Ministers of Finance, Economy and Integration call for more efficient and transparent African Institutions and Tax Systems to fight against Corruption and Illicit Financial Flows in Africa

April 18, 2018

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 16-17 April 2018: The Ministerial segment of the 2nd AU Specialized Technical Committee (STC) on Finance, Monetary Affairs, Economic Planning and Integration opened in Addis-Ababa on Monday 16 April 2018. The meeting was preceded by Expert Meetings from 12-14 April, 2018.

Communiqué on the Visit of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission to South Africa

April 14, 2018

Addis Ababa, 14 April 2018: The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union, Moussa Faki Mahamat, undertook a visit to South Africa on 11 and 12 April 2018, during which he met with President Cyril Ramaphosa, to discuss a wide range of issues linked to continental priorities. He took the opportunity to reiterate his condolences following the death of Winnie Mandela.

Statement of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission on the Airplane Accident in Algeria

April 11, 2018

Addis Ababa, 11 April 2018: The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, has learned with deep sadness the news of the airplane crash that occurred today in the Algiers area, causing many victims. This tragedy afflicts not only Algeria, but also the whole continent.

On this sad occasion, the Chairperson of the Commission expresses the deepest condolences of the African Union and his own to the people and the Government of Algeria, as well as to the bereaved families. He assured them of the full solidarity and compassion of the African Union.

Cyber Security and Cybercrime Policies for African Diplomats

April 12, 2018 to April 13, 2018

WHAT : The Department of Infrastructure and Energy is organizing a workshop on Cyber-security, Cyber-crime Policy & Diplomacy to be held from 11 to 13 April 2018 in AU HQ, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

WHO : in collaboration with Council of Europe, and Internet & Jurisdiction Network for African Ambassadors and Diplomats based in Addis Ababa.

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AUC Launches Online Knowledge Management Platform

April 10, 2018

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 10 April 2018: The African Union Commission has made its foray into the cyber world by officially unveiling its online Knowledge Management (KM) platform of the African Internet Governance Forum (AfIGF).

The Knowledge Management platform has been set up in response to the overwhelming request of the African Internet stakeholders especially during the 6th African and the Global Internet Governance Forums (IGF) held in December 2017 in Egypt and Switzerland respectively.

The Eighth Meeting of the AU-EU-UN Task Force at the Working Level

April 05, 2018

Addis Ababa, April 5th , 2018: The AU-EU-UN Task Force on the Stranded Migrants situation in Libya held the Eighth meeting of the Task Force on 29 March 2018 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The meeting was chaired by H.E. Madam Amira Elfadil, the Special Envoy of the Chairperson and Commissioner for Social Affairs and attended by the Head of the Anti-Illegal Immigration Authority of Libya. The meeting was also attended by the EU Deputy Head of Mission to the AU and the directors from the IOM and UNHCR.

Commemoration of the 24th Anniversary of the Rwanda Genocide

April 07, 2018

1. The Department of PoliticalAffairs(DPA) of theAfrican Union Commission(AUC), in collaboration with the Embassy of the Republic of Rwanda in Ethiopia and Permanent Mission to the African Union is organizing the 24th Commemoration of the Genocide against Tutsi in Rwanda at the AUC on 7 April 2018.

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Communiqué on the Meeting Between the Chairperson of the African Union Commission and the Minister of Infrastructure and Transport of Togo

April 04, 2018

Addis Ababa, 4 April 2018: The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, received yesterday the Minister of Infrastructure and Transport of the Togolese Republic, Mr. Ninsao Gnofam. The Minister delivered a message from President Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé, regarding the Single African Air Transport Market and the related decision of the January 2018 Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the Union appointing the latter as the Champion for this initiative.


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