Democracy, Governance and the Pan-African Idea: Whither Africa?
The High level Colloquium on the theme: “Democracy, Governance and the Pan-African Idea: Whither Africa?” was organized by the Governance and Public Administration Division (GPAD) of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) as part of its governance project. The Colloquium aims at promoting greater awareness, sensitisation, knowledge generation and provide policy direction on governance in Africa. The High Level Colloquium while provoking debate and discussion was designated in honour of a notable Pan-African civil activist - Tajudeen Abdul Raheem, who died three years ago on 25th May 2009, while on active service to the continent and the United Nations. Tajudeen worked tirelessly in the service of the continent and played a major civil society role in the formation of the African Union. The colloquium took place on Date: 24th May 2012 at the United Nations Conference Centre, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.