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      house Committees
      House Committee on Foreign Affairs
      Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations
    IntroducedMay 23rd, 2013

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Official Title

Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Organization of African Unity (OAU) and commending its successor, the African Union.

Summary

Congratulates the former member states of the Organization of African Unity on the 50th year anniversary of its founding, in particular its original 32 member states. Commends African Union (AU) member states for their efforts to promote democratic societies, sustainable economic practices, and peace on the continent. Urges President Obama to support efforts to strengthen U.S.-AU cooperation, and encourages President Obama to expand U.S. efforts to achieve the goals of his United States Strategy Toward Sub-Saharan Africa.