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This guide provides a starting point for researching information and pointers to the main information resources on Africa.

It highlights the theme of Africa Week 2016: Strengthening Partnerships for Inclusive Sustainable Development, Good Governance, Peace and Stability in Africa.

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Africa Week 2016

Africa Week will be celebrated from 10 to 14 October 2016. This year's theme is “Strengthening Partnerships for Inclusive Sustainable Development, Good Governance, Peace and Stability in Africa”.

Africa Week is an annual event organized on the margins of the General Assembly Debate on Africa’s development by the UN Office of the Special Adviser on Africa (OSAA) in close collaboration with other partners. The week celebrates and showcases Africa’s continuous advancements and achievements with respect to social, economic, political and environmental development, while bringing to the fore awareness on the new and emerging challenges confronting the continent. The aim is to mobilize international support at the global level for Africa’s development priorities and its inclusive transformative agenda.

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