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Women, Gender & Development

Structure

The Women, Gender and Development Directorate (WGDD) is responsible for leading, guiding, defending and coordinating the AU's efforts on gender equality and development and promoting women's empowerment by ensuring that African countries comply with the AU Solemn Declaration on Gender Equality in

Activities

WGD May 29, 2019

Burkina Faso, Ouagadougou, 29 May 2019; A historic consultative meeting aimed at enhancing women leadership in peace processes and advancing the implementation of the Women, Peace and Security (WPS

WGD March 08, 2019

ADDIS ABABA, 8 March 2019 – Under the leadership of H.E Abiy Ahmed Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, the Ministry of Women, Children and Youth and the African Union Com

AUC Chairperson, WGD February 21, 2019

ADDIS ABABA, 21 February 2019 – The Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), H.E.

WGD February 14, 2019

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 14 February 2019-The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, H.E Musa Faki Mahamat, spearheaded two important initiatives during the recently concluded 32nd Ordinary Sum

WGD December 13, 2018

Addis Ababa, December 12 2018- The African Union (AU) Commission Women, Gender and Development Directorate, in collaboration with the Solidarity for African Women’s Rights (SOAWR), the United Natio

WGD
January 28, 2018

MEDIA ADVISORY / 30th AU SUMMIT

High-Level Working Lunch on Gender and Development Initiative for Africa (GADIA)

INVITATION TO REPRESENTATIVES OF THE MEDIA

WGD
December 04, 2017 to December 06, 2017

MEDIA ADVISORY

2nd African Union Specialised Committee (STC) on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment

INVITATION TO REPRESENTATIVES OF THE MEDIA

WGD
December 04, 2017

MEDIA ADVISORY

16 Days of Activism Against Gender- Based Violence Campaign

INVITATION TO REPRESENTATIVES OF THE MEDIA

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