PROCLAMATION NO. 607/2008.
PROCLAMATION TO RATIFY THE INTER-AFRICAN
CONVENTION ESTABLISHING AN AFRICAN
TECHNICAL CO-OPERATION PROGRAMME
WHEREAS, the Ordinary Session of the Organization of African Unity heads of States and Governments meeting held in Kampala (Uganda) on 1st August, 1975, adopted the Inter-African Convention Establishing an African Technical Co-operation programme.
WHEREAS, Ethiopia has signed the convention on 28 December 2007;
WHEREAS, the House of Peoples’ Representatives of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has ratified the Convention at its session held on 16th day of December, 2008;
NOW, THEREFORE, in accordance with Article 55 sub article (1) and (12) of the Constitution of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia it is hereby proclaimed as follows:
1. Short Title
This Proclamation may be cited as the “The Inter-African Convention Establishing an African Technical Co-operation Programme Ratification Proclamation No. 607/2008.’
2. Ratification of the Convention
The Inter-African Convention Establishing an African Technical Co-operation Programme which was adopted on 1st day of August 1975 is hereby ratified.
3. Power of the Ministry of Capacity Building
The Ministry of Capacity Building is hereby empowered to undertake all acts necessary for the implementation of the convention.
4. Effective Date
This Proclamation shall enter into force up on the date of publication in the Federal Negarit Gazeta.
Done at Addis Ababa, this 25th day of December, 2008
PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL
DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF ETHIOPIA