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Tuesday 03 May 2016
Consultative meeting in Algiers on the start-up of AFRIPOL

Addis Ababa, 2 May 2016: The African Union (AU) Commission held in Algiers, Algeria, on 27-28 April 2016, the consultative meeting on the start-up of the African Un

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Tuesday 03 May 2016
Press release on PBF support to AU in Burundi: UN Peacebuilding Fund Finances African Union Human Rights Observers in Burundi

New York and Addis Ababa, 3 May 2016 – Thirty-two (32) African Union human rights observers will be able to continue their work in Burundi for another six months after the U

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Sunday 01 May 2016
AU Special Envoy for Western Sahara Concludes his Mission to the UN Secretariat and Briefs the UN Security Council on Western Sahara

Addis Ababa, 1 May 2016: Within the framework of his mandate, the AU Special Envoy for Western Sahara, H.E. former Presiden

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Saturday 30 April 2016
The Chairperson of the AU Commission welcomes the Formation of the Transitional Government of National Unity in South Sudan

Addis Ababa, 30 April 2016: The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, welcomes the appointment, by President Salva Ki

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Saturday 30 April 2016
Visit of AU High-Level Delegation to the Nordic Countries

Addis Ababa, 30 April 2016.  An African Union  High Level delegation led by the  Commissioner for Peace and Security, Ambassador Smail Chergui, and comprising notably the AU High Representative f

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Thursday 28 April 2016
African Union Welcomes the Return of Dr. Riek Machar to Juba

Addis Ababa, 26 April 2016: The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union [AU], Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, welcomes the return of the l

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Tuesday 26 April 2016
The African Union strongly condemns the assassination of Brigadier General Athanase Kararuza, Senior Security Advisor to the Vice President of Burundi and former Deputy Force Commander of MISCA and MINUSCA

Addis Ababa, 26 April 2016: The Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, strongly condemns the assassination

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Tuesday 26 April 2016
Statement by Dr. Tarek A. Sharif, Head Defence and Security Division Peace and Security Department at the consultative meeting on the start-up of AFRIPOL
  • Major-General Abdelghani Hamel, Director General of the Algerian National Security,
  • Distinguished Representative of INTERPOL,
  • Distinguished

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Monday 25 April 2016
Meeting of the Steering Committee of the AU-EU-RECSA project on the fight against the Illicit Accumulation and Trafficking of Firearms in Africa: Opening Remarks by Dr Tarek A. Sharif,Head, DSD

Your Excellency, Mr Theoneste Mutsindashyaka, Executive Secretary of RECSA

Distinguished Representative of the European Union, Mr. ROMANO Giorgio,

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Saturday 23 April 2016
African Union Commissioner for Peace and Security Receives New AU Special Representative for Counter-Terrorism Cooperation

Addis Ababa, 23 April 2016: The African Union (AU) Commissioner for Peace and Security, Ambassador Smail Chergui, today, at the AU Headquarters, received Lieutenant

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Monday 18 April 2016
African Union, Kofi Annan Foundation, and ICTJ Convene High-Level Discussion in Addis Ababa on Truth Commissions and Peace Processes

ADDIS ABABA, April 18, 2016—Today, the African Union, in partnership with the Kofi Annan Foundation and the International Center for Transitional Justice

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Sunday 17 April 2016
AU chairperson condemns attack by South Sudanese gunmen in the Gambela region of Ethiopia

Addis Ababa, 17 April 2016: The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, condemns in the strongest terms the criminal at

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Friday 15 April 2016
Commissioner for Peace and Security Holds Discussions with Swiss Authorities in Bern Switzerland

Berne, 13 April 2016: The AU Commissioner for Peace and Security, Ambassador Smail Chergui undertook a working visit to Swi

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Thursday 14 April 2016
Statement by Ambassador Tete Antonio Permanent Representative  of the African Union to the UN: United Nations Security Council open debate on countering Terrorism, in connection with the Agenda Item “Threats to International Peace and Security caused by Terrorist Acts”

Mr. President,

Allow me first of all to congratulate you upon your assumption of the Security Council’s

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Thursday 14 April 2016
590th PSC meeting decision on the situation of refugees in the Dadaab Refugee camps in Kenya

The Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), at its 590th meeting, held on 14 April 2016, adopted the following decision on the situation of Dadaab Refugee camps in Kenya:

Council,

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