FAS History - 2002

June 2002 :  1st AU Pre-Summit Consultative Meeting on Gender Mainstreaming, Durban, South Africa
Adoption of Durban Declaration on Mainstreaming Gender and Women’s Effective Participation in the African Union. Adoption of the gender parity principle in the African Union (AU) Commission by the African Heads of State, as well as the establishment of a Gender Directorate in the Office of the Chairperson.


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