Africa Leadership Forum (ALF)

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History

1988.

Aims

Expose African leaders to recognized and accomplished leaders from within and outside Africa so as to exchange views in an informal setting and and profit from their specific experience, particularly in an African environment; encourage diagnosis, understanding and informed search for solutions to local, regional and global problems, taking into account their interrelationships and mutual consequences, involving both current and future leaders; generate greater understanding and enhance knowledge and awareness of development and social problems within a global context among young, potential leaders from all sectors of society, with a view to fostering close and enduring relationships and promoting lifelong association and cooperation among them; support and encourage the diagnosis and informed search for appropriate and effective solutions to local and regional African problems from an African perspective, within the framework of global interdependence; sensitize incumbent leaders and policy-makers, the media and the public at large, worldwide, on national, regional and global problems of development, strategy, environment and management in a way to facilitate their effective contributions to solutions.

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Activities

Organizes: seminars, meetings and face-to-face encounters on emerging key issues, disseminating findings and proposals on priority issues; Farmhouse Dialogue (6 a year), at Forum Centre in Ota (Nigeria), to discuss issues of a more national interest but which may have wider relevance and ramifications for other African countries. Organized first meeting of African Elders Council for Peace (AECP), 25 Mar 1992, Arusha (Tanzania), and subsequently instrumental in setting up Conference on Security, Stability, Development and Cooperation in Africa (CSSDCA).

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Languages

English, French.

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 3 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 0 countries
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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on LandGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

UIA Org ID

F1629

Last News Received

21. Nov 2008
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