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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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African Union BRIDGE Training for the Independent National Electoral Commission opens today in Antananarivo, Republic of Madagascar

H.E. Mrs Hawa Youssouf Ahmed, Head of African Union Liaison Office in Madagascar (AU-LOM), expressed the AUC’s commitment to support the Madagascar Electoral Commission

The African Union Commission (AUC) Department of Political Affairs through its Democracy and Electoral Assistance Unit in partnership with International IDEA has commenced a five-day Capacity Building Training program on Electoral Administration in Madagascar, using the BRIDGE (Building Resources for Democracy, Governance and Elections) curriculum. The training forms part of…

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AU sends condolences to Cape Verde

The Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, with deep sadness the untimely passing on of former President of the Republic of Cape Verde, H.E. Antonio Mascarenhas Monteiro. He was President of Cape Verde from 1991-2001

The Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, with deep sadness the untimely passing on of former President of the Republic of Cape Verde, H.E. Antonio Mascarenhas Monteiro. He was President of Cape Verde from 1991-2001. He died on Friday, 16 September 2016, at the age…

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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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The Republic of Sierra Leone Launches the AU Campaign to End Child Marriage in Africa

On behalf of the President, in his keynote address, the Vice President of Sierra Leone, Dr. Victor Bockarie, thanked the African Union for pushing for the launch of the Campaign in Sierra Leone

As part of a comprehensive strategy to fast-track the development of Sierra Leone - post Ebola, the Government of the Republic of Sierra Leone in collaboration with her development partners, launched the AU Campaign to End Child Marriage in Africa, with the theme, "Ending Child Marriage for Sustainable Development of…

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Observation mission to the re-run of presidential and the gubernatorial elections in 13 polling stations of the island Anjouan - 11th may 2016

Arrival Statement

The African Union Commission (AUC) announces the arrival of its Electoral Experts Mission on 7th May 2016 in Moroni (Comoros) for the re-run of the presidential and gubernatorial elections scheduled for 11th May 2016 in 13 polling stations in the autonomous Island of Anjouan. The Chairperson of the African Union…

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AU Launches Internet Exchange Point in Madagascar: “Keeping intra-country internet traffic within the country”

The African Union Commission (AUC), through the Infrastructure and Energy Department, in collaboration with the Ministry of Posts, Telecommunications and New Technologies launched the Internet Exchange Point in Madagascar on 17th March 2016. Through the African Internet Exchange System (AXIS) project, the African Union Commission extended capacity building support to…

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Mrs. Mahawa Kaba Wheeler addressed the press on activities and theme on Women’s Rights

The Director of the African Union Women Gender and Development (AUWGDD), Mrs. Mahawa Kaba Wheeler, addressed the press at the margin of the 26th AU Summit discuss the theme: “ 2016: African Year of Human Rights with a particular focus on the Rights of Women” The press conference took place…