Peace

Convention on the Rights of the Child

 

Adopted and opened for signature, ratification and accession by General Assembly resolution 44/25 of 20 November 1989 
entry into force 2 September 1990, in accordance with article 49

Preamble

The States Parties to the present Convention,

Considering that, in accordance with the principles proclaimed in the Charter of the United Nations, recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world,

African Charter on Democracy, Elections and Governance

AFRICAN CHARTER ON DEMOCRACY, ELECTIONS AND GOVERNANCE

PREAMBLE

We, the Member States of the African Union (AU);

Inspired by the objectives and principles enshrined in the Constitutive Act of the African Union, particularly Articles 3 and 4, which emphasise the significance of good governance, popular participation, the rule of law and human  rights;

Recognising the contributions of the African Union and Regional Economic Communities to the promotion,  nurturing, strengthening and consolidation of democracy and governance;

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