As Africa rises, and begins to forge a more positive outlook of its future, the continent’s scholars, business executives, community leaders, and policymakers have been calling for concerted efforts to rethink the future and come up with big ideas for the 21st century.
Recognising this, in 2013, African heads of state and government launched the African Union (AU) Agenda 2063 as part of the jubilee celebrations of the birth of the Organisation of African Unity. The OAU was established in May 1963 and as such the month has since been celebrated as Africa Month.
The Agenda 2063, vision and action plan is Pan-African people-centred and aims to incorporate lessons and experiences from the past to drive Africa’s change, development, and transformation for the next 50 years.
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