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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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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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Joint Declaration by the African Union, the United Nations, the Economic Community of West African States, and the European Union on the Implementation of the Agreement on Peace and Reconciliation in Mali from the Algiers Process

The African Union (AU), the United Nations (UN), the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), and the European Union (EU) -- in their capacity as members of the Mediation Team supporting the implementation of the Agreement on Peace and Reconciliation in Mali resulting from the Algiers Process -- commend…

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African Union to promote Agenda 2063 and campaign against Child Marriage during the Africa Cup of Nation Women Finals in Cameroon

The official Opening Ceremony for the AFCON Women 2016 will take place on 19 November 2016

A strong delegation from the African Union Commission (AUC) is expected to take active part at  the 10th Africa Women Cup of Nations to be held in Yaoundé, capital city of Cameroon from 19th November to 3rd December 2016. The biennial International Football Championship organized by the Confederation of Africa Football…

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Message of Solidarity on the Occasion of the Celebration of 23rd International African Writers Day

The AU Commission notes that African writers, throughout the ages gave expression to the diversity of African voices, telling the many African stories, and celebrating the unity of the Pan African narrative. Writers and other artists, musicians, poets, dancers, painters, through their different mediums express our feelings, values and ideas

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, HE Dr. Dlamini Zuma congratulates African and Diaspora writers – past and present - on the occasion of the 23rd Anniversary of International African Writers Day, 7 November 2016. She recalls that the day coincides with the birth of the Pan African Writers…

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Message of Solidarity on the Occasion of the Celebration of 23rd International African Writers Day

The AU Commission notes that African writers, throughout the ages gave expression to the diversity of African voices, telling the many African stories, and celebrating the unity of the Pan African narrative. Writers and other artists, musicians, poets, dancers, painters, through their different mediums express our feelings, values and ideas

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, HE Dr. Dlamini Zuma congratulates African and Diaspora writers – past and present - on the occasion of the 23rd Anniversary of International African Writers Day, 7 November 2016. She recalls that the day coincides with the birth of the Pan African Writers…

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9th Annual Joint Consultative Meeting between the African Union Peace and Security Council and the European Union Political and Security Committee

The meeting was co-chaired by Ambassador Catherine Muigai Mwangi (Kenya), Chairperson of the AU PSC for the month of October 2016, and Ambassador Walter Stevens, Permanent Chair of the EU PSC

On 25 October 2016, the African Union Peace and Security Council (AU PSC) and the European Union Political and Security Committee (EU PSC) held their 9th Annual Joint Consultative Meeting in Brussels, Belgium, as part of their regular dialogue within the framework of the Africa – EU partnership. The meeting was co-chaired…

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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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The Chairperson of the AU Commission condemns the fighting in Juba on 8 July 2016

The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has learned, with extremely great concern, of the very serious  incidents that took place on 8 July 2016, during which the Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) and the Sudan People’s Liberation Army-In Opposition (SPLA-IO) forces engaged in…