You would recall that since formally acceding to the APRM
on 9 March 2003, South Africa has submitted its three progress reports.
The key issue, according to Acyl, is the need to ensure that gender dimensions are incorporated in the implementation of the APRM
towards full integration in all African countries.
In the case of sub-regional and continental agreements there is no supranational authority able to enforce such legislation, especially against the more powerful states; neither has the APRM
been a sufficient enough deterrence in soliciting the appropriate compliance.
I thank NEPAD and the APRM
for taking the lead in supporting the processes that are enabling these developments.
is a first mover providing SME's transactional-based solutions; promotions, sales, logistics and currency conversion that will establish our backbone as the leading on-line marketplace between Chinese consumers and SME's, launching its proprietary portal 'mymyJ' (loosely translated); "Buy & Sell Festival" in China in 2011.
Although the APRM
was powerless in enforcing good governance in African countries, it was instrumental in steering them towards political stability.
205) For further information on the APRM
and NEPAD, see CRS Report
Commend the AU to offer leadership in uniting the African voice through the expedition of joint programmes including NEPAD and APRM
One of the most notable achievements of the AU is the introduction of the APRM
to promote good governance in Africa.
He offers a number of conclusions regarding prospects for SA's role in the next decade: SA will remain a dominant force; regional leverage will be invested in promoting democratisation and managing violent conflicts but national interests will generally trump regional concerns; multilateralism will be the chosen route; 'quiet diplomacy' will dovetail with the Mbeki vision of the African Renaissance; and this strategy will fit with his commitment to continental initiatives such as NEPAD and the APRM
Support the implementation of the Programs of Action of the APRM
Country Review Report.
Within the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM
), the DOD contributes to the streamlining and implementation of the APRM
Programme of Action.