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Implementation of the Recommendations Contained in the Report of the Secretary-General on the Causes of Conflict and the Promotion of Durable Peace and Sustainable Development in Africa

Published July 20, 2010

This UN Secretary-General's Report on "Implementation of the Recommendations Contained in the Report of the Secretary-General on the Causes of Conflict and the Promotion of Durable Peace and Sustainable Development in Africa" was released on July 20, 2010.

The summary states, "The present report is submitted in compliance with paragraph 24 of General Assembly resolution 63/304, in which the Assembly requested the Secretary-General to submit a report on the outcome of the review of the recommendations contained in his 1998 report on the causes of conflict and the promotion of durable peace and sustainable development in Africa (A/52/871-S/1998/318).

Section I reviews progress made in the implementation of the 1998 recommendations, assesses the achievements and identifies persistent obstacles. Section II reflects the current trend of thinking regarding the nexus between peace and development and identifies emerging issues and challenges that Africa and the United Nations may face in the future. Section III calls for the necessary mobilization of resources and partners. Section IV sets out recommendations and proposals for renewed United Nations engagement with Africa."

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