Capp participated in the 2nd Asia – Europe political forum in London 17_20 May 2018

Capp participated in the 2nd Asia/Europe political forum upon invitation by Icapp and ECR.

Regional cooperation and disasters of climate change were discussed. The final communiqué issued by the forum called for strong commitment to address these issues.

The Representative of Capp has highlighted the impact of climate change on Africa. He met and discussed with delegations from Asia and Europe the cooperation between Capp and their political parties.

 

Meeting of the Executive Office of the Woman Wing of the CAPP

The 2nd meeting of the Executive Office of the Woman Wing of the Council of African Political Parties was held in Khartoum, Sudan during the period 13 – 15 April 2018 and was kindly hosted by the National Congress Party, Sudan. A training workshop was organized on the margin of the meeting to the leaders of Women Organizations in the African Political Parties.

The inaugural Session was addressed by Mrs. Gamar Habani , Secretary of the woman Secretariat at the National Congress Party, and after welcoming the delegations and guests to the session; she referred to the achievements of the Sudanese woman and her contribution at the Political, legislative and executive levels. She referred to the Training workshop in realizing the strategic objectives of the African Woman. The acting President of the Woman Wing Mrs. Annah Nyokabi  said in her statement that the role of the African Woman is deeply rooted in the African Communities which consequently led to her Political Participation and expressed the hope that the African Woman will make more breakthroughs in this respect. H.E. Dr. Nafie Ali Nafie   Secretary General of the Council of African Political Parties briefed the session on the establishment of the Council of African Political Parties and its auxiliary bodies and their role in realizing the objectives of the Council. He expressed confidence in the capacity of the African Woman and the need to support her in mobilizing her energy in the renaissance project in Africa and said the Council is keen to play its role in the capacity building of the African Woman.

The Session was concluded by the statement of the Guest of honor H.E. Ibrahim Elsanousi , Assistant to H.E. the President of the Republic. He said that the Woman is the basic partner on equal footing to the man and that she is not only qualified to compete on all Political and executive positions, rather she should be given priority to the man and for this purpose the African woman should struggle to grab her rights to gain the status she deserves in public life.

The meeting discussed the performance report of the Executive Office and decided to intensify the activities in the next phase. The meeting endorsed the organizational structure of the Executive Office and the Plan of action up to the 2nd meeting of the General Assembly of the Wing in August 2019.

The workshop was held in three sessions. The first was chaired by Mrs. Naha Bint Hamdi Ould Meknes , Minister of Commerce _ Republic of Mauritania in the presence of Mrs. Gamar Habbani , Secretary of Women of the National Congress Party in Sudan. The paper was presented by Dr. Lamia Abdel Ghaffar, Chairperson of the foreign relations department in the Woman Secretariat of the NCP, Ms Majuro Geres of the African Women’s association. And Ms. Jacqueline Benjamin of South Sudan commented on the paper. The paper discussed the sustainable political participation of African women.

The second session was chaired by Ms. Jayousi Melloua of Zambia, Deputy Chairperson of the Women’s Wing of the Council of African Political Parties. The session covered the experiences of political participation in Rwanda, Morocco and Ghana. The comment was made by Ms. Mariam Muhamata Demil from Chad.

The third session dealt with two experiences from Sudan, the experience of Sudanese women parliamentarians and the media experience in Sudan.

The leaders of women organizations in African Political Parties discussed with great interest in the three Sessions of the training workshop a conceptual paper on the sustained political participation of the African Woman, the realities of the Political Participation of the woman with study cases of four African Countries and the experience of the Sudanese Parliamentarians, the Sudanese Women in the media sector.

The delegations of the women organizations in the Political Parties paid a visit to the headquarters of the Sudanese Woman Association where they were briefed about the history of the Sudanese woman and her role in the community. The delegations also paid a field visit to Africa international University and were briefed of the role of the university in graduating over the years, qualified cadres from the African sister Countries in all scientific fields.

On behalf of participating delegations from African countries, Mrs. Naha Bint Hamdi Ould Meknes expressed her thanks and gratitude to the President of the Republic, H.E Marshal Omar Al-Bashir, for hosting this important meeting of the Woman Wing of the Council of African Political Parties

The delegations of the Women Organizations in the African Political Parties expressed due thanks and appreciation to the National Congress Party for the hospitality accorded to them and for the support of government and people of Sudan to the Council of African Political Parties.

 

 

Capp participation in the special conference on Silk Road

Upon invitation from the international conference of the Asian political Parties (Icapp), Capp’s Secretary general Dr. Nafie Ali Nafie led a delegation to attend the special conference on Silk Road which took place in Tehran the 1st _ 4th February 2018 jointly organized by Icapp and Motalefa party of Iran.

The issues under discussion during the five sessions were: the role of political parties in reducing tension and combating religious extremism, the role of political parties in trade exchange along the Silk Road, the role of political parties in cultural cooperation along the Silk Road, the role of political parties in political development along the Silk Road, the role of political parties in urban development.

The Secretary general Dr. Nafie Ali Nafie addressed the first session and explained the root causes of extremism and the ways and means to combat it.

The Secretary General met many political leaders from Asia as well as many directors of research centers; he seized the opportunity to explore with them the potential cooperation with Capp.

 

 

Structure of the Council of African Political Parties

Standing Committee of the Council of African Political Parties

  1. Ms. Rahmatu Tegani –  President of the Council (Nigeria).
  2. Hon. Richard Todwong – Vice-President of the Council (Uganda).
  3. Mr. Edson Macuaca – Vice-President of the Council (Mozambique).
  4. Dr. Elazami Elidrissi – Vice-President of the Council (Morocco).
  5. Mr. Koku Samuel Anyado – Vice-President of the Council (Ghana).
  6. Dr. Zakaria Mohammed Salih – Vice President of the Council (Chad).
  7. Hon. Dr. Nafie Ali Nafie – Secretary General of the Council (Sudan).
  8. Ms. Yamnia Abdelmagid – President of the Women’s Wing (Algeria).
  9. Mr. Idriss Kalakal –  President of  Youth Wing (Chad).
  10. Mr. Omer Belkhairia – President of the Economic Council (Tunisia).
  11. Mr. Kebede Kassa –  President of the Information Platform (Ethiopia).
  12. Mrs. Maymona Fall – Member (Senegal).
  13. Mrs. Jemma NunuKumba –  Member (Southern Sudan).
  14. Mr. Ferancis Stephen Mphepo –  Member (Malawi).
  15. Mr. Mahmata Maboudi –  Member (Chad).

 

 

 

The third meeting of the General Assembly ــــ Khartoum, Sudan, 19-20 August 2017

The General Secretariat of the Council of African Political Parties oversees the third meeting of the General Assembly of the Council, hosted by the General Secretariat, Khartoum, Sudan, from 19-20 August 2017.
The third meeting of the General Assembly of CAPP is of special importance. The first term of office of the Bodies of CAPP elected in the Constitutive Conference in April 2013 has elapsed and the most important agenda items of the third meeting of the General Assembly are:-

Elections of the leadership and Bodies of the Council as follows:

Election of the President of CAPP, the five Vices-President and members of the Standing Committee.

Election of the Executive Committee of CAPP.

Adoption of the Executive Rule of the Coordination Councils of the Regions and election of the coordination Councils.

               Draft Program of the Meeting