International Association for Democracy in Africa

Association internationale pour la démocratie en Afrique (AID-Afrique)

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History

Founded 16 Aug 1993, Atlanta GA (USA), at constitutive congress, by African participants at a seminar organized by United States Agency for International Development (USAID), when statutes were adopted. Internal rules adopted 14 Oct 1993. Registered in accordance with the law of Niger, 7 Jan 1994.

Aims

Defend and promote: democracy and human rights in a governance society for sustainable development in Africa; government by the majority; respect of human, minority and individual rights and the right to differ; responsible government for just and transparent management of public affairs; people's sovereignty, freedom of the press and other freedoms to counterbalance other powers; independence of the judicial system and an acute sense of its responsibilities by the citizen; monitor democracy and the achievement of the rule of law in Africa.

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Activities

Advocacy/lobbying/activism; training/education; events/meetings; networking/liaising; research/documentation; projects/programmes; knowledge management/information dissemination. Acts as observer to elections.

Structure

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Languages

French.

Financing

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Consultative Status

African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights (ACHPR) (Observer); United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) (Special).

Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 6 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 13 countries
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Type I Classification

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Type II Classification

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Subjects *

  • Metapolitics
    • Democracy

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong InstitutionsGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal

UIA Org ID

D4118

Last News Received

7. Sep 2016
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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