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29th Assembly of the African Union Highlights the Achievements the Commission and the Goals for 2018

The AU Commission Chairperson also projected the work to be done by the January 2018 summit

H.E. Mr Moussa Faki Mahamat, Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC) has used the opportunity of his first address to the Assembly of Heads of State and Government, to highlight actions undertaken since his Commission assumed office in March this year. He reported that as a first step, a…

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AUC Chairperson highlights four main issues during the African Union Executive Council meeting

In his first address to the Executive Council as Chairperson of the AU Commission (AUC), H.E. Mr. Moussa Faki Mahamat, focused on 4 main issues namely: the priorities of the African Union; progress in institutional reform, the need to speak with one voice and the link between decisions reached and the will to implement them.

The 31st Ordinary Session of the African Union’s (AU) Executive Council, under the theme “Harnessing the Demographic Dividend through Investments in the Youth” was officially opened today 30th June, 2017 at the African Union Headquarters, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, ahead of the 29th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of AU Heads…

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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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The 29th AU Summit kicks off with the 34th Session of the Permanent Representative Committee

This summit is historic, as it is the first summit with the full participation of all the fifty five African countries, after the admission of the Kingdom of Morocco during the 28th AU Assembly in January this year

Under the theme of “Harnessing the Demographic Dividend through Investments in the Youth”, the 29th African Union Summit opened Tuesday 27 June 2017, at the  African Union Headquarters, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, with the Thirty Fourth (34th) Ordinary Session of the Permanent Representatives’ Committee (PRC). The opening ceremony took place in…

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The African Union Commission is hosting the 5th Meeting of the Continental Free Trade Area Negotiating Forum (CFTA-NF)

The meeting is being attended by Senior Trade Officials from Member States and Trade Experts from the Regional Economic Communities (RECs) and other members of the Continental Task Force such as UNECA, UNCTAD and AfDB

The African Union Commission (AUC) is hosting the 5th Meeting of the Continental Free Trade Area Negotiating Forum (CFTA-NF) from 27 February - 04 March 2017. The meeting is preceded by an Orientation workshop (27 – 28 February 2017) to provide the CFTA negotiators with the results of the requested…

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The 30th Ordinary Session of the African Union Executive Council kicks off in Addis Ababa

For three days, the Ministers of External Affairs and other ministers or authorities designated by the governments of AU Member States will deliberate on the different reports of the Specialized Technical Committee (STCs) ministerial meetings organised by the AU Commission during the last six months

The African Union (AU) Executive Council has emphasised the need for Africa to boost investment in Africa’s youth by promoting transformative and inclusive development agendas aimed at recognising the efforts by the youth in entrepreneurship and innovation. This was stated during the opening of the 30th Ordinary Session of the…

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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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Twenty-Eighth Ordinary Session of the Summit of the African Union expected to elect a new Chairperson for the AU Commission

From the 22nd to the 31st of January 2017 January 2017, the Union will hold its 28th Ordinary session under the theme ‘harnessing the demographic dividend through investments in the youth’

The African Union summit holds January every year at the African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. From the 22nd to the 31st of January 2017 January 2017, the Union will hold its 28th Ordinary session under the theme ‘harnessing the demographic dividend through investments in the youth’. The summit…

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Continental Youth Consultation on the AU Transitional Justice Policy (AUTJP) in Nairobi, Kenya

The Continental Youth Consultation on Transitional Justice is one of the ongoing series of bilateral meetings between the AUC- DPA and stakeholders as part of the agreed work plan for 2016 to finalize the proposed AU Transitional Justice Policy

What: Continental Youth Consultation on the Draft AU Transitional Justice Policy Who: Organized by the Department of Political Affairs of the African Union Commission (AUC DPA) with technical support of the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR). When: 14th-15th November, 2016 Where: Eka Hotel, Nairobi - Kenya…