Peace and Security Department, African Union, ending conflicts and sustaining peace in Africahttp://www.peaceau.org/Peace and Security, African Union, RSS FeedenWednesday 22 November 2017 Wednesday 22 November 2017 5Peace and Security Department, African Union, ending conflicts and sustaining peace in Africahttp://www.peaceau.org/images/logo-african-union-peace-and-security-by-kodjo-en.gifhttp://www.peaceau.org<![CDATA[Remarks by the Commissioner for Peace and Security at the UNSC Open Debate on the Maintenance of International Peace and Security: Trafficking of Persons in Conflict Situations: 21 November 2017 ]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/remarks-by-the-commissioner-for-peace-and-security-at-the-unsc-open-debate-on-the-maintenance-of-international-peace-and-security-trafficking-of-persons-in-conflict-situations-21-november-2017Mr. President,

 

On behalf of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, I want to thank you, for convening this important meeting under the agenda item ‘’Maintenance of international peace and security: trafficking of persons in conflict situations”.   

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2017-11-21 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/remarks-by-the-commissioner-for-peace-and-security-at-the-unsc-open-debate-on-the-maintenance-of-international-peace-and-security-trafficking-of-persons-in-conflict-situations-21-november-2017
<![CDATA[Statement of the Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union on the situation in Zimbabwe]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/statement-of-the-chairperson-of-the-commission-of-the-african-union-on-the-situation-in-zimbabweAddis Ababa, 21 November 2017: The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, welcomes the decision by President Robert Mugabe to step down from his position as Head of State following a lifetime of service to the Zimbabwean nation.

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2017-11-21 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/statement-of-the-chairperson-of-the-commission-of-the-african-union-on-the-situation-in-zimbabwe
<![CDATA[AU Commission Concludes Technical Meeting on the Reaffirmation of the Lake Tanganyika Boundary]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/au-commission-concludes-technical-meeting-on-the-reaffirmation-of-the-lake-tanganyika-boundaryAddis Ababa, 21 November 2017: The Commission of the African Union (AU), within the framework of the AU Border Programme (AUBP), organized a Joint Technical Meeting between the Governments of Riparian States of Lake Tanganyika; the Republic of Burundi, the Democratic Republic of Congo, the United Republic of Tanzania and the Republic of Zambia, from 13 to 17 November 2017, at the AU Headquarters. The meeting was held as part of the implementation of the decisions taken during an earlier session of the stakeholders, held from 10 to 12 April 2017, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to further the reaffirmation exercise on the Lake Tanganyika Boundary. 

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2017-11-21 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/au-commission-concludes-technical-meeting-on-the-reaffirmation-of-the-lake-tanganyika-boundary
<![CDATA[Communiqué on the meeting between the Chairperson of the African Union Commission and the Chargé d'Affaires of Libya in Ethiopia]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/communique-on-the-meeting-between-the-chairperson-of-the-african-union-commission-and-the-charge-d-affaires-of-libya-in-ethiopiaAddis Ababa, 20 November 2017: The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, today received the Chargé d'Affaires of the Embassy of the State of Libya in Ethiopia, Dr. Seddigh Elgwairy, to discuss the situation of African migrants in Libya, particularly reports of the auctioning of some migrants as slaves.

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2017-11-20 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/communique-on-the-meeting-between-the-chairperson-of-the-african-union-commission-and-the-charge-d-affaires-of-libya-in-ethiopia
<![CDATA[The Commissioner for Peace and Security Represents the Chairperson of the Commission at the U.S. Ministerial Meeting on Trade, Security and Governance in Africa ]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-commissioner-for-peace-and-security-represents-the-chairperson-of-the-commission-at-the-u-s-ministerial-meeting-on-trade-security-and-governance-in-africaWashington D.C., 18 November 2017: The Commissioner for Peace and Security, Ambassador Ismaïl Chergui, led the AU delegation to the ministerial meeting on trade, security and governance, convened by the United States Secretary of State, Mr. Rex Tillerson, on 17 November 2017, in Washington, D.C. The AU Commissioner for Political Affairs, Ambassador Minata Samate Cessouma, and the Commissioner for Human Resources, Science and Technology, H.E. Prof. Sarah Anyang Agbor, also took part of the Commission’s delegation to the meeting. 

