n Institute for Security Studies Papers - Commitments by African heads of state to peace, democracy, human rights and associated issues
|Article Title||Commitments by African heads of state to peace, democracy, human rights and associated issues|
|© Publisher:||Institute for Security Studies (ISS)|
|Journal||Institute for Security Studies Papers|
|Author||Jakkie Cilliers and Kathryn Sturman|
|Publication Date||Jul 2002|
This paper is a summary of the most important commitments made by the African Heads of State and Government in recent years at the level of Summit Meetings of the Organisation of African Unity regarding : basic tenets of democracy; unconstitutional changes in government; individual rights and duties; self-determination and liberation; involvement of civil society; children; women; refugees; asylum; mercenarism; terrorism; inter-state relations; use of force; peacekeeping; nuclear weapons; arms control, small arms, light weapons and landmines; and drugs.
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