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Media Advisory: A Seminar on Carrying Forward the Legacy of the Extraordinary African Chambers in the Trial of Hissène Habré

WHAT: A Seminar on Carrying Forward the Legacy of the Extraordinary African Chambers in the Trial of Hissène Habré A Seminar on Carrying Forward the Legacy of the Extraordinary African Chambers in the Trial of Hissène Habré Highlights for the media will include remarks by: • African Union Commission Chairperson,…

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The 29th AU Summit kicks off with the 34th Session of the Permanent Representative Committee

This summit is historic, as it is the first summit with the full participation of all the fifty five African countries, after the admission of the Kingdom of Morocco during the 28th AU Assembly in January this year

Under the theme of “Harnessing the Demographic Dividend through Investments in the Youth”, the 29th African Union Summit opened Tuesday 27 June 2017, at the  African Union Headquarters, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, with the Thirty Fourth (34th) Ordinary Session of the Permanent Representatives’ Committee (PRC). The opening ceremony took place in…

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Thirty Fourth (34th) Ordinary Session of the Permanent Representative Committee (PRC)

The PRC meeting is the first statutory meeting of the 29th Ordinary Session of the Summit of the AU, which will be held from 27th June to 4th July

When: 27th – 28th June 2017 at 09:00am Where: Medium Conference Hall - African Union Headquarters, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The PRC will be officially opened by the Chairperson of the PRC, with welcome remarks by the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, followed by a group photo of the Ambassadors…

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Media Announcement/ 29th AU Summit: Online Accreditation for Journalists now available

The theme of the Summit is: “Harnessing Demographic Dividend through investments in the Youth”

The Directorate of Information and Communication (DIC) of the African Union  Commission (AUC) hereby announces that, the online accreditation process for journalists and the media coverage of the 29th AU Summit, scheduled to take place from the 27th June to  the 4th July 2017, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, has been…

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Observance of the 2017 Day of ECOWAS

What: The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) commemoration of its 42nd Anniversary  When: 29th May 2017, 0900 HOURS    Where: African Union Commission, plenary hall, Old Conference Centre Why: To commemorate its 42nd Anniversary under the theme “ECOWAS at 42: Reflections and Expectations” Who: The event is hosted…

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Joint Media Advisory: Continental Workshop for the Validation of the Framework for Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization in Africa

Journalists are invited to cover the opening ceremony on May 11, 2017 at 09:00 a.m.

What: Continental Workshop for the Validation of the Framework for Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization in Africa  When: May 11-12, 2017 Who: African Union Commission and the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations Where: African Union Commission HQ, Small Conference Room 4, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Background The African Union Commission’s…

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Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma to officially handover to the incoming Chairperson of AU Commission

The official handover ceremony between the outgoing and incoming Commissions will take place at 3:00 PM in the Nelson Mandela Hall at the AU Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The outgoing Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, H.E. Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, the first ever woman to head the continental organisation, will officially handover her post as Chairperson of  AU Commission to H. E. Mr. Moussa Faki Mahamat, on Tuesday, 14 March 2017. The official handover ceremony between…