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AU Supports EAC in Institutional Strengthening of the EAC National Electoral Commissions Forum

March 06, 2019

Nairobi, 6 March 2019: The Department of Political Affairs (DPA) of the African Union Commission (AUC) in collaboration with the East African Community (EAC) has convened a strategic meeting of senior officials of the EAC Forum of National Electoral Commissions from 6 to 8 March 2019 in Nairobi, Kenya. The strategic meeting aims at strengthening the capacity of the EAC National Electoral Commissions Forum order to be more effective and responsive to the needs of the Election Management Bodies (EAC) in the EAC Partner States.

ECOSOCC elects new Bureau Members at the 3rd Permanent General Assembly

December 12, 2018

12 December 2018 – Nairobi, Kenya - The Economic, Social & Cultural Council (ECOSOCC) of the African Union (AU) has elected Mr. Abozer Elmana Elligai from Sudan as its new Presiding Officer. Mr Elmana is the Vice-president and co-founder of Maarij Foundation for Peace and Development (MFPD), an international non-governmental organization based in Sudan. The election took place on Tuesday 11 December 2018, during the 1st Ordinary Session of the 3rd Permanent General Assembly (GA) of ECOSOCC held in Nairobi, Kenya.

‘We Must Step-up the Fight against Substance Abuse in the Continent’ Stakeholders declared at the African Union - ISSUP-NACADA International Conference on Drug Demand Reduction 2018

December 18, 2018

Nairobi, Kenya, 14 December 2018: The African Union Commission in partnership with the Government of the Republic of Kenya, through The National Authority for the Campaign Against Alcohol and Drug Abuse (NACADA), The International Society of Substance Use Prevention and Treatment Professionals (ISSUP) and the United States’ Government through the Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) held a conference themed “thinking globally, acting locally”, the first ever major African event focusing on the prevention, treatment and care for substance use disorders

The Pan African Institute for Basic Sciences Technology and Innovation awarded certificates to its 4th batch of Master of Science and 2nd batch of PhD students.

November 30, 2018

Juja, Kenya: On 30 November 2018, the Pan African University, Institute for Basic Sciences, Technology and Innovation (PAUSTI) organized the graduation ceremony of its 4th batch of Master of Science and 2nd batch of PhD students at the Graduation Square of the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Main Campus, Juja.
The ceremony was organized within the framework of the thirty second Congregation for the Award of Diplomas and Conferment of Degrees themed “Commercialization of research outputs and Innovations for Sustainable Development”.

AU-ECA High Level Conference on Africa’s Blue Economy

November 28, 2018

Nairobi, Kenya, 28 November 2018: The African Union in collaboration with United Nations-Economic Commission for Africa (UN-ECA) held a side event during the high level conference on Blue Economy themed “Africa’s Blue Economy: A continental Perspective”. The stakeholders discussed how to exploit the potential of Africa’s blue economy on a sustainable basis while highlighting the challenges and opportunities and how to increase youth and women participation in driving the Blue Economy agenda for Africa’s.

6TH AU Annual Humanitarian Symposium “ Year of Refugees, Returnees and Internally Displaced Persons: Towards Durable Solutions to Forced Displacement in Africa” , Nairobi, Kenya

November 26, 2018 to November 30, 2018
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Ministers of African Union Strategise on the Development of Tourism to achieve Agenda 2063 Goals

October 02, 2018

Nairobi, Kenya, 02 October 2018: The African Union Ministers responsible for Tourism endorsed the crucial role of the Tourism sector in the attainment of the main goals of the AU Agenda 2063 of continental integration, prosperity and peace. The Ministers affirmed their commitment to develop sustainable Tourism through the adoption of a sound continental Tourism Strategy framework with a view to enhancing the competitiveness of the sector and the establishment of an African brand.

The First Ordinary Session of the Sub-Committee on Tourism of the STC-TTIET Kicked off with Experts Session

October 01, 2018

Nairobi, Kenya, 01 October 2018: The African Union Commission (AUC), through its Department of Infrastructure and Energy, in collaboration with the Government of the Republic of Kenya opened today the First Ordinary Session of the Sub-Committee on Tourism of the Specialized Technical Committee on Transport, Transcontinental and Interregional Infrastructure, Energy and Tourism (STC-TTIET).


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