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Resolution Number: 2003-A035
Title: Call on the Church to Implement U.N. Millennium Development Goals in Africa
Legislative Action Taken: Concurred as Amended
Final Text:

Resolved, That the 74th General Convention, in response to widespread humanitarian needs in Africa, commend those churches in Africa fighting AIDS, poverty and injustice, and call on The Episcopal Church at all levels to partner with the Anglican Churches in Africa and other agencies to implement the United Nations Millennium Development Goals in Africa; and be it further

Resolved, That the Convention commit $100,000 per year for three years through the Partnership Office for Africa to support a church-wide campaign to implement humanitarian development goals in Africa; and be it further

Resolved, That the General Convention request the Joint Standing Committee on Program, Budget and Finance to consider a budget allocation of $300,000 for implementation of this resolution.

Citation: General Convention, Journal of the General Convention of...The Episcopal Church, Minneapolis, 2003 (New York: General Convention, 2004), p. 340.