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Communique on the address of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission to the Pan-African Parliament and his visit to Namibia

The visit will provide an opportunity to discuss various aspects of the African Union agenda

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, will address the Pan African Parliament tomorrow, 7 May 2018, in Midrand, South Africa, during the opening ceremony of its 6th legislature. The Chairperson will outline the priorities of the Union and provide an update on ongoing efforts with regard…

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AU commemorates 10th Anniversary of the adoption of the African Charter on Democracy, Elections and Governance

Adopted on 30 January 2007, by the AU Assembly of the Heads of State and Government and entered into force on 15 February 2012, ACDEG draws inspiration from several AU Declarations, Charters and Instruments including the AU Constitutive Act

The outgoing Chairperson of the African Union Commission, H.E. Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, joins the rest of Africa to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the adoption of the African Charter on Democracy, Elections and Governance (ACDEG). As the continent commemorates this major milestone at a time of increased quest for…

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2017 New Year Message of H.E. Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma Chairperson, African Union Commission (AUC)

The year 2016 has been particularly fruitful for the African Union Commission as it continues to work hard at the implementation of the first 10-year plan of Africa’s Agenda 2063.  We very pleased to see AU Member States and Regional Economic Communities intensify Agenda 2063 domestication. Certainly, a lot more…

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African Union Commission Chairperson approves the deployment of 40 short-term observers to the 7 December 2016 presidential and parliamentary elections in the Republic of Ghana

The short-term observers will complement the work of 4 core team of election analysts and 10 long-term observers who have been deployed in the country since late October 2016

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, H.E. Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, has approved the deployment of 40 short-term observers to the Presidential and Parliamentary elections in the Republic of Ghana scheduled for 7 December 2016. The short-term observers will complement the work of 4 core team of election analysts and 10…

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Egypt to host 7th AU High-Level Retreat of Special Envoys and Mediators on the theme: “Mediation Practices and Contemporary Wars”

This thematic focus is based on the observation that Africa’s, and indeed the global, conflict landscape is increasingly complex, evidencing a multiplicity of conflict types, actors and dynamics, as well as hybridity of motives, with political motives often dressed-up in extremist religious ideologies driven by violent identity-based factionalisms and transnational criminal agendas

The African Union (AU) will convene its 7th Annual High-Level Retreat of Special Envoys and Mediators on the Promotion of Peace, Security and Stability in Africa, in Egypt on 26-27 October 2016. The Theme of this year’s Retreat, “Mediation Practices and Contemporary Wars,” will offer participants an opportunity to reflect and exchange views…

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Regional Youth Consultations on African Union Project 2016 Commence

The Regional Consultations were inaugurated with the West African Consultation that opened today in Accra, Ghana with participants drawn from thirteen countries across the region

Under the theme, ‘Promoting Young People’s Rights Towards the Attainment of Agenda 2063’, four regional youth consultations are being organized across Africa over the next six weeks. The consultations are part of preparatory activities for the Fifth Annual High Level Dialogue on Democracy, Human Rights and Governance in Africa as…

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Members’ Safety Of Critical Importance to the Pan African Parliament 2

The recent involvement of four Honourable Members of Parliament (MPs) in a robbery and shooting is of grave concern to the Pan African Parliament (PAP)

The recent involvement of four Honourable Members of Parliament (MPs) in a robbery and shooting is of grave concern to the Pan African Parliament (PAP), says President of the PAP, Hon. Roger Nkodo-Dang. Addressing MPs in plenary during the second day of PAP’s sub-committee meeting, President Nkodo-Dang, said the Parliament…

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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…