Peace and Security Department, African Union, ending conflicts and sustaining peace in Africahttp://www.peaceau.org/Peace and Security, African Union, RSS FeedenMonday 24 April 2017 Monday 24 April 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[Press Statement of the 680th PSC meeting on the Operations of the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) against Boko Haram terrorist group]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/press-statement-of-the-680th-psc-meeting-of-mnjtfPRESS STATEMENT


The Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU), at its 680th meeting held on 18 April 2017, was briefed by the AU Commission and by the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC) on the Operations of the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) against Boko Haram terrorist group. Council also took note of the statements made by the representatives of Ethiopia (in its capacity as an African Member of the United Nations Security Council (A3)), Liberia (in its capacity as the Chairperson of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the European Union and the United Nations. 

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2017-04-21 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/press-statement-of-the-680th-psc-meeting-of-mnjtf
<![CDATA[AUC holds 1st Consultative and Coordination Meeting of AMISOM Police Contributing Countries]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/auc-holds-1st-consultative-and-coordination-meeting-of-amisom-police-contributing-countriesAddis Ababa, 20 April 2017: As part of ongoing concerted efforts to facilitate the growth and development of African Union police and policing for Peace Support Operations (PSOs), the Commission of the African Union (AU), in partnership with the GIZ African Union Office (GIZAUO), held the First Consultative and Coordination Meeting of Police Contributing Countries (PCCs), to the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), on 11 April 2017, at the AU Headquarters, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. 

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2017-04-20 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/auc-holds-1st-consultative-and-coordination-meeting-of-amisom-police-contributing-countries
<![CDATA[Communique of the 679th PSC Meeting on the draft Strategic Concept of Operations (CONOPs) of the Joint Force of the G5 Sahel]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/communique-of-the-679th-psc-meeting-on-the-draft-strategic-concept-of-operations-conops-of-the-joint-force-of-the-g5-sahelThe Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU), at its 679th meeting held on 13 April 2017, adopted the following decision on the draft Strategic Concept of Operations (CONOPs) of the Joint Force of the G5 Sahel:

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2017-04-13 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/communique-of-the-679th-psc-meeting-on-the-draft-strategic-concept-of-operations-conops-of-the-joint-force-of-the-g5-sahel
<![CDATA[Reaffirmation of the Lake Tanganyika Boundary]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/press-statement-reaffirmation-of-the-lake-tanganyika-boundaryAddis Ababa, 12 April 2017: The African Union Commission (AUC) convened a Joint Technical meeting of the Lake Tanganyika riparian Member states; namely the Republic of Burundi, the Democratic Republic of Congo, the United Republic of Tanzania and the Republic of Zambia from 10-12 April 2017. The objective of the meeting was to agree on the methodology that would culminate in the reaffirmation of the international boundaries in Lake Tanganyika. The invitation was also extended to the Republic of Malawi and the Republic of Mozambique to share their experiences in the delimitation of their boundary in Lake Malawi/Lake Nyassa.

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2017-04-12 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/press-statement-reaffirmation-of-the-lake-tanganyika-boundary
<![CDATA[Communique of the 678th PSC Meeting on Preventing ideology of genocide in Africa]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/communique-of-the-678th-psc-meeting-on-preventing-ideology-of-genocide-in-africa The Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU), at its 678th meeting held on 11 April 2017, received a briefing on the prevention of hate crimes and the ideology of genocide in Africa and adopted the following decision:

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2017-04-11 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/communique-of-the-678th-psc-meeting-on-preventing-ideology-of-genocide-in-africa
<![CDATA[The African Union strongly condemns the terrorist attacks in Egypt, Somalia and Mali]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-african-union-strongly-condemns-the-terrorist-attacks-in-egypt-somalia-and-maliAddis Ababa, Ethiopia – 10 April 2017: The Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, H.E. Mr. Moussa Faki Mahamat, strongly condemns the attacks targeting Coptic Churches in Tanta and Alexandria in Egypt, which happened on 9 April 2017, resulting in the death of dozens of worshippers and many injured. 

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2017-04-10 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-african-union-strongly-condemns-the-terrorist-attacks-in-egypt-somalia-and-mali
<![CDATA[The AU High Level Implementation Panel (AUHIP) completes a three-day visit in Khartoum, Sudan]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-au-high-level-implementation-panel-auhip-completes-a-three-day-visit-in-khartoum-sudanThe AUHIP led by former President Thabo Mbeki concluded its visit to Khartoum on 9 April 2017, where it held extensive discussions with the President of the Republic Omar Hassan Al-Bashir, the First Vice President and National Prime Minister, Lt. General Bakri Hassan Salih, as well as senior government ministers and officials.

