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African Union Commission Commemoration of International Women’s Day

Invitation to Representatives of the Media

What: African Union Commission commemoration of International Women’s day When: 08 March 2017  Theme: African Women, Especially Young Women Succeeding in the Changing World of Work: 50: 50 by 2063 Where: African Union Commission, Medium Conference Hall The programme for the day will be as follows:     Opening Ceremony …

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The African Ministerial Pre-Consultative Meeting on the Commission on the Status of Women Sixty First (CSW 61st)

The event was organized under the theme: “Women’s Economic Empowerment in the Changing World of Work”

The 61st Commission on the Status of Women (CSW 61), which will take place in New York next month is well underway. In preparation of this annual event, UN Women in partnership with the African Union Commission (AUC) held a two-day Pre-Consultative Meeting at the UNECA HQ in Addis-Ababa on…

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MoU between the AU Commission and Ecobank Foundation will Enhance Leadership and Development in the Public Sector

The agreement will see ECOBANK Foundation in collaboration with the African Union Commission, contributing to the development and delivery of the Leadership Development Program, with the aim of providing African civil servants with leadership development program

The African Union Commission and ECOBANK Foundation on Monday, 12 December 2016 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) sector in Africa. The agreement will see ECOBANK Foundation in collaboration with the African Union Commission, contributing to the development and delivery of the Leadership Development Program, with the aim of providing…

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The Fifth Annual African Union Dialogue on Democracy, Human Rights and Governance in Africa

The event was held in Arusha, Tanzania, jointly by the AU Organs with a human rights mandate

The High Level Dialogue (HLD) was part of the celebrations of 2016 as the Year of Human Rights in Africa with Particular Focus on the Rights of Women. The event was held in Arusha, Tanzania, jointly by the AU Organs with a human rights mandate. The Vice President of the…

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AU Congratulates Nigeria's Super Falcons for 2016 Women's Cup of Nations victory

The AU Commission Chairperson equally congratulated the Confederation of African Football (CAF), the Government and people of the Republic of Cameroon, as well as all teams for the magnificent organisation and participation in the 2016 Edition of the African Women Cup of Nations

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), H.E. Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma congratulates Nigeria’s women’s soccer team, the Super Falcons, for winning the 2015 Women's Africa Cup of Nations finals on Saturday, 3 December 2016, in Yaounde, Cameroon. This is the eighth time that Nigeria has claimed this victory.…

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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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28th Ordinary Session and 12th Pre-Session of the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child

The Joint Opening ceremony was convened under the framework of the African Year of Human Rights with special focus on the Rights of Women

The African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC) opened its 28th Ordinary Session and 12th Pre-Session on 21st  October, 2016, jointly with the 59th Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights, in Banjul, The Gambia. The Joint Opening ceremony was…