The Directorate’s mandate is to provide comprehensive planning and management of AU conferences and meetings. It undertakes this in close collaboration with the relevant Commission departments and directorates. The Directorate’s work includes providing translation, interpretation and secretarial services for conferences, as well as reproducing and distributing conference documents. Interpretation and translation services are provided in the organisation’s four working languages: Arabic, English, French and Portuguese.
The Directorate is composed of the Translation and Interpretation Divisions and the Coordination and Printing Units.