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AUC to Celebrate the International Women’s Day

March 04, 2015

AUC to Celebrate the International Women’s Day

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Addis Ababa, 5 March 2015 - The African Union Commission (AUC) in collaboration with the Africa Ambassadors Spouses Group (AASG) and UNWOMEN will on 7 March 2015 organise commemorative activities to mark the International Women’s Day celebrated on 8th March every year.
The event at the AU headquarters will fall in line with the Year’s Theme: “Year of Women’s Empowerment and Development”.
Holding at the Multipurpose Hall of the African Union New Conference Center, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, activities will feature the following:

- Slide show of pictures of AASG’s Activities
- Welcome Remarks by the Chairperson of the AASG
- Statement by the Representative of Chairperson of the AUC
- Presentation on Best practices on women’s economic empowerment
- Donation to Fistula Hospital and Ebola Cases
- Signing of the Heforshe Campaign by UN Women

Attached is the draft program of the event.

Media representatives are invited to cover the Event at 12:00 on 07 March 2015.

For any inquiry, please contact:
Mrs. Esther Azaa Tankou, Directorate of Information and Communication, African Union Commission; Tel: +251911361185; e-mail: yamboue@africa-union.org
For further information:
Directorate of Information and Communication | African Union Commission I E-mail: DIC@african-union.org I Web Site: www.au.int I Addis Ababa | Ethiopia
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AUC to Celebrate the International Women’s Day
AUC to Celebrate the International Women’s Day