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2018 New Year Message of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat

2018 New Year Message of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat: 2017 has been a particularly eventful year, with the assumption of duty of a new Commission. I have had the privilege of serving with a diverse group of individuals over the past nine months, and…

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The African Institute for Remittances (AIR) to provide Technical Assistances to African Central Banks on Remittances

The African Institute for Remittances (AIR) on 12 August 2016 concluded in Harare, Zimbabwe, a three-day Consultative and Stock-Taking workshop with African Central Banks, partners and other stakeholders on Remittances in the African Union Member States

The African Institute for Remittances (AIR) on 12 August 2016 concluded in Harare, Zimbabwe, a three-day Consultative and Stock-Taking workshop with African Central Banks, partners and other stakeholders on Remittances in the African Union Member States. The workshop was organized by AIR, with the support of the Reserve Bank of…

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Inception Workshop for AUC-FAO Project on Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization in Africa.

INVITATION TO REPRESENTATIVES OF THE MEDIA What:           Inception Workshop for AUC-FAO Project on Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization in Africa. When:             30th June – 1st July, 2016 Who:            African Union Commission and the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations Where:           African Union Commission New Conference Centre, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Background:…

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“Seeds for the Future” - AUC Deputy Chairperson meets Huawei Senior Vice-President in Beijing

An AUC delegation led by the Deputy Chairperson H.E. Erastus Mwencha met with Huawei’s Senior Vice-President Dr. Gong Yuanxing in Beijing to exchange views on methodologies that would further strengthen Africa’s ICT development and industrialization strategy whilst concretising Huawei’s investment within the Continent. In line with the “Seeds for the…

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AUC discusses Strategy (2016 – 2018) to Transform its Finance Function with International Partners

The Directorate of Programming, Budgeting, Finance and Accounting (PBFA) of the African Union Commission (AUC) organized a meeting yesterday 9 June 2016 at the AUC Headquarters Addis Ababa, Ethiopia with International Partners highlighting pertinent areas of its strategies to  transform the Finance function by 2018. The meeting was highly attended…

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African Union and Germany strengthen areas of Development Cooperation

The Government of the Federal Republic of Germany has pledged another EUR 55 Million in support of African Union (AU) programmes and joint strategic initiatives, concluding its bilateral negotiations with the African Union (AU) Commission. The focus of this year’s commitment is largely on agricultural development through enhancement of agricultural…

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Africa EU Energy Partnership (AEEP) 2nd Stakeholder Forum Calls for action to deliver post-COP21

The Second Stakeholder Forum of the Africa-EU Energy Partnership (AEEP) presented a call for action from participants to ensure the delivery of sustainable energy for Africa post-COP21. The event, which was organised by, the Italian Government, the African Union Commission (AUC), and the European Union Commission (EC), with support of…

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Message of H.E. Dr.Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma Chairperson of the African Union Commission on theCommemoration of “AFRICA DAY” 25 MAY 2016

Fellow Africans on the Continent and in the Diaspora, Our Friends and Supporters across the globe, On this historic day of May 25, celebrating the 53rd Anniversary of the foundation of our beloved Continental Organization, the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), now the African Union (AU), allow me to extend…

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African Union Peace and Security Council co-chair’s briefing on the informal meeting between the AUPSC and the United Nations Security Council to the media/press -

The Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AUPSC) and the Members of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) held an Informal Meeting, today in the morning, 23 May 2016, in New York, United States of America, ahead of their formal 10th Annual Joint Consultative Meeting. Ambassador Mmamosadinyana Punkie…

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Africa agrees on common position to the United Nations High-Level Meeting on Ending AIDS

Ministers of Health meeting ahead of the World Health Assembly on Saturday deliberated and agreed on a Common African Position (CAP) to the United Nations General Assembly High-Level Meeting on Ending AIDS that will be taking place in New York from 8 to 10 June 2016. “The Common Africa Position…