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Civil Society & Diaspora


The Citizens and Diaspora Directorate (CIDO) is responsible for implementing the AU's engagement with non-state actors through the involvement of the diaspora and civil society.


October 31, 2019

Freetown, Sierra Leone – The African Union’s Citizens and Diaspora Directorate (CIDO) held a coordination meeting on improved engagement between civil society and governments in Freetown, Sierra Leone.

October 29, 2019

High level meeting of African Ambassadors of main countries of origin of African migrants works in the Middle East and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)

August 06, 2019

Casablanca, Morocco, 6 August 2019: In line with the African Union(AU) theme of the Year 2019 "Refugees, Returnees a

June 15, 2019

The Standing Committee of the AU ECOSOCC, join hands as an advisory organ of the African Union to continue to call for peace to prevail in Sudan on the matter of peace and security situation in the country.
In its deliberations, the AU-ECOSOCC Standing Committee:

June 11, 2019 to June 12, 2019

The African Union – Economic Social and Cultural Council elected 10 cluster chairs to head the organ’s corresponding clusters which mirror the structure of the African union Commission. The election took place on Wednesdays 11 December 2018, during the 2nd Ordinary Session of the 3rd Permanent General Assembly of ECOSOCC held in Lusaka, Zambi

November 13, 2019 to November 14, 2019

Improve higher education and build stakeholder coalitions on education, respectively.

October 23, 2019 to October 24, 2019

THEME: “Recognition, Justice and Development”

September 18, 2019 to September 20, 2019

The Third Intercontinental Youth Forum will focus on the current challenge of rehabilitating and reintegrating (R&R) foreign fighters and other returnees.

August 05, 2019 to August 06, 2019

African Union Theme of the Year

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November 29, 2018
November 13, 2018 to November 15, 2018




Interview of Ahmed Albashir, Director for Civil Society & Diaspora of the AUC with Afro FM

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