Status of Countries

 

APRM Geographical Coverage in 2013

 

APRM Participating Countries

 

As at July 2013, the following 33 countries have signed the Memorandum of Understanding acceding to the APRM:

 

Algeria, Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Republic of Congo, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Mali, Malawi, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome & Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, Togo, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia

 

Where the Countries are now:

 

Preparatory Stage: 

Preparatory Stage: Countries sign a Memorandum of Understanding (i.e. accede to the Mechanism) but have not started the process.

Angola, Cameroon, Chad, Liberia, Republic of Congo, Egypt,  Malawi, Mauritania, Niger, Sao Tome & Principe, Senegal, Togo, Tunisia

 

Stage One:

Countries launch the process (with the help of the APR Secretariat and Strategic Partners through the Country Support Mission) and undergo a comprehensive national self-assessment exercise involving all relevant constituencies. The Self-assessment Report and Programme of Action are then sent to the APR Secretariat and the APR Panel.

Djibouti, Gabon, Sudan

 

Stage Two:

Stage Two: The APR Secretariat and the Strategic Partners (Country Review Team) undertake a country review visit for widespread stakeholder consultation.

 

Stage Three:

The Country Review Team prepares a draft report on the basis of the background document and the Issue Paper prepared by the APR Secretariat, which is then reviewed by the panel of Eminent Persons.

 

Stage Four:

Stage Four: The Chairperson of the Panel of Eminent Persons communicates recommendations to the head of State and Government of the country under review and subsequently submits the final Country Review report and Programme of Action to the Forum of heads of States of the APRM for the peer review itself.

 

Stage Five:

Country review report and Programme of Action are Publicized

Zambia, Sierra Leone, Tanzania

 

Countries that have completed the process and reviewed:

Algeria, Benin, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Mali,  Mauritius, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia

 

Country Review Report and Programme of Action publicized:

Ghana-June 2005, Rwanda-Nov 2005, Kenya-May 2006, South Africa-May 2007, Algeria-July 2007, Benin-January 2008, Burkina Faso-October 2008, Uganda- May 2008, Nigeria- June 2008, Mali – May 2009, Lesotho – May 2009, Mozambique – May 2009

 

Where ECA has been

So far, ECA has participated in the following activities:

 

Support Missions in 19 countries

Algeria (July 05), Benin (Nov 05), Burkina Faso (June 06, 08), Djibouti (January 2011), Ethiopia (June 08), Gabon (May 2012), Ghana (May 04), Kenya (July 04), Lesotho (Nov 06), Mali (June 07), Mauritius (June 04), Mozambique (Aug 06), Nigeria (March 05), Rwanda (June 04), Sierra Leone (Sep 2010), South Africa (Nov 05, June 06), Sudan (October 2012), Tanzania (June 06), Uganda (Feb 05)
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10 Country Follow-up Support Missions:

Algeria and South Africa (November and December respectively in 2005), Mozambique (June 07), for Uganda in South Africa (2008), for Nigeria in South Africa (2008), Mali (Jan 2009), for Lesotho in South Africa (April 09), Tanzania (March 09), Sierra Leone (Apr 2011). Gabon (Oct 2011)

 

17 Review Missions:

Algeria, Benin, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Mali, Mauritius, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Mozambique, South Africa, Uganda, Zambia, Tanzania

 

2nd Cycle Review

Kenya – July 2011

 

 

Status of Member countries

All member states of the African Union are eligible to accede to the APRM by signing the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)

 

 

CENTRAL AFRICA

 

No.

 

Countries

 

Date of Signature

of MOU

1st Review

2nd Review

Started

Completed

Started

Completed

1.

Cameroon

3 April 2003

 

 

 

 

2.

Chad

26 January 2013

 

 

 

 

3.

Congo (Rep.)

9 March 2003

 

 

 

 

4.

Gabon

14 April 2003

 

 

 

 

5.

Sao Tomé & Principe

28 Jan 2007

 

 

 

 

 



EAST AFRICA

 

No.

 

Countries

 

Date of Signature

of MOU

1st Review

2nd Review

Started

Completed

Started

Completed

1.

Djibouti

1 July 2007

 

 

 

 

2.

Ethiopia

9 March 2003

 

 

 

 

3.

Kenya

9 March 2003

 

 

 

 

4.

Rwanda

9 March 2003

 

 

 

 

5.

Tanzania

8 July 2004

 

 

 

 

6.

Uganda

9 March 2003

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NORTH AFRICA

 

No.

 

Countries

Date of Signature

of MOU

1st Review

2nd Review

Started

Completed

Started

Completed

1.

Algeria

9 March  2003

 

 

 

 

2.

Egypt

9 March 2004

 

 

 

 

3.

Mauritania

30 Jan.  2008

 

 

 

 

4.

Sudan

22 Jan. 2006

 

 

 

 

5.

Tunisia

26 January 2013

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SOUTHERN AFRICA

 

No.

 

Countries

Date of Signature

of MOU

1st Review

2nd Review

Started

Completed

Started

Completed

1.

Angola

8 July 2004

 

 

 

 

2.

Lesotho

8 July 2004

 

 

 

 

3.

Malawi

8 July 2004

 

 

 

 

4.

Mauritius

9 March 2003

 

 

 

 

5.

Mozambique

9 March 2004

 

 

 

 

6.

South Africa

9 March 2003

 

 

 

 

7.

Zambia

22 Jan. 2006

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WEST AFRICA

 

No.

 

Countries

Date of Signature

of MOU

1st Review

2nd Review

Started

Completed

Started

Completed

1.

Benin

31 March 2004

 

 

 

 

2.

Burkina Faso

9 March 2003

 

 

 

 

3.

Ghana

9 March 2003

 

 

 

 

4.

Liberia

29 Jan 2011

 

 

 

 

5.

Mali

28 May 2003

 

 

 

 

6.

Nigeria

9 March 2003

 

 

 

 

7.

Senegal

9 March 2004

 

 

 

 

8.

Sierra Leone

8 July 2004

 

 

 

 

9.

Togo

30 June 2008

 

 

 

 

10

Niger

14 July 2012