The 9 principals of Friends of the African Union [FAU] which are to be confirmed on 16 October 2012 at Dial-in Number: 213.493.0700 with Participant Access Code: 106132# at 9 AM EST. The proposed 9 operating principals of the FAU are:
- We support the UN Declaration on Human Rights and its application to Africans and their condition worldwide.
- We support the UN Millennium Goals for Africa and the economic-social uplift of Africans on the continent and in the African Diaspora as well work of the African Union in regards to increasing trade between African Nations and will incorporate the work of the International Year for People of African Descent  as it was designated by the UN and Organization of American States.
- We support the organization of African and peoples of African Diaspora in the United States of America.
- We support the African Growth and Opportunity Act [AGOA] of 2000 and by 2014 the creation of a new plan between the United States of America and the African Union that is supportive of the African Diaspora in the USA and would be sustainable not only in Africa but also in the host countries of the African Diaspora.
The Friends of the African Union [FAU] presented these operational principals as a follow-up to the US Africa Business Conference sponsored by the US State Dept in Cincinnati June 22 and 23 2012 supportive of this action.