Peace and Security Department, African Union, ending conflicts and sustaining peace in Africahttp://www.peaceau.org/Peace and Security, African Union, RSS FeedenMonday 23 January 2017 Monday 23 January 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[Joint Declaration by the Economic Community of West African States, the African Union and the United Nations on the Political Situation of the Islamic Republic of The Gambia]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/joint-declaration-by-the-economic-community-of-west-african-states-the-african-union-and-the-united-nations-on-the-political-situation-of-the-islamic-republic-of-the-gambia1.    Following the Decision of the Summit of the ECOWAS Authority taken on 17th December 2016 in Abuja, Nigeria, Mediation efforts, including visits to Banjul, were undertaken by the Chair of the Authority of ECOWAS Heads of State and Government, HE President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the Mediator, HE  President Muhammadu Buhari and Co-Mediator on The Gambia, HE former President John Dramani Mahama, along with HE President Ernest Bai Koroma to mediate on the political impasse with Sheikh Professor Alhaji Dr. Yahya A. J. J. Jammeh.

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2017-01-21 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/joint-declaration-by-the-economic-community-of-west-african-states-the-african-union-and-the-united-nations-on-the-political-situation-of-the-islamic-republic-of-the-gambia
<![CDATA[The 654th meeting of the AU Peace and Security Council on the post-election situation in The Islamic Republic of The Gambia]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-654th-meeting-of-the-au-peace-and-security-council-on-the-post-election-situation-in-the-islamic-republic-of-the-gambiaThe Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), at its 654th meeting held on 20 January 2017, adopted the following decision on the post-election situation in The Islamic Republic of The Gambia:

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2017-01-20 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-654th-meeting-of-the-au-peace-and-security-council-on-the-post-election-situation-in-the-islamic-republic-of-the-gambia
<![CDATA[The AU Commissioner for Peace and Security on a visit to Burundi]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-au-commissioner-for-peace-and-security-on-a-visit-to-burundiBujumbura, 19 January 2017: Ambassador Smail Chergui, AU Commissioner for Peace and Security, within the framework of his working visit to Burundi, arrived in Bujumbura on Wednesday, 18 January 2017. Upon his arrival, Commissioner Chergui proceeded to the Bujumbura Memorial, where he laid a wreath of flowers in honour of the Burundian soldiers of AMISOM, fallen in the line of duty in Somalia. He was accompanied by the Burundian Ministers of External Relations, Security and Defence, the AU Special Representative in Burundi, the Chief of Defence Staff of the Burundian Armed Forces and many senior officers. This symbolic ceremony was an opportunity for Commissioner Chergui to pay a solemn tribute to the Burundian contingents of AMISOM and to thank the Burundian Government for its invaluable contribution to the restoration of peace and stability in Somalia.

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2017-01-19 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-au-commissioner-for-peace-and-security-on-a-visit-to-burundi
<![CDATA[The AU strongly condemns the terrorist attack against the Regroupement Camp of Signatory Forces to the Peace Agreement in Gao, Mali]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-au-strongly-condemns-the-terrorist-attack-against-the-regroupement-camp-of-signatory-forces-to-the-peace-agreement-in-gao-maliAddis Ababa, 19 January 2017: The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, learnt with great dismay and deep sadness the odious terrorist attack on 18 January 2017 against a Camp hosting members of the Malian Armed Forces and armed movements, signatories of the Agreement for Peace and Reconciliation in Mali, issuing from the Algiers Process, which caused dozens of deaths and injuries among those elements grouped in order to carry out Joint  Patrols within the framework of the Joint Operational Mechanism provided for in the Agreement.

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2017-01-19 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-au-strongly-condemns-the-terrorist-attack-against-the-regroupement-camp-of-signatory-forces-to-the-peace-agreement-in-gao-mali
<![CDATA[Appointment of Ibrahim Mbaba Kamara as the new Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission and Head of the AU office in Liberia]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/appointment-of-ibrahim-mbaba-kamara-as-the-new-special-representative-of-the-chairperson-of-the-african-union-au-commission-and-head-of-the-au-office-in-liberiaAddis Ababa, 17 January 2017: The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), has appointed, today, Ambassador Ibrahim Mbaba Kamara, of the Republic of Sierra Leone as her Special Representative and Head of the AU Liaison Office (AULO) in the Republic of Liberia.

