A Continuation Committee will be established, with the assistance of the Summit secretariat, as a focal point for the follow-up to the Summit. The Continuation Committee shall consist of one representative from each of the inter-faith networks/groups represented at the Summit.
The Continuation Committee shall:
have the mandate to formulate and deliver appropriate statements, letters and other interventions in respect of cases of conflict in Africa, on behalf of the Summit participants. In the immediate post-Summit period, the Continuation Committee should pay particular attention to the situations in Sudan, Côte d’Ivoire, Uganda and the DRC, and to consider the possibility, appropriateness and purpose of dispatching delegations to visit the countries concerned;
in consultation and cooperation with participating inter-faith networks/groups, facilitate a series of exchange visits between different inter-faith networks/groups in Africa;
in consultation and cooperation with participating inter-faith networks/groups, promote communication and/or exchange visits between organized groups of people affected by conflict (e.g. former child soldiers, women, landmine survivors, refugees, etc.);
in consultation and cooperation with participating inter-faith networks/groups, promote the establishment of an ‘inter-faith peace fund’ for voluntary contributions to support inter-faith peace efforts in Africa, including those described in this Plan of Action;
explore the feasibility of establishing a web site (and e-mail network) for the purpose of better sharing of inter-faith initiatives for peace in Africa, and/or identify and publicize existing relevant and useful web sites; and
convene a second Inter-Faith Peace Summit in Africa in 2004-2005, with expanded participation.