We, African youth, meeting within the network called Pan Africa International Development and the Environment in the 21st Century (AIDE21) who wants the echo of an African youth sensitive to the increasing degradation of the environment, launching in that day a solemn appeal to all heads of state of the world especially to the Heads of African States, and the various participants of the UN Conference on sustainable Development held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in June 2012, better known as Rio 20.

We affirm, through our network of different associations AIDE21 in Africa namely: AIDE21-Cameroon, Burkina Faso-AIDE21, AIDE21-Ivory Coast, Mali-AIDE21, AIDE21-Madagascar, Senegal-AIDE21, AIDE21-TOGO, AIDE21-DRC, Congo-Brazzaville AIDE21, AIDE21-Benin, the importance of preserving the environment and the planet for the survival of humanity,

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