation; help them identify and mobilize resources for development, with a view to self-sufficiency; involve the peoples of Africa in such a way that they contribute to their own development; promote effective partnership for development; encourage the exchange of experiences through the establishment of effective relations of solidarity; establish effective relations of solidarity with other structures of civil society; create a communications network with African governments, governmental institutions and associations of the North.
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General Assembly (every 4 years). Board of Directors, consisting of President, 6 Vice-Presidents representing the six sub-regions (Central Africa, East Africa, Indian Ocean, North Africa, Southern Africa, West Africa), Treasurer and 6 members, outgoing President (without voting rights) and Executive Secretary (ex-officio). Executive Committee, consisting of President, Treasurer and 5 members. Executive Committee, headed by Executive Secretary. Sectoral Networks (6): Integrated Development; Environment; Health; Education; Promotion of Women; Research. Executive Secretariat.
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