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2017-01-17 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/appointment-of-ibrahim-mbaba-kamara-as-the-new-special-representative-of-the-chairperson-of-the-african-union-au-commission-and-head-of-the-au-office-in-liberia
<![CDATA[The 648th meeting of the AU Peace and Security Council on the Draft African Union Master Roadmap of Practical Steps to Silence the Guns in Africa by the Year 2020 ]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-648th-meeting-of-the-au-peace-and-security-council-on-the-draft-african-union-master-roadmap-of-practical-steps-to-silence-the-guns-in-africa-by-the-year-2020The Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU), at its 648th meeting held on 16 January 2017, considered the Draft African Union Master Roadmap of Practical Steps to Silence the Guns in Africa by the Year 2020 and adopted the following decision

 

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2017-01-16 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-648th-meeting-of-the-au-peace-and-security-council-on-the-draft-african-union-master-roadmap-of-practical-steps-to-silence-the-guns-in-africa-by-the-year-2020
<![CDATA[The 649th meeting of the AU Peace and Security Council on the situation in Somalia and the implementation of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) mandate]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-649th-meeting-of-the-au-peace-and-security-council-on-the-situation-in-somalia-and-the-implementation-of-the-african-union-mission-in-somalia-amisom-mandateThe Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), at its 649th meeting held on 16 January 2017, considered the Report of the Chairperson of the Commission on the situation in Somalia and the implementation of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) mandate and adopted the following decision:

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2017-01-16 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-649th-meeting-of-the-au-peace-and-security-council-on-the-situation-in-somalia-and-the-implementation-of-the-african-union-mission-in-somalia-amisom-mandate
<![CDATA[The AU chairperson welcomes the lifting of the US sanctions on Sudan]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-au-chairperson-welcomes-the-lifting-of-the-us-sanctions-on-sudanAddis Ababa, 14 January 2017: The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma welcomes the lifting of economic sanctions by the United States of America on the Republic of Sudan. 

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2017-01-14 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-au-chairperson-welcomes-the-lifting-of-the-us-sanctions-on-sudan
<![CDATA[The 647th meeting of the AU Peace and Security Council on the post-election situation in The Islamic Republic of The Gambia]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-647th-meeting-of-the-au-peace-and-security-council-on-the-post-election-situation-in-the-islamic-republic-of-the-gambiaThe Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), at its 647th meeting held on 13 January 2017, adopted the following decision on the post-election situation in The Islamic Republic of The Gambia:

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2017-01-13 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-647th-meeting-of-the-au-peace-and-security-council-on-the-post-election-situation-in-the-islamic-republic-of-the-gambia
<![CDATA[Seventh Edition; February 2017 - Silencing the Guns by 2020: The practical steps and DDR interventions]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/seventh-edition-february-2017-silencing-the-guns-by-2020-the-practical-steps-and-ddr-interventionsDear readers,

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2017-01-10 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/seventh-edition-february-2017-silencing-the-guns-by-2020-the-practical-steps-and-ddr-interventions
<![CDATA[The chairperson of the AU Commission welcomes the political agreement on the holding of elections in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-chairperson-of-the-au-commission-welcomes-the-political-agreement-on-the-holding-of-elections-in-the-democratic-republic-of-the-congo-drcAddis Ababa, 2 January 2017: The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, welcomes the agreement reached by the Congolese political actors on 31 December 2016 with a view to holding free and fair elections in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). 

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2017-01-02 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-chairperson-of-the-au-commission-welcomes-the-political-agreement-on-the-holding-of-elections-in-the-democratic-republic-of-the-congo-drc
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<![CDATA[Press Statement of the Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), at its 645th meeting on the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/press-statement-of-the-peace-and-security-council-of-the-african-union-au-at-its-645th-meeting-on-the-situation-in-the-democratic-republic-of-the-congo-drcThe Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), at its 645th meeting held on 22 December 2016, agreed on to the following, with regard to developments in the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

