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11th Extraordinary Session of the Assembly

MEDIA ANNOUNCEMENT/ 11th Extraordinary Session of the AU 5th - 18th November 2018, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia online Accreditation for Journalists Now Available

November 05, 2018 to November 18, 2018

MEDIA ANNOUNCEMENT/ 11th Extraordinary Session of the AU

5th - 18th November 2018, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

ONLINE ACCREDITATION FOR JOURNALISTS NOW AVAILABLE

The Directorate of Information and Communication (DIC) of the African Union Commission (AUC) hereby announces that the online media accreditation process for coverage of the 11th Extraordinary Session of the African Union, scheduled to take place from 5th to 18th November 2018, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, has been launched on the AU website: www.au.int.

Journalists interested in covering the upcoming AU Extraordinary Summit should register through the following link: https://au.int/en/summit/extraordinary/11/accreditation

The accreditation deadline for the 11th Extraordinary Session of the Assembly is November 12, 2018.

Meanwhile representatives of the media are kindly informed that the 11th Extraordinary Session of the African Union is scheduled to take place as follows:

5th – 6th November 2018: Meeting of the Permanent Representatives’ Committee

14th – 15th November 2018: 20th Extraordinary Session of the Executive Council

17th – 18th November 2018: 11th Extraordinary Session of the Assembly of the Heads of State and Government of the African Union

Among other issues, the summit is expected to discuss: Update on the AU Institutional Reform process including reform of the AU Commission, mandate of the AU Development Agency (AUDA) and financing the African Union.

Journalists are invited to cover all the public sessions open to the media.

A detailed program of the statutory meetings during the 11th extraordinary session will be made available soon on the AU website www.au.int.

Journalist wishing to interview the AU leadership should forward their inquiries to the following contact:

Molalet Tsedeke, Directorate of Information and Communication, Tel: +251 911630631, E-mail: molalett@africa-union.org

For further information:
Directorate of Information and Communication | African Union Commission I E-mail: DIC@africa-union.org I Website: http://www.au.int

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