Statement of the Africa Liberal Network
The ALN, as the largest political party network in Africa, looks forward to the election of a new Executive Committee at its 13th General Assembly in 2017.
Under the present Executive Committee, led by President Olivier Kamitatu, the ALN has grown to become the largest political affiliation in Africa.
“I am proud of how far we have brought the Network. Through the ongoing support of our Partners and friends, the ALN has played a pivotal role in developing liberal democracy throughout Africa. From South Africa to Morocco, the ALN is a beacon of hope for Africa’s future” says Kamitatu.
The Executive Committee has overseen the drafting of the Marrakech Declaration as critical, historical human rights framework; the Network’s first-ever election observation mission; the successful capacity building of liberals in Botswana; and a best practice blueprint to electoral success, amongst others.
Looking forward to the upcoming 13th General Assembly, the Network looks forward to a smooth transition as a number of Committee members’ terms expire. Setting an example for others to follow, the ALN has consistently respected its own constitutional term limits.
The President adds, “I look forward to handing over the leadership of the Network and wish the next Executive Committee even more success than we have enjoyed”.