Livingstone, Zambia, March 25, 2019: A Four days training on Law and policy training on African Humanitarian Architecture has commenced in Livingstone, Republic of Zambia, in line with the African Union theme for 2019, “The Year of Refugees, Returnees and Internally Displaced Persons:Towards Durable Solutions to Forced Displacement in Africa”.
Livingston, Zambia, 3 December 2018: At the invitation of the President of the Bureau of the African Civil Aviation Commission (AFCAC), the Director for Infrastructure and Energy, Mr. Cheikh Bedda, led an African Union Commission (AUC) delegation to Livingston, Zambia, to assist with the election of a new Secretary General of AFCAC.
Lusaka, Zambia, 25 September 2018 - The African Union Commission (AUC) through the Department of Trade and Industry hosted the inaugural African Union Workshop on Strengthening Regional Trade Policy Dialogue Platforms from 25TH to 28TH September 2018. This innovative event, designed in partnership with COMESA and GIZ’s support, aims at strengthening dialogue and inclusiveness in trade policy making processes.
Lusaka, Zambia, February 28, 2018: The African Union Commission is holding the Regional Workshop on Accelerated Domestication of the AU Malabo Declaration by Member States and Regional Economic Communities. The AUC through the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP), has been supporting countries to implement the decisions of the AU 2014 Malabo Declaration on Africa Accelerated Agricultural Growth and Transformation (3AGT), by domesticating them into country specific National Agriculture Investment plans.
Lusaka, Zambia, 01 November 2017: The African Governance Architecture Secretariat based at the Department of Political Affairs of the African Union Commission is convening the 2017 Gender Pre-forum to the High Level Dialogue Democracy, Human Rights and Governance under the theme, Building on Progress, Sustaining the Gains: Enhancing Young Women’s Participation in Political Processes in Africa.
Lusaka, Zambia – 7 November 2017. The Department of Trade and Industry of the African Union Commissionis organizing the 1st African Union Symposium on Special Economic Zones (SEZs) and Industrial Development from 7 to 10 November 2017. The objective of the forum is to provide a platform for policy makers, practitioners, financial institutions, investors and academia to exchange views and experiences on how SEZs can be utilized as vehicles for industrialization in African countries. Particular emphasis will be placed on environmental-friendly manufacturing SEZs promotion.
Zambia, Lusaka August 28, 2017 – The African Union Commission (AUC), the Government of Zambia, the Forum of African Women Educationalists (FAWE), the Association for the Development of Education in Africa, UNESCO, Plan International, UN WOMEN, UNICEF and Microsoft Philanthropies co-convened from the Inaugural Conference on Girls’ Education in Africa, which was held from the 23rd to the 24th of August 2017.
Lusaka, 21 July 2017- Southern African countries met on Thursday and Friday to operationalize the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention’s (Africa CDC) Regional Collaborating Centres (RCC) in Lusaka, Zambia to improve surveillance, emergency response and prevention of infectious and non-communicable diseases. The Africa CDC is working to harness the public health assets that already exist in the region including universities, national public health institutes, private laboratories, centres of excellence, non-governmental organisations and veterinary networks.