Meeting of the Socialist International Africa Committee, Praia, Cape Verde

30-31 October 2000

The Africa Committee met in Praia, Cape Verde on 30-31 October, hosted by the Partido Africano da Independencia de Cabo Verde, PAICV, and chaired by Ousmane Tanor Dieng, (PS, Senegal), Chair of the Committee. The meeting focused on the contribution of the Committee to the discussions on the main theme of the forthcoming Council in Maputo, 'The way forward for Africa: A worldwide commitment for development, peace and democracy', and on the Socialist International Campaign 'Making the fight against poverty in Africa an urgent priority'. The Committee also received reports on national situations of countries in the region. The Committee adopted the Praia Declaration and resolutions on the situation in Angola and Côte d'Ivoire.