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Cape Town Declaration: The Establishment Of A Pan-African Psychology Union

Representatives of the countries present, and of IUPsyS, crafted and agreed to the following declaration.

Whereas psychology has the potential to serve as a key driver in human development in our communities, countries, Africa and the World

Recognizing the critical role of psychology in policy development, advocacy, continuing professional development, teaching, research, publication, outreach services and other forms of intervention

Recognizing the strength of psychology as an agent for change, development and empowerment of individuals and communities

Recognizing the value of mutual collaboration towards the achievement of these goals

 

Therefore:

We the undersigned, having attended the 30th International Congress of Psychology (ICP 2012) in Cape Town, 22-27 July 2012,

Commit to the establishment of a Pan-African Psychology Union to promote the development of psychology as a science and practice in our countries, Africa and the World.

 

Vision

A collaborative union of psychological societies in Africa committed to scholarship and human development in our communities, countries, Africa and the World