The African Charter on Democracy, Elections and Governance

CHARTER ON ELECTIONS AND GOVERNANCE

All African countries must uphold the supremacy of their constitution and promote a culture of constitutionalism and the rule of law. They must inculcate a culture of popular participation and protect fundamental freedoms, human security, human and people’s rights. They must also eliminate all forms of discrimination and intolerance, so as to respect diverse governments.

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Good Governance

The African Charter on Democracy, Elections and Governance (the Democracy Charter) was adopted on the 30th January 2007. This was during the 8th ordinary session of the Assembly of the African Union (AU). It came into effect on the 15th February 2012. By April 2013, the Charter has been signed by 41...