The Assembly of the African Union Sixteenth Ordinary Session took place from 30 - 31 January 2011 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Included in the Decision on the Report of the Peace and Security Council in its Activities and the State of Peace and Security in Africa was a paragraph on the Treaty of Pelindaba.
"29. WELCOMES the convening, by the Commission, of the 1st Conference of State Parties to the African Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone (Pelindaba Treaty) in Addis Ababa, on 4 November 2010, which elected the members of the African Commission on Nuclear Energy (ACNE) and established its headquarters in South Africa. The Assembly EXPRESSES AU’s conviction that the African Nuclear- Weapon-Free Zone constitutes an important step towards strengthening the non- proliferation regime, promoting cooperation in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy, promoting general and complete disarmament, and enhancing regional and international peace and security. The Assembly CALLS UPON the AU Member States that have not yet done so, to sign and ratify the Treaty of Pelindaba without further delay, and APPEALS to the concerned non-African States to speedily sign and ratify the relevant Protocols to the Pelindaba Treaty and to comply with all the commitments contained therein;"
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