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India, Japan, Netherlands and Sri Lanka new Permanent Representatives present Credentials to AU Commission Chairperson

The Chairperson congratulated and welcomed each of the new Representatives to the AU and wished them success in their collaboration with the AU and during their stay in Ethiopia

Newly appointed Ambassadors of India, Japan, Netherlands and Sri Lanka to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and Permanent Representatives to the African Union (AU) and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), have presented their Credentials to the AU Commission Chairperson, H.E. Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, on Tuesday,…

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Africa Trade Week 2016 (ATW2016): Invitation to Representatives of the Media

Theme: “Advancing Socio-Economic Structural Transformation through Intra-Africa Trade”

When: Monday 28 November – Friday 2 December 2016 Where: AU Headquarters, Addis-Ababa, Ethiopia Who: Organised by the Department of Trade and Industry in collaboration with the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) Objective: The ATW2016 will focus on the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA), with emphasis on Trade…

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Ninth Pan African Meeting of Directors of Veterinary Vaccine Laboratories Opens

The African Union Commission (AUC) is hosting the Ninth Pan African Meeting of Directors of Veterinary Vaccine Laboratories, which kicked off on 29th August 2016, in Antananarivo, Madagascar

The African Union Commission (AUC) is hosting the Ninth Pan African Meeting of Directors of Veterinary Vaccine Laboratories, which kicked off on 29th August 2016, in Antananarivo, Madagascar. The main objective of the three day workshop is to review the reports from African Union Member States’ vaccine production laboratories, on…

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Tokyo International Conference on Africa’s Development (TICAD VI)

The Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD-VI) will be held from 27 to 28 August 2016 in Nairobi, Kenya

INVITATION TO REPRESENTATIVES OF THE MEDIA What:  TICAD VI Who:  Japan and other TICAD Co-organizers (Africa Union Commission, United             Nations, Office of the Special Advisor on Africa, United Nations Development             Programme and World Bank)       When:  Senior Officials Meeting - 23-24 August 2016              Ministerial - 26 August…

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African Union expert observer mission to the re-run presidential and gubernatorial elections in 13 polling stations in the autonomous island of Anjouan in the Union of Comoros 11th May 2016

PRELIMINARY STATEMENT

INTRODUCTION At the invitation of the Government of the Union of The Comoros, the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), H.E. Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini -Zuma ​​deployed an election experts mission on the 7th May 2016 to the re-run of presidential and gubernatorial elections in 13 polling stations in the…

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H&M heeds Agenda 2063 call, makes in-route into Africa's industrialisation drive

Swedish fashion outfit, Hennes & Mauritz popularly known as H&M, is heeding the call of the African Union to boost industrialisation, job-creation and increase Foreign Direct Investment in Africa as the continental Agenda 2063 rolls out. With an established production line in Ethiopia, H&M plans to expand into other parts…

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Agenda 2063 and Its Concept: the African Union has embarked on Implementing this development Agenda

The vision of Agenda 2063 was launched under the leadership of H.E Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, First Female Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC) since the creation of the OAU now the AU

Agenda 2063, which is part of the pan-African struggles for unity, self-determination, freedom, progress and collective prosperity that started over centuries ago, is a shared framework for inclusive growth and sustainable development to be realized by 2063. It was agreed upon by the African leaders in 2013 during the 50th…

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Meetings of the Assembly of users of Pan African e-Network (PAeN) for Telemedicine and Tele-Education (PAeN) and the Bureau of the Specialized Technical Committee on Communication & Information & Communication Technologies (STC-CICT)

Back-to-back meetings of the Assembly of users of Pan African e-Network and the Bureau of the Specialized Technical Committee on Communication and Information and Communication Technologies took place on 26 – 28 April 2016 to identify, coordinate, ensure appropriation and plan activities to be undertaken with the involved stakeholders in…

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CIDO Receives Delegation from the Diaspora Unit, Office of the President of the Republic of Sierra Leone

On 25 November 2015, the Director of CIDO, Dr. Jinmi Adisa and staff of the Diaspora Division including Mr. Ahmed El Basheer, Head, Diaspora Division and Diaspora Desk Officers, Ms. Eiman Kheir and Mr. Kyeretwie Akwasi Osei met with a Sierra Leone delegation led by Mr. Kallay Conteh, Director of…