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2017-11-18 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-commissioner-for-peace-and-security-represents-the-chairperson-of-the-commission-at-the-u-s-ministerial-meeting-on-trade-security-and-governance-in-africa
<![CDATA[Statement of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission on the plight of African Migrants in Libya]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/statement-of-the-chairperson-of-the-african-union-commission-on-the-plight-of-african-migrants-in-libyaAddis Ababa, 18 November 2017: The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, has learned with dismay of reports on the auctioning of African migrants in Libya as slaves. Following the communiqué of the Chairperson of the Union, Professor Alpha Conde, he strongly condemns these despicable acts which are at odds with the ideals of the Founding Fathers of our Organization and relevant African and international instruments, including the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights. 

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2017-11-18 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/statement-of-the-chairperson-of-the-african-union-commission-on-the-plight-of-african-migrants-in-libya
<![CDATA[Joint Communique of the 10th annual joint consultative meeting of the Peace and Security Council of the African Union and the Political and Security Committee of the European Union ]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/joint-communique-of-the-10th-annual-joint-consultative-meeting-of-the-peace-and-security-council-of-the-african-union-and-the-political-and-security-committee-of-the-european-unionOn 17 November 2017, the African Union (AU) Peace and Security Council (AU PSC) and the European Union (EU) Political and Security Committee (EU PSC) held their 10th Annual Joint Consultative Meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, as part of their regular dialogue within the framework of the Africa – EU partnership. The meeting was co-chaired by Ambassador Cherrif Mahamat (Chad), Chairperson of the AU PSC for the month of November 2017, and Ambassador Walter Stevens, Permanent Chair of the EU PSC. The Joint Meeting brought together Ambassadors of EU Member States and AU PSC Member States, as well as Senior Officials from the AU Commission, the EU External Action Service and Commission.  

 

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2017-11-17 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/joint-communique-of-the-10th-annual-joint-consultative-meeting-of-the-peace-and-security-council-of-the-african-union-and-the-political-and-security-committee-of-the-european-union
<![CDATA[African Union and EU delegations in meetings to discuss 3 important areas under their partnership]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/african-union-and-eu-delegations-in-meetings-to-discuss-3-important-areas-under-their-partnershipAddis Ababa, 15 November 2017- Trade and Industry Commissioner Albert M. Muchanga, yesterday, received the President of Estonia, Ms. Kersti Kaljulaid, at the AU Headquarters in Addis Ababa. Ms. Kaljulaid is also the President of the Council of the European Union (EU), while Commissioner Muchanga was acting on behalf of Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat, who is out of Addis Ababa on official business.

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2017-11-15 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/african-union-and-eu-delegations-in-meetings-to-discuss-3-important-areas-under-their-partnership
<![CDATA[Statement by the Chairperson of the African Union Commission on the situation in Zimbabwe ]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/statement-by-the-chairperson-of-the-african-union-commission-on-the-situation-in-zimbabweThe Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, is closely following the developments in Zimbabwe. He urges all stakeholders to address the current situation in accordance with the Constitution of Zimbabwe and the relevant instruments of the African Union, including the African Charter on Democracy, Elections and Governance.

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2017-11-15 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/statement-by-the-chairperson-of-the-african-union-commission-on-the-situation-in-zimbabwe
<![CDATA[The 734th meeting of the AU Peace and Security Council on the situation in the Republic of Guinea Bissau]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-734th-meeting-of-the-au-peace-and-security-council-on-the-situation-in-the-republic-of-guinea-bissauThe Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU), at its 734th meeting, held on 14 November 2017, received a briefing on the situation in the Republic of Guinea Bissau.

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2017-11-14 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-734th-meeting-of-the-au-peace-and-security-council-on-the-situation-in-the-republic-of-guinea-bissau
<![CDATA[Operational Conclusions of the 1st Joint meeting of the heads of intelligence and security services of the member states and organizations participating in the Nouakchott and Djibouti processes ]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/operational-conclusions-of-the-1st-joint-meeting-of-the-heads-of-intelligence-and-security-services-of-the-member-states-and-organizations-participating-in-the-nouakchott-and-djibouti-processes1.    The 1st joint meeting of the Heads of Intelligence and Security Services (HISS) of the member States and organizations participating in the Nouakchott and Djibouti Processes took place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on 10 November 2017.


