Thirty Fifth (35th) Ordinary Session of the Permanent Representatives Committee (PRC) to officially open on Monday 22 January 2018 at the African Union Headquarters

January 22, 2018 to January 23, 2018

MEDIA ADVISORY/ 30th AU SUMMIT

Thirty Fifth (35th) Ordinary Session of the Permanent Representatives Committee (PRC) to officially open on Monday 22 January 2018
at the African Union Headquarters

When: 22nd – 23rd January 2018

Time: as from 09:00 am

Where: Medium Conference Hall - African Union Headquarters, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

The PRC will be officially opened by the Chairperson of the PRC, with welcome remarks by the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC) in the presence of the Deputy Chairperson of the AUC and the AU Commissioners, followed by a group photo of the Ambassadors with the Members of the Commission.

Who: African Union Commission

Theme: “Winning the Fight against Corruption: A Sustainable Path to Africa’s
Transformation”.
Objectives:
The PRC meeting is the first statutory meeting of the 30th Ordinary Session of the Summit of the AU, which will be held from 22nd - 29th January 2018. The PRC meeting will prepare the agenda of the AU Summit with appropriate recommendations for consideration by the Executive Council, scheduled to take place from 25th to 26th January 2018. The meeting will bring together all the Ambassadors of the 55 African Union Member States based in Addis Ababa and other key AU officials.

JOURNALISTS ARE INVITED TO COVER THE OPENING CEREMONY AND PHOTO SESSION OF THE PRC ON MONDAY 22 JANUARY 2018 AT THE AFRICAN UNION HEADQUARTERS IN ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA

Media inquiries should be directed to:
Mrs. Esther Azaa Tankou| Head of Information Division | African Union Commission | Tel: +251 (0) 911361185 | E-mail: yamboue@africa-union.org |
For further information:
Directorate of Information and Communication | African Union Commission I E-mail: dic@africa-union.org I Web Site: www.au.int I Addis Ababa | Ethiopia

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