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2016-12-22 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/press-statement-of-the-peace-and-security-council-of-the-african-union-au-at-its-645th-meeting-on-the-situation-in-the-democratic-republic-of-the-congo-drc
<![CDATA[Communique of the Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), at its 645th meeting held on 22 December 2016, adopted the following decision on the mandate of the AU High-Level Implementation Panel on Sudan and South Sudan (AUHIP): ]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/communique-of-the-peace-and-security-council-of-the-african-union-au-at-its-645th-meeting-held-on-22-december-2016-adopted-the-following-decision-on-the-mandate-of-the-au-high-level-implementation-panel-on-sudan-and-south-sudan-auhipThe Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), at its 645th meeting held on 22 December 2016, adopted the following decision on the mandate of the AU High-Level Implementation Panel on Sudan and South Sudan (AUHIP):

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2016-12-22 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/communique-of-the-peace-and-security-council-of-the-african-union-au-at-its-645th-meeting-held-on-22-december-2016-adopted-the-following-decision-on-the-mandate-of-the-au-high-level-implementation-panel-on-sudan-and-south-sudan-auhip
<![CDATA[Sharm El Sheikh Declaration on Silencing The Guns – Mediation Practices And Contemporary Wars]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/sharm-el-sheikh-declaration-on-silencing-the-guns-mediation-practices-and-contemporary-wars7th Annual Retreat of the Special Envoys and Mediators on the Promotion of Peace, Security and Stability, 26 - 27 October 2016 Sharm El Sheikh, Arab Republic of Egypt

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2016-12-20 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/sharm-el-sheikh-declaration-on-silencing-the-guns-mediation-practices-and-contemporary-wars
<![CDATA[The Chairperson of the African Union Commission strongly condemns the attacks in Turkey and Germany]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-chairperson-of-the-african-union-commission-strongly-condemns-the-attacks-in-turkey-and-germanyAddis Ababa, 20 December 2016: The Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, H.E. Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, is deplored by the assassination of Russia's ambassador to Turkey, H.E. Andrey Karlov (R.I.P.), who was killed in a shooting in the capital of Turkey, Ankara, in the evening of 19 December 2016; and the attack by a tractor trailer that plowed into a crowded Christmas market in Berlin on Monday night, killing 12 people and injuring at least 48 others on 19 December 2016.

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2016-12-20 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-chairperson-of-the-african-union-commission-strongly-condemns-the-attacks-in-turkey-and-germany
<![CDATA[The Chairperson of the African Union expresses his full support to the ECOWAS Summit Decision for a speedy, orderly and peaceful transfer of power to the new authorities in The Gambia]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-chairperson-of-the-african-union-expresses-his-full-support-to-the-ecowas-summit-decision-for-a-speedy-orderly-and-peaceful-transfer-of-power-to-the-new-authorities-in-the-gambiaAddis Ababa, 19 December 2016: The Chairperson of the African Union (AU), H.E. Mr. Idriss Deby Itno, President of the Republic of Chad, continues to follow with close attention the developments in the post-electoral situation in the Republic of The Gambia.

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2016-12-19 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-chairperson-of-the-african-union-expresses-his-full-support-to-the-ecowas-summit-decision-for-a-speedy-orderly-and-peaceful-transfer-of-power-to-the-new-authorities-in-the-gambia
<![CDATA[AMISOM launches Operation Antelope in Hirshabelle State]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/amisom-launches-operation-antelope-in-hirshabelle-stateJowhar, 17 December 2016: The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM)’s Burundi contingent has embarked on an operation code named ‘Antelope’ to open up key supply routes in the HirShabelle state.

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2016-12-17 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/amisom-launches-operation-antelope-in-hirshabelle-state
<![CDATA[“Violence against women and girls cannot continue unabated” AUC Special Envoy on Women, Peace and Security tells South Sudan authorities during Solidarity Mission ]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/h-e-bineta-diop-special-envoy-of-the-chairperson-of-the-african-union-commission-auc-on-women-peace-and-security-led-a-solidarity-mission-to-south-sudan-from-6-to-9-december-2016-in-the-context-of-the-campaign-to-end-violence-against-women-and-girlsAddis Ababa, 10 December 2016 – H.E. Bineta Diop, Special Envoy of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC) on Women, Peace and Security led a solidarity mission to South Sudan from 6 to 9 December 2016 in the context of the Campaign launched on 13th October 2016 by H.E. Dr, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Chairperson of the African Union Commission, with the central aim to restore the dignity of the women of South Sudan. 

