A Non-Political and Non-Profit Organization founded by African professionals and scholars.

The New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) is an African Union vision and strategic framework for pan-African socio-economic development in the 21st century, addressing poverty, development and Africa's marginalisation internationally.

Who is NEPAD Council?

Who is NEPAD Council?
NEPAD Council is recognized and endorsed by the NEPAD Heads of State and Government Implementation Committee (HSGIC).

Goals & Objectives

Goals & Objectives
Support the new partnership for Africa’s Development and African leaders’ efforts to encourage public engagement in NEPAD strategies and projects.

Commissions

Commissions
NEPAD Council’s commissions are headed by Chairpersons responsible for the day to day commission activities including looking for capable members of the respective commissions.

Global Health & Technology

Global Health & Technology
Members of the NEPAD Council Global Health Commission are committed to working towards the strategic goals for global health in Africa.

yPAD

yPAD
A group for Africa’s young professionals, within Africa and the Diaspora, who are making a difference

News Blog

News Blog
NEPAD Council news and updates.

SWANSAT Project

SWANSAT Project
NEPAD Council supports the SWANSAT project. SWANSAT pledges to offer subsidized broadband satellite bandwidth to Africa at a cost of 1Euro/per month for 2MB/s.

African Diaspora

African Diaspora
The strategic importance of the African Diaspora to Africa is a product of four factors that shaped contemporary Africa

The African Union

The African Union
NEPAD Council integrated into the African Union and joined the Economic, Social and Cultural Council (ECOSOCC).

What is the purpose of NEPAD Council?

To initiate activities that ensure that organisations from the public, private and civil society and the general public are fully informed and encouraged to support NEPAD program that will lead to economic growth, development and increased employment; reduction in poverty and inequality; diversification of productive activities, industrialisation; enhanced international competitiveness and increased exports; increased African integration.

To provide expert advice and review to policies and programmes in line with NEPAD objectives through in-house and collaborative research activities.

To collaborate with African and Global national, regional governmental and non-governmental organizations to actualise and operationalise NEPAD objectives especially in the area of education, health, agriculture, trade & industry, private sector development, peace and security and poverty reduction.

To provide technical and policy expertise in achieving these duties and challenges and promote pro-active strategies and engagement with African countries, organizations and agencies.

To engage with and lobby for the fulfillments of international commitments to African development and to promote collaboration between the African states and the industrial nations.

To campaign and promote for an integrated platform for different African Diaspora groups initiatives for African development and to encourage Africans in the Diaspora to actively participate in all efforts aimed at developing Africa.