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2017-11-10 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/operational-conclusions-of-the-1st-joint-meeting-of-the-heads-of-intelligence-and-security-services-of-the-member-states-and-organizations-participating-in-the-nouakchott-and-djibouti-processes
<![CDATA[Joint Communique - The African Union and the United Nations welcome the publication of the electoral calendar in the DRC and urge for consensus on the electoral process]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-african-union-and-the-united-nations-welcome-the-publication-of-the-electoral-calendar-in-the-drc-and-urge-for-consensus-on-the-electoral-processAddis Ababa, 9th November, 2017: The African Union Commissioner for Peace and Security Smail Chergui, the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region, Said Djinnit, and the Secretary-General’s Special Representative for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Head of MONUSCO, Maman Sidikou, met on 9 November in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to review the political and security situation in Burundi, the Central African Republic, South Sudan and the DRC. The meeting took place following the Eighth High-Level meeting of the Regional Oversight Mechanism of the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework for the Democratic Republic of Congo and the region held on 19 October, on Brazzaville, Republic of Congo and in the context of the United Nations – African Union Framework Agreement for Enhanced Partnership in Peace and Security signed by the Secretary General and Chairperson of the Commission on 19 April 2017.

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2017-11-09 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-african-union-and-the-united-nations-welcome-the-publication-of-the-electoral-calendar-in-the-drc-and-urge-for-consensus-on-the-electoral-process
<![CDATA[Visit of the Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union to the Republic of Sudan]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/visit-of-the-chairperson-of-the-commission-of-the-african-union-to-the-republic-of-sudan

Addis Ababa, 9 November 2017: The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union, Moussa Faki Mahamat, paid an official visit to the Republic of Sudan from 5 to 7 November. His delegation included the Commissioner for Social Affairs, Amira El-Fadil, and other African Union officials.

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2017-11-09 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/visit-of-the-chairperson-of-the-commission-of-the-african-union-to-the-republic-of-sudan
<![CDATA[Communiqué on the Meeting between the Chairperson of the AUC and the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Cooperation and Integration of the Union of the Comoros]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/communique-on-the-meeting-between-the-chairperson-of-the-auc-and-the-minister-for-foreign-affairs-cooperation-and-integration-of-the-union-of-the-comoros

Addis Ababa, 9 November 2017: The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, received Mr. Souef Mohamed El-Amine, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Cooperation and Integration of the Union of the Comoros, in Addis Ababa, on 8 November 2017.

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2017-11-09 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/communique-on-the-meeting-between-the-chairperson-of-the-auc-and-the-minister-for-foreign-affairs-cooperation-and-integration-of-the-union-of-the-comoros
<![CDATA[The 731st meeting of the AU Peace and Security Council - an Open Session on the theme: “The link between terrorism and transnational organized crime”]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-731st-meeting-of-the-au-peace-and-security-council-an-open-session-on-the-theme-the-link-between-terrorism-and-transnational-organized-crimeThe Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU), dedicated its 731st meeting held on 8 November 2017, to an Open Session on the theme: “The link between terrorism and transnational organized crime”.

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2017-11-08 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-731st-meeting-of-the-au-peace-and-security-council-an-open-session-on-the-theme-the-link-between-terrorism-and-transnational-organized-crime
<![CDATA[Statement of the Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union on the publication of the Electoral Calendar in the Democratic Republic of the Congo ]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/statement-of-the-chairperson-of-the-commission-of-the-african-union-on-the-publication-of-the-electoral-calendar-in-the-democratic-republic-of-the-congoAddis Ababa, 7 November 2017: The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union, Moussa Faki Mahamat, notes with satisfaction the publication by the Independent National Electoral Commission of the Democratic Republic of the Congo of the electoral calendar for the combined Presidential, Legislative and Provincial elections, now scheduled for 23 December 2018. He recalls that the African Union has consistently called for the timely publication of a credible and as consensual as possible electoral calendar, pursuant to the Political Agreement of 31 December 2016.

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2017-11-07 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/statement-of-the-chairperson-of-the-commission-of-the-african-union-on-the-publication-of-the-electoral-calendar-in-the-democratic-republic-of-the-congo
<![CDATA[The 730th meeting of the AU Peace and Security Council on the situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) decision]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-730th-meeting-of-the-au-peace-and-security-council-on-the-situation-in-the-democratic-republic-of-congo-drc-decisionThe Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU), at its 730th meeting, held on 7 November 2017, considered the Report of its field mission to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), undertaken from 22 to 26 October 2017 and adopted the following decision:

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2017-11-07 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-730th-meeting-of-the-au-peace-and-security-council-on-the-situation-in-the-democratic-republic-of-congo-drc-decision
<![CDATA[Visit of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission to Sudan]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/visit-of-the-chairperson-of-the-african-union-commission-to-sudanAddis Ababa, 5 November 2017: The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, started a two-day visit to Sudan today. His delegation includes the Commissioner for Social Affairs, Amira El-Fadil, as well as other African Union officials.

