2018 CFTA Summit Media Announcement

March 06, 2018

MEDIA ANNOUNCEMENT/ AU AfCFTA EXTRAORDINARY SUMMIT
17-21 March 2018, Kigali, Rwanda

ONLINE ACCREDITATION FOR JOURNALISTS IS NOW AVAILABLE

The Directorate of Information and Communication (DIC) of the African Union announces that the online accreditation process for the coverage of the African Union (AU) Extra Ordinary Summit on the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), scheduled for 17 – 21 March 2018 in Kigali, Rwanda has been launched on the AU website: www.au.africa and the Rwanda website: www.rwandaevents.rw/au-media

The link for the Event is: https://au.int/en/CFTASummit2018

The accreditation form is linked inside and can be accessed directly at:
https://au.int/en/CFTASummit2018/accreditation

Journalists interested in covering the upcoming Extraordinary Summit on the AfCFTA should register through the following link:
https://au.int/en/CFTASummit2018/accreditation and / or
www.rwandaevents.rw/au-media

A media advisory note explaining all the detailed arrangements for media coverage of the Summit will be posted on the AfCFTA Summit web page: https://au.int/en/CFTASummit2018

Meanwhile representatives of the media are kindly informed that the African Union Extra Ordinary Summit on the AfCFTA is scheduled to take place as follows:

17 March 2018: Permanent Representatives Committee (PRC)

19 March 2018 18th Extraordinary Session of the Executive Council

21 March 2018: Extraordinary Session of the Assembly of the Heads of State and Government of the African Union.

Side events: African Continental Free Trade Area (AFCFTA) Business Summit will hold on 20th March 2018

Journalists are invited to cover all the public sessions opened to the media.
A detail programme of the public events will be made available as soon as possible.

Media inquiries and Interview request should be sent to the following contact:
Esther Azaa Tankou, Head of Information Division, Directorate of Information and Communication, African Union Commission, Tel: +251 911361185
E-mail: yamboue@africa-union.org / esthertankou@yahoo.com

Learn more at:
http://www.au.africa
https://au.int/en/CFTASummit2018