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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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Friday’s of the Commission Session dedicated to the World Humanitarian Day

On Friday 19th August 2016 the AUC Department of Economic Affairs and the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) through the collaborative initiative of the AUC department of Political Affairs held a session of Fridays of the Commission dedicated to current economic, financial, agricultural and humanitarian challenges facing African economies

On Friday 19th August 2016 the AUC Department of Economic Affairs and the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) through the collaborative initiative of the AUC department of Political Affairs held a session of Fridays of the Commission dedicated to current economic, financial, agricultural and humanitarian…

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The African Union Exhibits Key Achievements in Humanitarian Action at the First World Humanitarian Summit Exhibition held In Turkey Istanbul

The exhibition highlighted Africa’s challenges and experience in humanitarian action with stories that reinforce the collective spirit of solidarity and collaboration

The African Union Commission successfully participated in an exhibition at the sidelines of the World Humanitarian Summit, The exhibition highlighted Africa’s challenges and experience in humanitarian action with stories that reinforce the collective spirit of solidarity and collaboration that exist between the African Union (AU), Member States, Regional Economic Communities,…

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Statement by Chairperson of the Commission on the signing of the Sudan Roadmap Agreement

The Chairperson urges the Parties to sustain the momentum of the signing of the Roadmap by ensuring rapid progress in the negotiations that will now resume in Addis Ababa on a cessation of hostilities and much-needed humanitarian access for the Two Areas and Darfur

The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, welcomes the signing by the Sudan Liberation Movement/Army–Minni Minawi (SLM/A-MM), the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM), the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement- North (SPLM-N), and the National Umma Party (NUP) of the Roadmap Agreement developed in March 2016…

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Turkey is bracing up ahead of the first World Humanitarian Summit: H.E Erastus Mwencha will lead the African Union delegation to Istanbul

Turkey, the host of the first-ever World Humanitarian Summit will on 23 and 24 May 2016 be the center of attraction where most organisations dealing with humanitarian issues will converge to address global humanitarian crises including conflicts, pandemics, exodus of refugees among others. The African Union (AU) delegation to this…

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First World Humanitarian Summit: African Union is going to Istanbul with its own commitments to the continent and its people

The key concerns that the AU will be raising in the upcoming World Humanitarian Summit include the need for redefining the international humanitarian system…

The Head of the Humanitarian Affairs, Refugees and Displaced Persons Division in the Department of Political Affairs of the African Union Commission (AUC), Mr. Olabisi Dare, highlights the participation of the AU at the upcoming World Humanitarian Summit scheduled to take place on 23 -24 May 2016 in Istanbul, Turkey,…

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African Ambassador’s Spouses Group to organize "African Charity Bazaar " at the premises of the African Union Commission (AUC)

INVITATION TO REPRESENTATIVES OF THE MEDIA   What:                         The African Ambassadors Spouses Group - AASG - will be holding its annual "African Charity Bazaar” When:                         Saturday 12 March 2016 Time:                         9:00 am to 4:00 pm Who:                          The African Ambassadors Spouses Group - AASG in Addis Ababa Ethiopia…

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Opening of the second task force meeting for the establishment of the African Volunteer Health Corps (AVOHC)

The Second Task Force meeting for the establishment of the African Volunteer Heath Corps (AVoHC) commenced on 22nd February at the African Union Headquarters. The meeting  organized by the African Union Department of Social Affairs brings together participants from AU Member States, Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network (GOARN), International…