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June 29, 2020

The Department of Political Affairs of the African Union Commission (AUC/DPA) is organizing a webinar on “Examining t

June 28, 2020

Addis Ababa, 28 June 2020: The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, wishes to congratula

June 26, 2020

The European Union (EU) has provided EUR 10 million towards the implementation of the Africa Joint Continental Strategy for COVID-19 Outbreak. The funding is the initial contribution by Team Europe to the continental action against COVID-19.

June 26, 2020

President Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa of the Republic of South Africa, and Chairperson of the African Union (AU) convene

June 25, 2020

The African Union (AU), through the African Governance Architecture (AGA) Secretariat, in a joint project with the Co

AUC Chairperson

June 22, 2020

Le Président de la Commission de l’Union Africaine Moussa Faki Mahamat est vivement préoccupé par la grave crise q

June 16, 2020

Addis Abeba, le 16 juin 2020: Le président de la Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat exprime son indignation et sa préoccu

Deputy Chairperson

Chinese Ambassador Meets the Deputy Chairperson over the Attack on Africans in China
April 13, 2020

Following the reported incidents of brutalities and related injuries allegedly inflicted on Africans in Guangdong pro

March 05, 2020

The Deputy Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), HE Mr Kwesi Quartey, received United Nations (UN) Special Advisor to the Secretary-General on Human Security, HE Amb Yukio Takasu, at the AUC today.

March 05, 2020

HE Albert R Chimbindi, Ambassador of the Republic of Zimbabwe to Ethiopia and Permanent Representative to the African

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February 12, 2020

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February 09, 2020
February 09, 2020

A handy reference guide that provides key information about the AU System.

  • Science, Technology and Innovation Strategy for Africa 2024
    June 25, 2020

    On the Wings of Innovation, the AU Science, Technology and Innovation Strategy for Africa 2024 (STISA-2024) places science, technology and innovation at the epicentre of Africa’s socio-economic development and growth.

  • Tax Transparency in Africa 2020 Africa Initiative Progress Report: 2019
    Tax Transparency in Africa 2020 Africa Initiative Progress Report: 2019
    June 25, 2020
  • Factsheet: Mobilizing Africa’s Workforce for Development
    Factsheet: Mobilizing Africa’s Workforce for Development
    June 24, 2020

    Background

    The African Union recognizes the critical role that Africa’s labour movement can play in the growth, development and prosperity of the continent. In 2009, through its Citizens and Diaspora Organizations Directorate (CIDO), the AU established the AU-OATUU (African Union-Organisation of African Trade Union Unity) partnership forum as part of efforts to implement the strategic pillar on Shared Values.

  • Factsheet: CIDO - GIZ Cooperation
    Factsheet: CIDO - GIZ Cooperation
    June 24, 2020

    Highlights of the cooperation with the GIZ-project “Support to the African Union on Migration and Displacement”

  • Factsheet: Interfaith Dialogue on Violent Extremism (iDove)
    Factsheet: Interfaith Dialogue on Violent Extremism (iDove)
    June 24, 2020

    Violent extremism is a global issue. Whether it has polit- ical, ideological, racist or religious roots, the problem of youth radicalisation affects African and European socie- ties alike. The common response of using coercive hard power to counter violent extremism has only limited ef- fect and comes at a high cost, both financially and in terms of human lives.

  • Factsheet: Fostering the Engagement of the Faith Community in Development
    June 24, 2020

    Background

    In recognition of the critical role that the faith community plays in peace, security and development in Africa and globally, the African Union Commission, through its Citizens and Diaspora Organizations (CIDO) Directorate, the directorate responsible for non-state actors, continue to foster collaboration with the faith community. This collaboration has been on-going since 2010 and has taken several formats:

  • Factsheet: Leveraging the Diaspora for Continental Transformation in Development
    June 24, 2020

    Background

  • Update on the ongoing Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Global Epidemic, Brief #23
    June 24, 2020

    Outbreak Update: Since the last brief (16 June 2020), 1,037,856 new confirmed1 coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases and 34,192 new deaths have been reported globally. To date, a total of 8,871,099 COVID-19 cases and 465,987 (CFR: 5.3%) related deaths have been reported from 215 countries and territories. No new country or territory is reporting cases or deaths for the first time this week.

  • COVID-19 Scientific and Public Health Policy Update – 23 June 2020
    June 23, 2020

    In addition to our Weekly Outbreak Brief on the spread of COVID-19 and the actions that Africa CDC is taking to help African Union Member States. Africa CDC shares a weekly brief detailing the latest developments in scientific knowledge and public health policy from around the world, as well as updates to the latest guidance from WHO and other public health agencies.

  • COVID-19 Scientific and Public Health Policy Update – 16 June 2020
    June 16, 2020

    In addition to our Weekly Outbreak Brief on the spread of COVID-19 and the actions that Africa CDC is taking to help African Union Member States. Africa CDC shares a weekly brief detailing the latest developments in scientific knowledge and public health policy from around the world, as well as updates to the latest guidance from WHO and other public health agencies.

