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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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Consideration of new applications for ECOSOCC General Assembly by the Credential Committee: Eleven qualified candidates join the General Assembly

The meeting took place ahead of the General Assembly scheduled for March 2017

The Credential Committee (CC) of the Economic Social and Cultural Council (ECOSOCC) met in Hilton Ramses, Cairo, Egypt from 17-19 December 2016 to examine and appraise the applications submitted by the African civil organizations members of the 2nd ECOSOCC General Assembly. The meeting was chaired by the Head of the…

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2nd Africa Mining Summit (AMSII):Commissioner Acyl calls for Shared Benefits from Mineral Resources between Member States and Private Sector in Africa

The objective of the Summit was to enable delegates to establish valuable connections and relationship in a relaxed and professional environment

The 2nd Africa Mining Summit came to a close today in Dar es Salam. The Africa Mining Summit was comprised of a two-day conference including extensive presentations and panel discussions on all aspects related to the continent’s ongoing mining and mineral resource development efforts, an exhibition, a matchmaking 1-2-1 sessions,…

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The Operationalization of The Livingstone Formula: A bold Step towards Peace in Africa

The forum on the Operationalization of the Livingstone Formula is an essential part of finding workable solutions to ensure peace on the continent and silencing the guns attained even way before 2020

The ECOSOCC’s Peace & Security Council has officially rolled out the Civil Society Forum for the Operationalization of the Livingstone Formula in Lusaka, Zambia. The Operationalization of the Livingstone Formula is a consultative meeting that has drawn more than forty participants of various civil society organizations from the five regions…

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AU calls for greater investment in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics training

Dr. Zuma made this call while delivering her keynote address at the 4th Annual Global First Ladies and Business Summit, on Monday 19 September, 2016

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, has called for greater investment in the training and mentorship of young men and women in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Dr. Zuma made this call while delivering her keynote address at the 4th…

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African Union deploys Long Term Experts and Short Term Election Observers in the Republic of Gabon’s 27 August Presidential Election

The deployment of the AUEOM will take place in two phases

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission has approved the deployment of African Union Elections Observation Mission (AUEOM) to the Presidential Election scheduled to place in the Republic of Gabon on 27 August 2016. The deployment of the AUEOM will take place in two phases. The first phase comprises the…

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African Union Election Observation Mission to the Republic of Zambia’s 11 August 2016 General Elections

The objective of the AUEOM is: to make an independent, objective and impartial assessment of the 2016 General Elections

Following an invitation by the Government of the Republic of Zambia, the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), H.E. Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, has deployed an African Union Election Observation Mission (AUEOM) to the Republic Zambia from 1 – 15 August in order to observe the General Elections scheduled…

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East Africa Donors’ Coordination meeting encouraging Geothermal Investment commences at the African Union Headquarters

The East Africa Donors’ Coordination meeting commenced on Monday 13th June 2016. H.E Dr. Elham M Ibrahim, AUC Commissioner for Infrastructure and Energy met with Ambassadors, Gary Quince the Head of the EU delegation to the AU, H.E Mr. Bruce Shepherd of New Zealand, H.E Mr. Thomas Terstegen, Deputy Head…

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The 603rd meeting of the Peace and Security Council dedicated an open session to the theme: Prevention and Settlement of Border Disputes in Africa

The Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), at its 603rd meeting, held on 7 June 2016, in Addis Ababa, dedicated an open session to the theme: Prevention and Settlement of Border Disputes in Africa. Council listened to a statement delivered by Ambassador Smail Chergui, AU Commissioner for Peace…

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7th AFRICA AGRICULTURE SCIENCE WEEK (AASW) and FARA GENERAL ASSEMBLY, 13-16 June 2016, Kigali, Rwanda

The 7th Africa Agriculture Science Week (AASW) and the Forum for Agricultural research in Africa (FARA) are taking place from 13th – 16th June 2016 in Kigali (Rwanda). This event has taken place under the stewardship of H.E. Paul Kagame, President of the Republic of Rwanda, represented by his Prime…