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PASSAGE OF THE AFRICA GROWTH AND OPPORTUNITY ACT

WHEREAS, The United States Conference of Mayors passed a resolution in June 1997 at its San Francisco Annual Meeting supporting passage of the Growth and Opportunity in Africa Act; and

WHEREAS, this legislation is still pending before the Congress of the United States,

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that The United States Conference of Mayors reaffirms its strong support for the passage of this important initiative to aid selected countries of sub-Saharan Africa to institute a transition path from aid dependency to economic self-reliance, and calls upon the 106th Congress of the United States, First Session, to pas this important bill.

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