RESOLUTION ON THE CREATION OF AN AFRICAN CULTURAL FUND
The Council of Ministers of the Organization of Africa Unity meeting in its Thirty- fifth Ordinary Session in Freetown, Sierra Leone, from 18 to 28 June, 1980,
Recalling Resolution CM/Res.758 (XXXIII) favorably welcoming the idea of creating an African Cultural Fund to manage and promote cultural studies and programmes,
Recalling Resolution CM/Res.776 (XXXIV) calling on Member States to communicate to the OAU General Secretariat the observations on Report CM/1024 (XXXIV) sent to them by the OAU General Secretariat,
Having considered the report on and the status of the Cultural Fund contained in Document CM/1055 (XXXV),
Considering the role and importance of culture in the economic and social development of our States:
ADOPTS the report CM/1055 (XXXV) on the creation of the African Cultural Fund;
REITTERATES its appeal to Member States, which have not yet done so, to ratify the African Cultural Charter, as soon as possible.