LAUNCHING OF THE STUDY ON BENEFITS AND CHALLENGES OF FREE MOVEMENT OF PERSONS IN AFRICA
What: The study will further enhance and popularization of the Free Movement Protocol and serve as a supplementary reference on the advantages of Free Movement of Persons in Africa.
Where: African Union Commission (Small Conference Hall 2), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
When: Monday 23rd July 2018 from 9:30AM-12:00PM EAT
Addis Ababa, 16 July 2018: The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, undertook a 48-hour official visit to Cameroon from 12 to 14 July 2018. During his stay, he was received by President Paul Biya, with whom he had a long and substantive exchange of views during a one-to-one meeting followed by a working lunch. He also met with Prime Minister Philemon Yang and Minister of External Relations Lejeune Mbella Mbella.
JOINT PRESS RELEASE
Addis Ababa, 11 July 2018
In Africa, government action is key to overcoming challenges related to growth, jobs and inequalities, according to the new joint report by the African Union Commission
and the OECD Development Centre
Addis Ababa, 20 June 2018: The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, welcomes the recent positive developments in the relations between Eritrea and Ethiopia. He notes in this respect the announcement made by Ethiopia on 5 June 2018, expressing its commitment to the full implementation of the Algiers Peace Agreement of 12 December 2000, as well as the decision of President Isaias Afwerki of the State of Eritrea, on 20 June 2018, to dispatch a delegation to Addis Ababa for constructive engagement with Ethiopia, which was welcomed by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed.
Addis Ababa, 20 June 2018: The Department of Political Affairs of the African Union Commission (AUC) has deployed a five (5)-persons independent electoral assistance mission in Zimbabwe from 15 June 2018 to 8 July 2018 to provide technical support to the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC). The mission has been deployed in response to the request for technical assistance made by the ZEC during the visit to Zimbabwe by the AUC leadership in February 2018 led by the Chairperson, H.E. Moussa Faki Mahamat.
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 19 June, 2018: The Sustainable Development Goals Center for Africa (SDGC/A) launched the Africa SDG Index and Dashboards 2018 Report, in partnership with the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN). The launch was held at the Africa Union Conference Center in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The 2018 report was presented to Ambassadors and Permanent Representatives of the African Union, UN agencies, government officials and other stakeholders.
Celebration of African Day of Seas and Oceans and Meeting of the Strategic Task Force on 2050 Africa’s Integrated
Maritime Strategy (AIM 2050)
30 and 31 May, 2018
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
AMB. (DR.) NAMIRA NEGM, LEGAL COUNSEL,
AFRICAN UNION COMMISSION
Ladies and Gentlemen,
On behalf of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, H.E. Mr. Moussa Faki Mahamat, it is my pleasure to welcome you to the third Celebration of African Day of Seas and Oceans.
Addis Abeba, 08 June 2018 – Mr. Vang’Sy Claude Mounthault, as the first Representative of the Agency for Safety of Air Navigation in Africa and Madagascar (ASECNA) to AU presented his credentials to the Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, H.E. Moussa Faki Mahamat at the AU Commission Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.