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Madagascar receives USD 2.13 million from African Risk Capacity Insurance Company Limited Policy for Drought Response

The payout will be implemented to assist the lives and livelihoods of 600,000 vulnerable population affected by the drought

The Government of Madagascar today received a symbolic cheque in the amount of USD 2,13 million from the African Risk Capacity Insurance Company Limited (ARC Ltd) to cover anticipated losses to livelihoods of its vulnerable population from the crop failure in the just concluded farming season. The ARC payout is…

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United Nations-African Union Joint Task Force on Peace and Security Holds Sixteenth Consultative Meeting in Addis-Ababa

The meeting reviewed the status of the partnership between the UN and the AU

The United Nations-African Union Joint Task Force on Peace and Security held its sixteenth consultative meeting at the African Union headquarters in Addis-Ababa on 12 February 2019. The African Union (AU) Commission and the United Nations (UN) Secretariat were represented respectively by Commissioners Smaïl Chergui (Peace and Security), Minata Samaté-Cessouma (Political…

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The Pan African University Graduates its first Batch of Water and Energy Scientists

26 graduands from 12 African countries were awarded Masters degrees at Thursday’s graduation ceremony

The Commissioner for Human Resources, Science and Technology, H.E Dr. Martial De-Paul Ikounga, was among many dignitaries who converged on the Algerian city of Tlemcen for the graduation of the first batch of students of the Pan African University (PAU) Institute for Water and Energy Sciences (including Climate Change), PAUWES.…

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Welcoming Remarks by H.E. Smail Chergui, Commissioner for Peace and Security on the Occasion of the Inauguration of the Julius Nyerere Peace and Security Building

Your Excellency, Angela Merkel, Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany; Your Excellency, Hailemariam Desalegn, Prime Minister of the Federal Republic of Ethiopia; Your Excellency, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, Chairperson of the African Union Commission; Permanent Representatives of AU Member States; Members of the Diplomatic Community here present; Fellow AU…

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Statement by Chairperson of the Commission on the signing of the Sudan Roadmap Agreement

The Chairperson urges the Parties to sustain the momentum of the signing of the Roadmap by ensuring rapid progress in the negotiations that will now resume in Addis Ababa on a cessation of hostilities and much-needed humanitarian access for the Two Areas and Darfur

The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, welcomes the signing by the Sudan Liberation Movement/Army–Minni Minawi (SLM/A-MM), the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM), the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement- North (SPLM-N), and the National Umma Party (NUP) of the Roadmap Agreement developed in March 2016…

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East Africa Donors’ Coordination meeting encouraging Geothermal Investment commences at the African Union Headquarters

The East Africa Donors’ Coordination meeting commenced on Monday 13th June 2016. H.E Dr. Elham M Ibrahim, AUC Commissioner for Infrastructure and Energy met with Ambassadors, Gary Quince the Head of the EU delegation to the AU, H.E Mr. Bruce Shepherd of New Zealand, H.E Mr. Thomas Terstegen, Deputy Head…

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The 603rd meeting of the Peace and Security Council dedicated an open session to the theme: Prevention and Settlement of Border Disputes in Africa

The Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), at its 603rd meeting, held on 7 June 2016, in Addis Ababa, dedicated an open session to the theme: Prevention and Settlement of Border Disputes in Africa. Council listened to a statement delivered by Ambassador Smail Chergui, AU Commissioner for Peace…

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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…