Third Africa-South America Summit (ASA) held in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea (February 2013)
“From February 20-23, the Third Africa-South America Summit (ASA) was held in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea. The event was a follow-up meeting to two others held in Nigeria in 2006 and Venezuela in 2009.
This event enjoyed the participation of 63 governments from both continents including twenty heads-of-state from Africa and five from South America. The summit was held under the theme: ‘Strategies and Mechanism to Promote South-South Cooperation.’
The summit adopted the Malabo Declaration containing a number of resolutions aimed at enhancing cooperation between the two continents. The deliberations also resulted in the establishment of a presidential committee which will be the decision-making organ between the gatherings that are held every three years. ..”
Complete article is available here: http://www.globalresearch.ca/africa-and-latin-america-building-unity-and-solidarity-against-western-intervention/5325210
Additional article, “ASA Summit Promotes South-South Ties, Regional Integration” from the Correo del Orinoco International available here: http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/7975