S.Res.166 - A resolution 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)
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|Sponsor:||Sen. Coons, Christopher A. [D-DE] (Introduced 06/10/2013)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||06/26/2013 Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5304-5305) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Res.166 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed Senate without amendment (06/26/2013)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
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 the President to support efforts to strengthen U.S.-AU cooperation, and encourages the President to expand U.S. efforts to achieve the goals of his United States Strategy Toward Sub-Saharan Africa.