H.Res.234 - Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Organization of African Unity (OAU) and commending its successor, the African Union.113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Bass, Karen [D-CA-37] (Introduced 05/23/2013)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||06/07/2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations.|
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Summary: H.Res.234 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/23/2013)
Congratulates the former member states of the Organization of African Unity on the 50th year anniversary of its founding, in particular its original 32 member states.
Commends African Union (AU) member states for their efforts to promote democratic societies, sustainable economic practices, and peace on the continent.
Urges President Obama to support efforts to strengthen U.S.-AU cooperation, and encourages President Obama to expand U.S. efforts to achieve the goals of his United States Strategy Toward Sub-Saharan Africa.