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2017-11-05 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/visit-of-the-chairperson-of-the-african-union-commission-to-sudan
<![CDATA[Visit of the Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union to the Kingdom of Morocco]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/visit-of-the-chairperson-of-the-commission-of-the-african-union-to-the-kingdom-of-morocco-1Addis Ababa, 4 November 2017: The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, paid an official visit to the Kingdom of Morocco from 3 to 4 November 2017. This was the first visit of the Chairperson of the Commission to Morocco since its widely welcomed return to the African Union.

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2017-11-04 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/visit-of-the-chairperson-of-the-commission-of-the-african-union-to-the-kingdom-of-morocco-1
<![CDATA[National and regional consultations on country structural vulnerability and resilience assessment (CSVRA) of Ghana]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/national-and-regional-consultations-on-country-structural-vulnerability-and-resilience-assessment-csvra-of-ghanaAccra, 3 November 2017:  The Republic of Ghana concluded National and Regional level consultations on Country Structural Vulnerability and Resilience Assessment (CSVRA) and Country Structural Vulnerability Mitigation Strategy (CSVMS), which were held from 24 to 27 October, 30 to 31 October and 2-3 November 2017, in Accra, Tamale and Kumasi respectively. In the framework of the implementation of the Continental Structural Conflict Prevention Framework (CSCPF) of the African Union, that seeks to facilitate a Commission-wide coordinated approach to conflict prevention, and as part of the implementation of the decisions of the Peace and Security Council (PSC) on Structural Conflict Prevention, the African Union Commission (AUC) provided assistance to the Republic of Ghana, in the conduct of CSVRA and its resultant CSVMS processes.

 

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2017-11-03 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/national-and-regional-consultations-on-country-structural-vulnerability-and-resilience-assessment-csvra-of-ghana
<![CDATA[AU hosts inaugural workshop engaging civil society in security and justice sector reforms]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/au-hosts-inaugural-workshop-engaging-civil-society-in-security-and-justice-sector-reformsAddis Ababa, 3 November 2017. The African Union Commission hosted the inaugural workshop of the project Enhancing Civil Society Engagement in Security and Justice Sector Reforms at Continental and Regional Levels. The workshop was held over a period of three days from 1 to 3 November 2017, in partnership with the African Security Sector Network (ASSN) and with the support of OXFAM and the Catholic Organization for Relief and Development (CORDAID).

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2017-11-03 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/au-hosts-inaugural-workshop-engaging-civil-society-in-security-and-justice-sector-reforms
<![CDATA[Communiqué on the Meeting between the Chairperson of the AUC and the President of the INEC of the Democratic Republic of the Congo]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/communique-on-the-meeting-between-the-chairperson-of-the-auc-and-the-president-of-the-inec-of-the-democratic-republic-of-the-congoAddis Ababa, 1 November 2017: The African Union Commission Chairperson, Moussa Faki Mahamat, met yesterday with the President of the Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI) of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Corneille Nangaa. This meeting was a follow-up to the meeting they had during the visit of the Chairperson of the Commission to Kinshasa, from 28 September to 1 October 2017

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2017-11-02 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/communique-on-the-meeting-between-the-chairperson-of-the-auc-and-the-president-of-the-inec-of-the-democratic-republic-of-the-congo
<![CDATA[Lake Chad Basin Commission and the African Union convene a Regional Stabilization Conference for areas in the Lake Chad Basin Region affected by Boko Haram activities]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/lake-chad-basin-commission-and-the-african-union-convene-a-regional-stabilization-conference-for-areas-in-the-lake-basin-region-affected-by-boko-haram-activitiesN’Djamena, 2 November 2017. The Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC) and the African Union (AU) organize a three-day Regional Stabilization Conference in N’Djamena, Republic of Chad. The Conference is themed “Supporting the development of a framework for a Regional Stabilization Strategy for areas affected by Boko Haram”. The Framework for a Regional Stabilization Strategy is the first step towards the development of a comprehensive Regional Stabilization Strategy which will drive and rationalize various initiatives aimed at stabilizing the areas affected by Boko Haram.

