African Union Law

African Union Law (6)

1. The Assembly of African Union The Assembly is the ‘supreme organ of the African Union’ composed of Heads of States and Governments.  It meets once in a year in ordinary session, and it can meet in extraordinary session at the request of any member state that has to be…
Objectives of the African Union The African Union has seventeen objectives in view. These objectives are enumerated herein under are provided in Article 30 of the Constitutive Act of the African Union and Article 3 of the Protocol to amend the Constitutive Act. These are: Achieve greater unity and solidarity…
The Rationale for Personality Before embarking up on assessing the legal personality of the African Union both at international and domestic levels, it seems imperative to justify why we should bother about the legal personality of international organizations in general and that of the African Union in particular. As you…
International institutional law is a body of law that dares to make a systematic study of the institutional problems which arise or may arise in all or most international organizations. International institutional law has to be distinguished from the general law of international organizations, as the former is limited in…
The Relationship of African Union and NEPAD The establishment of the African Union is not an end in itself. It is rather a means to a desired end; the end being promotion of development and good governance in the African continent. Therefore, the African Union has to be substantiated with…
The creation of the African Union as a new Pan-African body is not a sudden happening that has not been anticipated in The African history. It was rather a result of the age-old process of pan-African movements in different courses of history. No one can dare to have a full-fledged…