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Signing of Partnership agreement between the African Union Commission and New Zealand

The Partnership Agreement was signed by the Commissioner for Infrastructure and Energy of the African Union Commission, H.E. Dr Amani Abou-Zeid, and the Ambassador for New Zealand to the African Union, H.E. Mr. Bruce Shepherd

The African Union Commission (AUC) and The New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) have signed a Partnership Agreement, providing a framework and basis for the establishment and implementation of the ‘New Zealand – Africa Geothermal Facility’. The goal of this facility is to expand access to affordable, reliable and…

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AUC concludes the validation of the Draft Maputo Strategic Five-Year Work Plan on the African Standby Force

The final work plan will be presented to the 10th STCDSS, for consideration and further action

The Commission of the African Union (AU), concluded the validation workshop on the draft Maputo Strategic Five-Year Work Plan (2016-2020) on the African Standby Force (ASF), at the AU Headquarters. This workshop was convened following the directive given by the 9th Specialised Technical Committee on Defence, Safety and Security (STCDSS), which…

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The African Union Deploys an All-Woman Election Observation Mission to the 8-10 September 2016 Parliamentary Elections in the Republic of Seychelles

The African Union launched its election observation mission in Victoria, Seychelles on 04 September 2016 with the deployment of 26 short-term observers (STOs) drawn from 21 African countries

Following the receipt of an invitation from the Government of the Republic of Seychelles, the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Her Excellency Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, approved the deployment of an All-Woman African Union Election Observation Mission (AUEOM) to observe the Parliamentary Elections scheduled to be held on 8-10…

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African countries sets the stage to end AIDS, TB and Malaria by 2030

Adopt Africa Scorecard on Domestic Financing for Health

Ahead of the Meeting of the AU Summit in Kigali this month, Member State Experts  meeting in Ndjamena last week deliberated on the key fast track actions to end AIDS, TB and Malaria by 2030. This meeting follows the adoption of the Africa Health Strategy and the Catalytic Framework to…

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3rd AU high level panel on gender equality & women’s empowerment

Theme:          "The Contributions of Maputo Protocol on Women’s Rights in Achieving Gender Equality in Africa: Stocktaking, Opportunities and Accountability" What:            3rd AU High Level Panel on Gender Equality & Women’s Empowerment Who:              African Union Commission’s Women, Gender & Development Directorate & the African Union Leadership Academy When:            8…

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Meeting of AU experts on health and high level dialogue on ending malaria for good in commemoration of world malaria day 2016

INVITATION TO REPRESENTATIVES OF THE MEDIA What:             Meeting of African Union Experts                                                 High Level Dialogue on Ending Malaria for Good in Commemoration of World Malaria Day 2016 When:            Experts Meeting- 08:30 hrs to 17:00 hrs from 25 to 26 April 2016                         High Level Dialogue-13:00hrs-14:30hrs Where:           Experts…

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High-Level Solidarity Seminar and Photo Exhibition on Western Sahara

40 FACES, 40 YEARS – A Life Time in Exile

INVITATION TO REPRESENTATIVES OF THE MEDIA WHAT:                       A High Level Solidarity Seminar and the photo Exhibition at the AU Headquarters under the theme: "40 FACES, 40 YEARS – A Lifetime in Exile." – The events are aimed at highlighting the humanitarian socio-economic and human rights tragedy of the Sahrawi people…