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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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African Union Commission pledges continued partnership with WFP

Speaking at the 2017 opening session of the Annual WFP Executive Board meeting, AUC Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture, H.E Josefa Sacko, representing the AUC Chairperson, H.E. Mr. Moussa Faki Mahamat, lauded the WFP for its continued support to hundreds of millions of Africa’s vulnerable populations over the past decades

The African Union Commission has reiterated its commitment to working with the World Food Programme (WFP) in enhancing the livelihoods of the African citizenry. Speaking at the 2017 opening session of the Annual WFP Executive Board meeting, AUC Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture, H.E Josefa Sacko, representing the AUC…

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Friday’s of the Commission Session dedicated to the World Humanitarian Day

On Friday 19th August 2016 the AUC Department of Economic Affairs and the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) through the collaborative initiative of the AUC department of Political Affairs held a session of Fridays of the Commission dedicated to current economic, financial, agricultural and humanitarian challenges facing African economies

On Friday 19th August 2016 the AUC Department of Economic Affairs and the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) through the collaborative initiative of the AUC department of Political Affairs held a session of Fridays of the Commission dedicated to current economic, financial, agricultural and humanitarian…

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The African Union Exhibits Key Achievements in Humanitarian Action at the First World Humanitarian Summit Exhibition held In Turkey Istanbul

The exhibition highlighted Africa’s challenges and experience in humanitarian action with stories that reinforce the collective spirit of solidarity and collaboration

The African Union Commission successfully participated in an exhibition at the sidelines of the World Humanitarian Summit, The exhibition highlighted Africa’s challenges and experience in humanitarian action with stories that reinforce the collective spirit of solidarity and collaboration that exist between the African Union (AU), Member States, Regional Economic Communities,…

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The Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU), at its 616 th meeting, held on 11 August 2016

Takes note of the briefing provided by the AU Commission and the statements made by the representatives of South Sudan and Ethiopia in its capacity as the Chair of InterGovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD)

The Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU), at its 616 th meeting, held on 11 August 2016, adopted the following decision on the situation in South Sudan: Council, 1. Takes note of the briefing provided by the AU Commission and the statements made by the representatives…

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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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Communiqué of the Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), at its 605th meeting on the situation in Darfur and the activities of the AU-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID)

The Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), at its 605th meeting held on 13 June 2016, adopted the following decision on the situation in Darfur and the activities of the AU-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID): Council, 1. Takes note of the report of the Joint report…

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World Humanitarian Summit 2016: African Union presents the Common African Position; A call for Africa to show Self-Commitment

Deputy Chairperson Erastus Mwencha takes part in High-Level leader’s roundtable on “Changing People’s Lives: From Delivering Aid to Ending Need.

In Africa, there are 15 million people displaced, 4 million of which are refugees while the rest are Internally Displaced Persons therefore underscoring the need to change the Humanitarian architecture and refocus from delivering aid to building resilience for our States and communities during and after emergencies. Speaking on 23…

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African Union holds High Level Panel on Humanitarian Effectiveness in Africa at the margins of the World Humanitarian Summit

The African Union Commission (AUC) held a High-Level Panel on humanitarian effectiveness in Africa to provide an interactive dialogue between the African Union and the global community on Africa’s humanitarian agenda. The panel discussion took place on 24 May 2016 at the margins of the First Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul,…

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The African Union Showcased Key Achievements during Exhibition at First World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul Turkey

The African Union Commission (AUC) successfully participated in an exhibition at the sidelines of the World Humanitarian Summit which took place on 23-24 May 2016 in Istanbul, Turkey. The African Union exhibition highlighted Africa’s challenges and stories in humanitarian action that reinforces collective spirit of solidarity and collaboration that exist…