Message from the President of AMC - Mr Mohamadou Lamine Cissé

I would like to first take this opportunity to congratulate the new Leadership of the African Union, with H.E. Mr Moussa Faki Mahamat as its Chairperson. A warm welcome and congratulations to the newly elected Commissioner for Social Affairs, H.E. Ms Amira Elfadil Mohammed Elfadil!  The AMC, a pan-African network of over 120 organisations working on children’s issues, looks forward to supporting the AU’s efforts in the protection and promotion of the rights of children in the continent.



    Launch of the African Partnership to End Violence against Children

    Multi-Stakeholder Regional Consultation
    September 29-30, 2016, Getfam Hotel, Addis Ababa
  • The Africa Fit for Children Commitment
    Where are we?

    References to three Sub Saharan countries, from East to West: Uganda - Cameroon - Senegal

    The AMC carried out in 2012 an analytical view of the progress African countries are making in fulfilling their obligations as part of the AU on the AU Framework on the Africa fit Children. The assessment is informed by an elaborate AU Africa fit for Children Monitoring and Evaluation Framework developed in 2011 by ACPF. 

    Country Reports Cameroon Senegal Uganda

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Interview with Ms Stella Ayo Odongo, Executive Director - UCRNN and AMC Custodian representing East Africa 

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AMC Annual General Meeting
October 1, 2016, Getfam Hotel
Addis Ababa

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AMC Annual General Meeting
October 1, 2016, Getfam Hotel
Addis Ababa

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AMC Annual General Meeting
October 1, 2016, Getfam Hotel
Addis Ababa

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About the establishment of AMC

In May 2006, a special meeting of children, youth and human rights  organisations in Africa convened after the Second International Policy Conference on the  African Child organised by The African Child Policy  Forum (ACPF) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. 

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Statement from The AMC

The AfricaWide Movement for Children on behalf of the Children in Africa, join hands with the rest of the Civil Society Organisations in Africa in congratulating the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC) on the occasion of the launch of the Campaign for the Universal Ratification of and Reporting on the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACRWC).

As a Pan African Movement established to provide a continental platform for child focussed  NGOs, development agencies and individuals to collectively work on initiatives...

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