Thirty First Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the Union

July 01, 2018 to July 02, 2018

Thirty First Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the Union

MEDIA ADVISORY

Opening Session of the meeting of the Assembly of the African Union

What: Meeting of the 31st Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union
Highlights for journalists
▪ Coverage of the opening and of the Assembly meeting. The speakers will be:
Mr. Paul Kagame, President of the Republic of Rwanda and Chairperson of the African Union
Mr. Mohammed Ould Abdel Aziz of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania
Mr. Moussa Faki Mahamat, Chairperson of the African Union Commission
Mr. Ahmed Aboul Gheit, Secretary General of the Arab League
Ms. Amina J Mohammed, Deputy Secretary General of the United Nations
Mr. Mahmoud Abbas; President of the State of Palestine
▪ Group photograph
▪ Interview opportunities

When: 01 July 2018

Where: The new conference center: Nouakchott Mauritania

Who: The summit is hosted by the African Union. The Assembly is the supreme organ of the Union

Journalists are invited to arrive early at the summit venue to cover the meeting which starts at 9:00am.

For additional information on the meeting:
Mrs. Wynne Musabayana, Head of Communication Division; African Union Commission;
E-mail: MUSABAYANAW@africa-union.org

Media and interview contacts:
Mr. Molalet Tsedeke, Directorate of Information and Communication, AU Commission; E-mail: molalett@africa-union.org;

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