S.Res.522 - A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate supporting the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit to be held in Washington, D.C., from August 4 through 6, 2014.113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Coons, Christopher A. [D-DE] (Introduced 07/24/2014)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 07/31/2014 Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR 8/1/2014 S5315) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Res.522 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)
Passed Senate without amendment (07/31/2014)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Values the historic U.S. commitment to Africa, and affirms the partnership of the people and government of the United States with the African people.
Affirms a future commitment to increased economic partnership with Africa.
Supports African-led efforts to improve peacekeeping, prevent atrocities, and combat violent extremism and terrorism.
Encourages African leaders to strengthen good governance, the rule of law, and democracy.
Supports efforts to protect and promote women and children, including through investments in education and maternal, newborn, and child health.
Reaffirms the U.S. investment in health care in Africa.
Commends and supports African investments in preventing wildlife trafficking.
Supports the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit to be held in the United States from August 4 through August 6, 2014.