  • Report: Financing the Union: Towards the financial autonomy of the African Union
    June 16, 2020

    1. The AU needs adequate, reliable and predictable resources to implement its programmes so as to achieve its development and integration goals. Successive Summits of the AU have since 2015, taken financial reform decisions, to ensure there is sound and predictable finances to address the historical challenges the African Union has faced. These are;

  • Update on the ongoing Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Global Epidemic, Brief #22
    June 16, 2020

    Outbreak Update: Since the last brief (9 June 2020), 813,112 new confirmed1 coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases and 30,776 new deaths have been reported globally. To date, a total of 7,833,243 COVID-19 cases and 431,795 (CFR: 5.5%) related deaths have been reported from 215 countries and territories. No new country or territory is reporting cases or deaths for the first time this week.

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  • Science, Technology and Innovation Strategy for Africa 2024
    June 25, 2020

    On the Wings of Innovation, the AU Science, Technology and Innovation Strategy for Africa 2024 (STISA-2024) places science, technology and innovation at the epicentre of Africa’s socio-economic development and growth.

  • Tax Transparency in Africa 2020 Africa Initiative Progress Report: 2019
    Tax Transparency in Africa 2020 Africa Initiative Progress Report: 2019
    June 25, 2020
  • Factsheet: Mobilizing Africa’s Workforce for Development
    Factsheet: Mobilizing Africa’s Workforce for Development
    June 24, 2020

    Background

    The African Union recognizes the critical role that Africa’s labour movement can play in the growth, development and prosperity of the continent. In 2009, through its Citizens and Diaspora Organizations Directorate (CIDO), the AU established the AU-OATUU (African Union-Organisation of African Trade Union Unity) partnership forum as part of efforts to implement the strategic pillar on Shared Values.

  • Factsheet: CIDO - GIZ Cooperation
    Factsheet: CIDO - GIZ Cooperation
    June 24, 2020

    Highlights of the cooperation with the GIZ-project “Support to the African Union on Migration and Displacement”

  • Factsheet: Interfaith Dialogue on Violent Extremism (iDove)
    Factsheet: Interfaith Dialogue on Violent Extremism (iDove)
    June 24, 2020

    Violent extremism is a global issue. Whether it has polit- ical, ideological, racist or religious roots, the problem of youth radicalisation affects African and European socie- ties alike. The common response of using coercive hard power to counter violent extremism has only limited ef- fect and comes at a high cost, both financially and in terms of human lives.

  • Factsheet: Fostering the Engagement of the Faith Community in Development
    June 24, 2020

    Background

    In recognition of the critical role that the faith community plays in peace, security and development in Africa and globally, the African Union Commission, through its Citizens and Diaspora Organizations (CIDO) Directorate, the directorate responsible for non-state actors, continue to foster collaboration with the faith community. This collaboration has been on-going since 2010 and has taken several formats:

  • Factsheet: Leveraging the Diaspora for Continental Transformation in Development
    June 24, 2020

    Background

  • Update on the ongoing Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Global Epidemic, Brief #23
    June 24, 2020

    Outbreak Update: Since the last brief (16 June 2020), 1,037,856 new confirmed1 coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases and 34,192 new deaths have been reported globally. To date, a total of 8,871,099 COVID-19 cases and 465,987 (CFR: 5.3%) related deaths have been reported from 215 countries and territories. No new country or territory is reporting cases or deaths for the first time this week.

  • COVID-19 Scientific and Public Health Policy Update – 23 June 2020
    June 23, 2020

    In addition to our Weekly Outbreak Brief on the spread of COVID-19 and the actions that Africa CDC is taking to help African Union Member States. Africa CDC shares a weekly brief detailing the latest developments in scientific knowledge and public health policy from around the world, as well as updates to the latest guidance from WHO and other public health agencies.

  • COVID-19 Scientific and Public Health Policy Update – 16 June 2020
    June 16, 2020

    In addition to our Weekly Outbreak Brief on the spread of COVID-19 and the actions that Africa CDC is taking to help African Union Member States. Africa CDC shares a weekly brief detailing the latest developments in scientific knowledge and public health policy from around the world, as well as updates to the latest guidance from WHO and other public health agencies.

  • Report: Financing the Union: Towards the financial autonomy of the African Union
    June 16, 2020

    1. The AU needs adequate, reliable and predictable resources to implement its programmes so as to achieve its development and integration goals. Successive Summits of the AU have since 2015, taken financial reform decisions, to ensure there is sound and predictable finances to address the historical challenges the African Union has faced. These are;

  • Update on the ongoing Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Global Epidemic, Brief #22
    June 16, 2020

    Outbreak Update: Since the last brief (9 June 2020), 813,112 new confirmed1 coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases and 30,776 new deaths have been reported globally. To date, a total of 7,833,243 COVID-19 cases and 431,795 (CFR: 5.5%) related deaths have been reported from 215 countries and territories. No new country or territory is reporting cases or deaths for the first time this week.

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