FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
A Regional Initiative to Move Africa towards an Enlightenment Era is Launched in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Addis Ababa, May 9, 2011 - A regional movement to promote a development approach that is based on individual transformation and responsibility, launched in Addis Ababa on 28-29 April, enters an active phase in countries across the region this week. National coordinators in Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Togo, and Uganda are working to operationalize the action plan that will anchor the Movement in their communities.
The Africa Unbound Movement was launched at the end of a two-day inaugural symposium held at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UN ECA) conference center in the presence of officials from major regional organizations, senior diplomats, civil society leaders, academicians and the media.