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September 23, 2020

The Director of the African Union's Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, AfricaCDC, Dr John Nkengasong,

September 21, 2020

"To reiterate the call on all warring parties to immediately stop fighting and engage in a lasting ceasefire, to give

September 21, 2020

"To reiterate the call on all warring parties to immediately stop fighting and engage in a lasting ceasefire, to give

September 21, 2020

His Majesty King Letsie III Head of State of the Kingdom of Lesotho, African Union Nutrition Champion and also a cham

September 21, 2020

The African Union (AU) is initiating discussions with stakeholders on the implementation of African Union’s Ten Year

September 18, 2020

The advent of COVID-19 has exacerbated challenges in Africa's education system and reinforces the need for fit for co

AUC Chairperson

September 10, 2020

Addis Ababa, 10 September 2020.

September 04, 2020

4 September 2020, Addis Ababa:The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), H.E Moussa

AUC Chairperson Statement on the Occasion of the World Humanitarian Day
August 19, 2020

19 August 2020, Addis Ababa: The Chairperson of the African Union Commission H.E.

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February 12, 2020

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February 09, 2020

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  • Factsheet: Mobilizing Africa’s Workforce for Development
    Factsheet: Mobilizing Africa’s Workforce for Development
    June 24, 2020

    Background

    The African Union recognizes the critical role that Africa’s labour movement can play in the growth, development and prosperity of the continent. In 2009, through its Citizens and Diaspora Organizations Directorate (CIDO), the AU established the AU-OATUU (African Union-Organisation of African Trade Union Unity) partnership forum as part of efforts to implement the strategic pillar on Shared Values.

  • Factsheet: CIDO - GIZ Cooperation
    Factsheet: CIDO - GIZ Cooperation
    June 24, 2020

    Highlights of the cooperation with the GIZ-project “Support to the African Union on Migration and Displacement”

  • Factsheet: Interfaith Dialogue on Violent Extremism (iDove)
    Factsheet: Interfaith Dialogue on Violent Extremism (iDove)
    June 24, 2020

    Violent extremism is a global issue. Whether it has polit- ical, ideological, racist or religious roots, the problem of youth radicalisation affects African and European socie- ties alike. The common response of using coercive hard power to counter violent extremism has only limited ef- fect and comes at a high cost, both financially and in terms of human lives.

  • Factsheet: Fostering the Engagement of the Faith Community in Development
    June 24, 2020

    Background

    In recognition of the critical role that the faith community plays in peace, security and development in Africa and globally, the African Union Commission, through its Citizens and Diaspora Organizations (CIDO) Directorate, the directorate responsible for non-state actors, continue to foster collaboration with the faith community. This collaboration has been on-going since 2010 and has taken several formats:

  • Factsheet: Leveraging the Diaspora for Continental Transformation in Development
    June 24, 2020

    Background

  • Update on the ongoing Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Global Epidemic, Brief #23
    June 24, 2020

    Outbreak Update: Since the last brief (16 June 2020), 1,037,856 new confirmed1 coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases and 34,192 new deaths have been reported globally. To date, a total of 8,871,099 COVID-19 cases and 465,987 (CFR: 5.3%) related deaths have been reported from 215 countries and territories. No new country or territory is reporting cases or deaths for the first time this week.

  • COVID-19 Scientific and Public Health Policy Update – 23 June 2020
    June 23, 2020

    In addition to our Weekly Outbreak Brief on the spread of COVID-19 and the actions that Africa CDC is taking to help African Union Member States. Africa CDC shares a weekly brief detailing the latest developments in scientific knowledge and public health policy from around the world, as well as updates to the latest guidance from WHO and other public health agencies.

  • COVID-19 Scientific and Public Health Policy Update – 16 June 2020
    June 16, 2020

    In addition to our Weekly Outbreak Brief on the spread of COVID-19 and the actions that Africa CDC is taking to help African Union Member States. Africa CDC shares a weekly brief detailing the latest developments in scientific knowledge and public health policy from around the world, as well as updates to the latest guidance from WHO and other public health agencies.

  • Report: Financing the Union: Towards the financial autonomy of the African Union
    June 16, 2020

    1. The AU needs adequate, reliable and predictable resources to implement its programmes so as to achieve its development and integration goals. Successive Summits of the AU have since 2015, taken financial reform decisions, to ensure there is sound and predictable finances to address the historical challenges the African Union has faced. These are;

  • Update on the ongoing Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Global Epidemic, Brief #22
    June 16, 2020

    Outbreak Update: Since the last brief (9 June 2020), 813,112 new confirmed1 coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases and 30,776 new deaths have been reported globally. To date, a total of 7,833,243 COVID-19 cases and 431,795 (CFR: 5.5%) related deaths have been reported from 215 countries and territories. No new country or territory is reporting cases or deaths for the first time this week.