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2017-11-02 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/lake-chad-basin-commission-and-the-african-union-convene-a-regional-stabilization-conference-for-areas-in-the-lake-basin-region-affected-by-boko-haram-activities
<![CDATA[Visit of the Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union to the Kingdom of Morocco]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/visit-of-the-chairperson-of-the-commission-of-the-african-union-to-the-kingdom-of-moroccoAddis Ababa, 2 November 2017: At the invitation of the Government of the Kingdom of Morocco, the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, will pay an official visit to Morocco on 3 and 4 November 2017 for discussions with the highest Moroccan authorities. This visit, which will be the first since Morocco's return to the African family, will provide an opportunity to exchange views on a number of priority issues for the African Union.

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2017-11-02 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/visit-of-the-chairperson-of-the-commission-of-the-african-union-to-the-kingdom-of-morocco
<![CDATA[AUC Concludes Workshop on Enhancing PCRD through Partnership with RECs/RMs]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/auc-concludes-workshop-on-enhancing-pcrd-through-partnership-with-recs-rmsAddis Ababa, 31 October 2017: The Peace and Security Department of the African Union (AU) Commission, with the support of the Training for Peace (TfP) program, just concluded a three-day Workshop on “Enhancing Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Development (PCRD) through Partnerships with Regional Economic Communities and Mechanisms (RECs/RMs)”, in Harare, Zimbabwe. The workshop, held from 25- 27 October 2017, was also in line with the African Peace and Security Architecture (APSA) Roadmap 2016 -2020, which prioritizes the AU’S relationship with the RECs/RMs; and the Lusaka Master Road Map on Silencing the Guns in Africa by 2020 through the strengthening of institutional capacities at the AU, RECs/RMs in order to undertake effective post-conflict stabilization, peacebuilding and reconstruction.

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2017-11-01 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/auc-concludes-workshop-on-enhancing-pcrd-through-partnership-with-recs-rms
<![CDATA[ Statement of the African Union Chairperson on the Terrorist Attack in New York]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/press-release-statement-of-the-african-union-chairperson-on-the-terrorist-attack-in-new-york

Addis Ababa, 1 November 2017: The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, strongly condemns the terrorist attack that took place in New York City, on 31 October 2017, resulting in several deaths and injuries.

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2017-11-01 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/press-release-statement-of-the-african-union-chairperson-on-the-terrorist-attack-in-new-york
<![CDATA[The Chairperson of the African Union Commission addresses the United Nations Security Council on the G5 Sahel Joint Force]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-chairperson-of-the-african-union-commission-addresses-the-united-nations-security-council-on-the-g5-sahel-joint-force

Pretoria, 30 October 2017: This afternoon, the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, addressed, by videoconference, a ministerial meeting of the United Nations Security Council devoted to the consideration of the report of the United Nations Secretary-General on the G5 Sahel Joint Force.

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2017-10-31 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-chairperson-of-the-african-union-commission-addresses-the-united-nations-security-council-on-the-g5-sahel-joint-force
<![CDATA[The 728th meeting of the AU Peace and Security Council: Open Session on the theme: “The role of women in preventing and countering violent extremism in Africa”]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-728th-meeting-of-the-au-peace-and-security-council-open-session-on-the-theme-the-role-of-women-in-preventing-and-countering-violent-extremism-in-africaThe Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU), dedicated its 728th meeting held on 31 October 2017, to an Open Session on the theme: “The role of women in preventing and countering violent extremism in Africa”, in commemoration of the adoption of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security.

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2017-10-31 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-728th-meeting-of-the-au-peace-and-security-council-open-session-on-the-theme-the-role-of-women-in-preventing-and-countering-violent-extremism-in-africa
<![CDATA[Statement on the visit of the Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union to South Africa]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/statement-on-the-visit-of-the-chairperson-of-the-commission-of-the-african-union-to-south-africaAddis Ababa, 30 October 2017: The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union, Moussa Faki Mahamat, starts an official visit to South Africa, today. During this visit, which will conclude on 31 October, the Chairperson will consult with President Jacob Zuma, the Minister for International Relations and Cooperation, Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, and other senior Government officials.

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2017-10-30 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/statement-on-the-visit-of-the-chairperson-of-the-commission-of-the-african-union-to-south-africa
<![CDATA[Press Statement of the 723rd PSC Meeting on the humanitarian situation in the Sahel region]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/press-statement-of-the-723rd-psc-meeting-on-the-humanitarian-situation-in-the-sahel-region

The Peace and Security Council of the African Union, at its 723rd meeting held on 5 October 2017 received a briefing on the humanitarian situation in the Sahel region, with particular focus on Mali and Niger.

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2017-10-30 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/press-statement-of-the-723rd-psc-meeting-on-the-humanitarian-situation-in-the-sahel-region