AMDIN Constitution of the African Management Development Institutes Network
30 November 2012
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I. Whereas African countries share a common aspiration to continue the socio economic transformation of their countries and the raising of the standards of living of their peoples

II. Whereas the role of the public sector is critical to the qualitative and quantitative achievement of the goals of this transformation

Ill. Whereas a competent, ethical and professional public administration is a sine qua non for the public sector to effectively deliver services, uphold rights, protect citizens and facilitate the participation and contribution of all other sectors

We the Management Development Institutes in Africa;
IV. Being central to the capacity development, effectiveness and sustainability of public services in Africa

V. Recognising the importance of leadership and management capacity development to African public administrations leading transformation during a highly complex period in Africa's history

VI. Recognising the commonality of public administration management challenges facing the different African countries

VII. Recognising further the knowledge, resource and innovation limitations of individual Management Development Institutes and the value in pooling our knowledge and other resources

VIII. Inspired by the tremendous progress made in regional and continental collaboration in Africa and the positive development results flowing from this collaboration

IX. Inspired by the objectives and principles laid down in the Constitutive Act of the African Union (AU) and desiring to entrench professionalism and ethics in African Administration.

X. Recalling the Declaration issued by the 5th African Conference of Ministers of Public Service (CAMPS) in December 2005 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

XI. Recalling further the African Union Executive Council Decision EX.CL/Dec.243 (VIII) on the Report of the fifth Conference of African Ministers of Public Service adopted in January 2006 in Karthoum, Sudan

XII. Recalling Article 21 of the African Charter on the Values and Principles of Public Service and Administration which calls for the strengthening of Management and Development and Research Institutes

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