Project profile — Supporting a Common Vision with the African Union

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Overview

Overview

Supporting a Common Vision with the African Union - Overview
CA-3-D002714001
$5,000,000
African Union (XM-DAC-47005)
2017-01-17 - 2022-12-31
Operational
Country / region • Africa, regional (100.00%)
Sector • Health, General
Health policy and administrative management (12110) (4.00%)
• Government And Civil Society, General
Public sector policy and administrative management (15110) (16.00%)
• Government And Civil Society, General
Public finance management (15111) (15.00%)
• Government And Civil Society, General
Budget planning (15117) (5.00%)
• Government And Civil Society, General
Central procurement (15125) (5.00%)
• Government And Civil Society, General
Democratic participation and civil society (15150) (7.00%)
• Government And Civil Society, General
Human rights (15160) (7.00%)
• Government And Civil Society, General
Ending violence against women and girls (15180) (5.00%)
• Other Social Infrastructure And Services
Social services (incl youth development and women+ children) (16015) (5.00%)
• Energy Generation, Distribution And Efficiency - General
Energy policy and administrative management (23110) (5.00%)
• Energy Generation, Distribution And Efficiency - General
Energy sector policy, planning and administration (23111) (6.00%)
• Mineral Resources And Mining
Mineral/mining policy and administrative management (32210) (5.00%)
• Trade Policy And Regulations And Trade-Related Adjustment
Trade policy and administrative management (33110) (10.00%)
• Trade Policy And Regulations And Trade-Related Adjustment
Regional trade agreements (RTAs) (33130) (5.00%)
Policy marker • Gender equality (significant objective)
• Indigenous Issues (not targeted)
• Climate Change Adaptation (not targeted)
• Climate change mitigation (not targeted)
• Urban issues (not targeted)
• Participatory development and good governance (not targeted)
• Desertification (not targeted)
• Environmental sustainability (cross-cutting) (not targeted)
• Biodiversity (not targeted)
• Children's issues (not targeted)
• Youth Issues (not targeted)
• ICT as a tool for development (not targeted)
• Trade development (not targeted)
• Disability (not targeted)
Description and results

Description

This project contributes to improving the management capacity of the African Union Commission (AUC) and to advancing continental integration and collaboration to reduce poverty in Africa priority sectors for Canada such as: trade; climate change; governance; and, gender equality. The African Union Commission is the secretariat for the African Union (AU). The AU is Africa’s premier political organization and leading decision-making body for Africa’s political, social and economic development. The project strengthens the planning capabilities of the AUC, enhance operational efficiency and effectiveness and improve financial management and internal controls. By strengthening the AUC’s administrative operations, this project contributes to the AUC’s efforts to promote peace and development through regional integration and collaboration. The project also supports selected departments of the AUC to elaborate and implement strategies and programs, which promote trade integration, address climate change and promote good governance, human rights and gender equality on the continent.

Expected results

The expected outcomes for this project include: (1) improved management capacity and service delivery of the AUC in support of its efforts to promote peace and development on the continent; and (2) advanced continental integration and collaboration to reduce poverty in Africa in priority sectors such as empowerment of women and girls, governance and human rights, renewable energy and climate change, and trade integration and sustainable resource management.

Results achieved

Results achieved as of March 2018 include: (1) the development of the new African Union Commission Mid-Term Plan 2018-2023; (2) the planning of results-based management training for the African Union Commission's staff; (3) the increased awareness of the African Union Member States on gender mainstreaming; (4) the development of the African Union Commission's Strategy on Women's Engagement in Electoral Processes in Africa; and (5) the evaluation of the Campaign on the Accelerated Reduction of Maternal Mortality in Africa. Overall, these have contributed to the improvement of the management capacity and service delivery of the African Union Commission as well as the advancement of continental integration and collaboration to reduce poverty in Africa in priority sectors such as women and girls' empowerment, governance and human rights, renewable energy and climate change and, trade integration and sustainable resource management.

Financials

Financials


Original budget $0
Planned Disbursement $0
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Related information

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Supporting a Common Vision with the African Union - Related information
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Partner website — African Union
Global Affairs Canada
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