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2016-12-16 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/h-e-bineta-diop-special-envoy-of-the-chairperson-of-the-african-union-commission-auc-on-women-peace-and-security-led-a-solidarity-mission-to-south-sudan-from-6-to-9-december-2016-in-the-context-of-the-campaign-to-end-violence-against-women-and-girls
<![CDATA[The AU and the Regional Economic Communities (RECs), Regional Mechanisms (RMs) and partners conclude a Security Sector Reform (SSR) consultation and planning workshop in Addis Ababa]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-au-and-the-regional-economic-communities-recs-regional-mechanisms-rms-and-partners-conclude-a-security-sector-reform-ssr-consultation-and-planning-workshop-in-addis-ababaAddis Ababa, 15 December 2016: The Security Sector Reform (SSR) Consultation and Planning Workshop for the RECs, RMs and partners ended in Addis Ababa on 15 December 2016.

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2016-12-15 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-au-and-the-regional-economic-communities-recs-regional-mechanisms-rms-and-partners-conclude-a-security-sector-reform-ssr-consultation-and-planning-workshop-in-addis-ababa
<![CDATA[Communiqué of the Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), at its 644th meeting on the terrorist attacks perpetrated in Cairo (Egypt), Mogadishu (Somalia) and Maiduguri (Nigeria) on 11 December 2016]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/communique-of-the-peace-and-security-council-of-the-african-union-au-at-its-644th-meeting-on-the-terrorist-attacks-perpetrated-in-cairo-egypt-mogadishu-somalia-and-maiduguri-nigeria-on-11-december-2016The Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), at its 644th meeting held on 12 December 2016, adopted the following press statement on the terrorist attacks perpetrated in Cairo (Egypt), Mogadishu (Somalia) and Maiduguri (Nigeria) on 11 December 2016:

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2016-12-14 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/communique-of-the-peace-and-security-council-of-the-african-union-au-at-its-644th-meeting-on-the-terrorist-attacks-perpetrated-in-cairo-egypt-mogadishu-somalia-and-maiduguri-nigeria-on-11-december-2016
<![CDATA[Communique of the Peace and Security Council on the post-election situation in the Islamic Republic of The Gambia ]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/peace-and-security-council-644th-meeting The Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), at its 644th meeting held on 12 December 2016, adopted the following decision on the post-election situation in The Islamic Republic of The Gambia:

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2016-12-12 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/peace-and-security-council-644th-meeting
<![CDATA[Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union condemns terrorist attack in Turkey]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/chairperson-of-the-commission-of-the-african-union-condemns-terrorist-attack-in-turkeyAddis Ababa, 12 December 2016The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, condemns in the strongest terms the twin bomb attack on police officers outside a football stadium in Istanbul, Turkey, late on Saturday, 10 December, which has killed thirty-eight people and injured many more.

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2016-12-12 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/chairperson-of-the-commission-of-the-african-union-condemns-terrorist-attack-in-turkey
<![CDATA[ Planning Meeting for the First General Assembly of African Union Mechanism for Police Cooperation (AFRIPOL): Statement by Dr. Tarek A. Sharif, Head, DSD ]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/planning-meeting-for-the-first-general-assembly-of-african-union-mechanism-for-police-cooperation-afripol-statement-by-dr-tarek-a-sharif-head-dsd
  • M. Hachichi Mohamed Tahar, General Inspector of National Security, Algerian Police,
  • H.E. Crispin Ondo Nkulu Mbasogo, General Director of Equatorial Guinea Police and Chair of the Central African Police Chiefs Cooperation Committee (CAPPCO),
  • Distinguished Representatives of the Chairs of the Eastern African Police Chiefs Cooperation Organization (EAPCCO) and the Southern African Police Chiefs Cooperation Organization (SARPCCO),
  • Distinguished Representative of INTERPOL,
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  • It gives me great pleasure to welcome you, on behalf of the African Union (AU) Commission, to the Planning Meeting for the First General Assembly of African Union Mechanism for Police Cooperation (AFRIPOL). 

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    <![CDATA[Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union condemns terrorist attack in Egypt]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/chairperson-of-the-commission-of-the-african-union-condemns-terrorist-attack-in-egyptAddis Ababa, 11 December 2016: The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, condemns in the strongest terms the terrorist attack that took place on 11 December 2016, at the Saint Peter and Saint Paul Coptic Church in Cairo, Egypt which killed more than 30 people and injured many others. 

