Maputo Resolutions For Peace In Africa
MAPUTO RESOLUTIONS FOR PEACE IN AFRICA
Delegates from different African countries , after listening and analyzing the Keynote Message of His Excellency Joaquim Alberto Chissano, former President of the Republic of Mozambique , Chairperson of the Joaquim Chissano Foundation and Chairperson of AFRICA FORUM, followed by the Message of Dr Michael Cassidy, Chairman and Founder of African Enterprise ,Patron of Christians for Peace in Africa ,as well as presentations from different Guest Speakers ,have taken the following Maputo Resolutions for Peace in Africa:
RESOLUTION NO 1:
CHURCH AND LEADERSHIP.
- Christians for Peace in Africa must raise awareness for the Church to produce among Christians, men, women and youth Leaders in order to fulfill the prophetic mandate of African nations, in the 7 pillars of society.
- Christians for Peace in Africa must create a platform to partner with other organizations sharing the same Vision of Peace and Reconciliation, like African Enterprise, in raising young African Christian Leaders.
RESOLUTION NO 2:
ROLE OF WOMEN IN THE PEACE EFFORT.
- Christians for Peace in Africa must create a platform to empower women to take the lead in promoting the Culture of Peace according to Christian Values.
- Christians for Peace in Africa should advocate for Peace capacity building in organizations that promote women’s interests, based on Biblical standards.
RESOLUTION NO 3:
FOOD SECURITY AND CLIMATE CHANGE.
- A. Christians for Peace in Africa must raise awareness for poverty alleviation, food security and climate change.
- B. Christians for Peace in Africa must raise awareness and oppose excessive land’s ownership by non -African people, countries and organizations.
- C. Christians for Peace in Africa should support foreign investments in the form of land leasing, technology to process raw African products on African soil, empowerment and training of Africans for better food production.
RESOLUTION NO 4:
AFRICAN WAYS OF PREVENTING AND CURING DISEASES.
A. Christians for Peace in Africa should promote research on Good practices for disease prevention and cure, according to Christian Values.
B. Christians for Peace in Africa should promote healthier diet through the consumption of natural African products and dishes instead of processed food.
C. Christians for Peace in Africa should oppose the multiple partners African culture and promote the one sex partner strategy in the combat against HIV/AIDS
RESOLUTION NO 5:
POSITIVE INPUTS OF MIGRANTS IN AFRICA
- Christians for Peace in Africa should promote the safe migration, integration and inclusion through Social cohesion of migrants in the host countries and get rid of xenophobia.
- Christians for Peace in Africa should raise awareness on the mental health of Internal Displaced Persons (IDPs) in their countries, and refugees in the host countries, and facilitate their voluntary repatriation.
- Christians for Peace in Africa should promote the respect and human dignity of all migrant people and encourage the exchange or transfer of skills among the locals.
RESOLUTION NO 6:
LESSON FROM ZAMBIA AS AN AFRICAN WAR –FREE COUNTRY.
- Christians for Peace in Africa should advertise to other African countries the secret of Zambia being a WAR- FREE country.
- Christians for Peace in Africa must advocate in African churches the role played by the Church in promoting the Culture of Peace in Zambia
RESOLUTION NO 7:
LESSONS AND EXPERIENCES LEARNT FROM POLITICAL AND CHRISTIAN LEADERSHIP IN MOZAMBIQUE.
- Christians for Peace in Africa must spread the Message of the Outstanding Leadership of His Excellency Joaquim Alberto Chissano and other political Leaders in promoting the Culture of Peace, Reconciliation, in his own country, the Republic of Mozambique, in working hand in hand with the Christian Leaders, for the sake of Africa Lasting Peace and Sustainable Development.
- Christians for Peace in Africa must learn and share the experiences of the Mozambican Christian Leaders in working for the Lasting Peace in Mozambique; the same work can be done by Christian Leaders in other African countries.
Done on the 21st February 2013 at the Igreja de S. Estevard E S. Lourenco (Anglican ), in Maputo, Republic of Mozambique