  • Africa Sovereign Credit Rating Review
    Africa Sovereign Credit Rating Review
    June 10, 2020

    This report is authored by the African Peer Review Mechanism, a specialised entity of the African Union, in collaboration with the African Development Bank and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa. It is a bi-annual publication on developments and trends in the area of sovereign credit rating services by international rating agencies among African countries.

  • Update on the ongoing Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Global Epidemic, Brief #21
    June 09, 2020

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  • Factsheet: Mobilizing Africa’s Workforce for Development
    Factsheet: Mobilizing Africa’s Workforce for Development
    June 24, 2020

    Background

    The African Union recognizes the critical role that Africa’s labour movement can play in the growth, development and prosperity of the continent. In 2009, through its Citizens and Diaspora Organizations Directorate (CIDO), the AU established the AU-OATUU (African Union-Organisation of African Trade Union Unity) partnership forum as part of efforts to implement the strategic pillar on Shared Values.

  • Factsheet: CIDO - GIZ Cooperation
    Factsheet: CIDO - GIZ Cooperation
    June 24, 2020

    Highlights of the cooperation with the GIZ-project “Support to the African Union on Migration and Displacement”

  • Factsheet: Interfaith Dialogue on Violent Extremism (iDove)
    Factsheet: Interfaith Dialogue on Violent Extremism (iDove)
    June 24, 2020

    Violent extremism is a global issue. Whether it has polit- ical, ideological, racist or religious roots, the problem of youth radicalisation affects African and European socie- ties alike. The common response of using coercive hard power to counter violent extremism has only limited ef- fect and comes at a high cost, both financially and in terms of human lives.

  • Factsheet: Fostering the Engagement of the Faith Community in Development
    June 24, 2020

    Background

    In recognition of the critical role that the faith community plays in peace, security and development in Africa and globally, the African Union Commission, through its Citizens and Diaspora Organizations (CIDO) Directorate, the directorate responsible for non-state actors, continue to foster collaboration with the faith community. This collaboration has been on-going since 2010 and has taken several formats:

  • Factsheet: Leveraging the Diaspora for Continental Transformation in Development
    June 24, 2020

    Background

  • Update on the ongoing Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Global Epidemic, Brief #23
    June 24, 2020

    Outbreak Update: Since the last brief (16 June 2020), 1,037,856 new confirmed1 coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases and 34,192 new deaths have been reported globally. To date, a total of 8,871,099 COVID-19 cases and 465,987 (CFR: 5.3%) related deaths have been reported from 215 countries and territories. No new country or territory is reporting cases or deaths for the first time this week.

  • COVID-19 Scientific and Public Health Policy Update – 23 June 2020
    June 23, 2020

    In addition to our Weekly Outbreak Brief on the spread of COVID-19 and the actions that Africa CDC is taking to help African Union Member States. Africa CDC shares a weekly brief detailing the latest developments in scientific knowledge and public health policy from around the world, as well as updates to the latest guidance from WHO and other public health agencies.

  • COVID-19 Scientific and Public Health Policy Update – 16 June 2020
    June 16, 2020

    In addition to our Weekly Outbreak Brief on the spread of COVID-19 and the actions that Africa CDC is taking to help African Union Member States. Africa CDC shares a weekly brief detailing the latest developments in scientific knowledge and public health policy from around the world, as well as updates to the latest guidance from WHO and other public health agencies.

  • Report: Financing the Union: Towards the financial autonomy of the African Union
    June 16, 2020

    1. The AU needs adequate, reliable and predictable resources to implement its programmes so as to achieve its development and integration goals. Successive Summits of the AU have since 2015, taken financial reform decisions, to ensure there is sound and predictable finances to address the historical challenges the African Union has faced. These are;

  • Update on the ongoing Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Global Epidemic, Brief #22
    June 16, 2020

    Outbreak Update: Since the last brief (9 June 2020), 813,112 new confirmed1 coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases and 30,776 new deaths have been reported globally. To date, a total of 7,833,243 COVID-19 cases and 431,795 (CFR: 5.5%) related deaths have been reported from 215 countries and territories. No new country or territory is reporting cases or deaths for the first time this week.

  • Africa Sovereign Credit Rating Review
    Africa Sovereign Credit Rating Review
    June 10, 2020

    This report is authored by the African Peer Review Mechanism, a specialised entity of the African Union, in collaboration with the African Development Bank and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa. It is a bi-annual publication on developments and trends in the area of sovereign credit rating services by international rating agencies among African countries.

  • Update on the ongoing Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Global Epidemic, Brief #21
    June 09, 2020

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