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    2016-12-11 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/chairperson-of-the-commission-of-the-african-union-condemns-terrorist-attack-in-egypt
    <![CDATA[The AU calls for a speedy, orderly and peaceful transition and transfer of power to the new authorities in the Gambia]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-au-calls-for-a-speedy-orderly-and-peaceful-transition-and-transfer-of-power-to-the-new-authorities-in-the-gambiaAddis Ababa, 10 December 2016: The Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, continues to follow closely the situation in the Republic of The Gambia, in the aftermath of the presidential elections held on 1 December 2016.

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    2016-12-10 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-au-calls-for-a-speedy-orderly-and-peaceful-transition-and-transfer-of-power-to-the-new-authorities-in-the-gambia
    <![CDATA[Opening statement by Dr. Tarek A. Sharif, Head, AU DSD: Towards effective implementation of UN-imposed arms embargoes in Africa ]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/opening-statement-by-dr-tarek-a-sharif-head-au-dsd-towards-effective-implementation-of-un-imposed-arms-embargoes-in-africaAmbassador Alfred Dube, Director of the Institute for Security Studies' Addis Ababa office

    Excellences, representatives of African Union Member States and International Partners,

    Distinguished representatives of Regional Economic Communities,

    Distinguished representatives of the United Nations and International Organizations,

    Esteemed members of research and civil society organizations,

    Ladies and gentlemen,

             It is a great pleasure to welcome you, on behalf of the AU Commission, to the seminar on the effective implementation of UN-imposed arms embargoes in Africa. At the outset, I wish to extend our thanks and appreciation to the Institute for Security Studies for partnering with the AU Commission in organizing this seminar, and for its continued partnership over the years.

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    2016-12-08 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/opening-statement-by-dr-tarek-a-sharif-head-au-dsd-towards-effective-implementation-of-un-imposed-arms-embargoes-in-africa
    <![CDATA[The AU concludes the consultative meeting on clearance of Anti-Personnel Mines, Cluster Munitions, and Explosive Remnants of war in Addis Ababa ]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-au-concludes-the-consultative-meeting-on-clearance-of-anti-personnel-mines-cluster-munitions-and-explosive-remnants-of-war-in-addis-ababaAddis Ababa, 8 December 2016: The African Union (AU), concluded, yesterday, the consultative meeting on enhancing assistance and coordination in the implementation of article 5 of the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention (APMBC) and article 4 of the Convention on Cluster Munitions (CCM). The meeting was held, from 6 to 7 December 2016, within the framework of the AU Mine Action and Explosive Remnants of War (ERW) Strategic Framework.

     

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    2016-12-08 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-au-concludes-the-consultative-meeting-on-clearance-of-anti-personnel-mines-cluster-munitions-and-explosive-remnants-of-war-in-addis-ababa
    <![CDATA[The AU holds the second AU-Partners Consultative Forum on the Prevention and Combating of Terrorism and Violent Extremism in Addis Ababa]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-au-holds-the-second-au-partners-consultative-forum-on-the-prevention-and-combating-of-terrorism-and-violent-extremism-in-addis-ababaAddis Ababa, 8 December 2016: The African Union (AU) held the Second AU-Partners Annual Consultative Forum on Counter-Terrorism, in Addis Ababa, from 7-8 December 2016.

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    2016-12-08 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-au-holds-the-second-au-partners-consultative-forum-on-the-prevention-and-combating-of-terrorism-and-violent-extremism-in-addis-ababa
    <![CDATA[African Union Commission and Korean Government signs a Memorandum of Understanding on Korea’s Pledge of Level II Hospital to the African Union]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/african-union-commission-and-korean-government-signs-a-memorandum-of-understanding-on-korea-s-pledge-of-level-ii-hospital-to-the-african-unionAddis Ababa, 7 December 2016: The AU Commissioner for Peace and Security, H.E. Amb. Smail Chergui and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea, H.E.Yun Byung-se signed today, on the margins of the Korea-Africa Forum, a Memorandum of Understanding on the implementation of Korea’s Pledge of Level II Hospital to the African Union Commission. Korea’s pledge was made during the 2015 UN Peacekeeping Summit. 

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    2016-12-07 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/african-union-commission-and-korean-government-signs-a-memorandum-of-understanding-on-korea-s-pledge-of-level-ii-hospital-to-the-african-union