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2017-04-09 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-au-high-level-implementation-panel-auhip-completes-a-three-day-visit-in-khartoum-sudan
<![CDATA[The African Union strongly condemns the terrorist attacks in Somalia and Sweden]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-african-union-strongly-condemns-the-terrorist-attacks-in-somalia-and-swedenAddis Ababa, Ethiopia – 08 April 2017: The Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, H.E. Mr. Moussa Faki Mahamat, strongly condemns the terrorist attack at a restaurant in Mogadishu, Somalia, which occurred on 5 April 2017, in which several people were killed and others injured.

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2017-04-08 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-african-union-strongly-condemns-the-terrorist-attacks-in-somalia-and-sweden
<![CDATA[Communique of the 673rd PSC meeting on the situation in Darfur and the activities of the AU-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur ]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/communique-of-the-673rd-psc-meeting-on-the-situation-in-darfur-and-the-activities-of-the-au-united-nations-hybrid-operation-in-darfurThe Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), at its 673rd meeting held on 29 March 2017, which was the continuation of its discussion of 24 February 2017, adopted the following decision on the situation in Darfur and the activities of the AU-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID):

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2017-04-07 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/communique-of-the-673rd-psc-meeting-on-the-situation-in-darfur-and-the-activities-of-the-au-united-nations-hybrid-operation-in-darfur
<![CDATA[Communique of the 674th meeting of the PSC on the functioning of the PSC Military Staff Committee]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/communique-of-the-674th-meeting-of-the-psc-on-the-functioning-of-the-psc-military-staff-committeeCOMMUNIQUE

 

            The Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU), at its 674th meeting held on 31 March 2017, considered the challenges preventing the functioning of the PSC Military Staff Committee and adopted the following decision:

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2017-04-07 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/communique-of-the-674th-meeting-of-the-psc-on-the-functioning-of-the-psc-military-staff-committee
<![CDATA[Third Progress report of the Chairperson of the Commission on the African Union’s efforts on Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Development in Africa]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/third-progress-report-of-the-chairperson-of-the-commission-on-the-african-union-s-efforts-on-post-conflict-reconstruction-and-development-in-africaTHIRD PROGRESS REPORT OF THE CHAIRPERSON OF THE COMMISSION ON THE AFRICAN UNION’S EFFORTS ON POST-CONFLICT RECONSTRUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA

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1. This report is submitted pursuant to relevant decisions and directives from the Assembly of the Union and the African Union (AU) Peace and Security Council (PSC) on enhancing the AU’s Efforts in Implementing Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Development (PCRD). It provides an update on the steps taken by the Commission to implement the PCRD Policy and the challenges encountered since the last report on PCRD submitted to Council on 26 April 2016. It concludes with observations and recommendations on the way forward.

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2017-03-29 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/third-progress-report-of-the-chairperson-of-the-commission-on-the-african-union-s-efforts-on-post-conflict-reconstruction-and-development-in-africa
<![CDATA[The African Union Commission is extremely appalled by attacks against African students in India]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-african-union-commission-is-extremely-appalled-by-attacks-against-african-students-in-indiaAddis Ababa, 29 March 2017: The African Union Commission is extremely appalled by the heinous attacks against African students in Noida and other cities in India. It deplores the violence unleashed during the riot that started on Monday, 20 March 2017, targeting Africans of various nationalities, particularly Nigerians, which resulted in loss of innocent lives and serious injuries. The attacks have also resulted in the displacement of many Africans from their normal places of residence, thereby putting their lives in serious danger.

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2017-03-29 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-african-union-commission-is-extremely-appalled-by-attacks-against-african-students-in-india
<![CDATA[AUC Chairperson attends the Special Summit of IGAD on Somali Refugees & pays visit to Juba]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/auc-chairperson-attends-the-special-summit-of-igad-on-somali-refugees-pays-visit-to-jubaH.E  Moussa Faki Mahamat, Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), accompanied by Ambassador Smail Chergui, Commissioner for Peace and Security and Ambassador Minata Samate Cessouma, Commissioner for Political Affairs, travelled to Nairobi, Kenya, to attend  the Special Summit of IGAD on Somali Refugees, on 25 March 2017 and then to Juba, South Sudan, on 26 and 27 March 2017.

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2017-03-27 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/auc-chairperson-attends-the-special-summit-of-igad-on-somali-refugees-pays-visit-to-juba
<![CDATA[The 671st meeting of the AU Peace and Security Council on the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-671st-meeting-of-the-au-peace-and-security-council-on-the-situation-in-the-democratic-republic-of-the-congo-drcThe Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU), at its 671st meeting, held on 27 March 2017, adopted the following decision on the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC):

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2017-03-27 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-671st-meeting-of-the-au-peace-and-security-council-on-the-situation-in-the-democratic-republic-of-the-congo-drc
<![CDATA[The African Union led high-level consultation on the future of AMISOM and support to security sector institutions and reform in Somalia]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-african-union-led-high-level-consultation-on-the-future-of-amisom-and-support-to-security-sector-institutions-and-reform-in-somaliaOn March 23, 2017, the African Union Commission, under the leadership of the Commissioner for Peace and Security, H.E. Ambassador Smail Chergui, convened a high-level consultation on the future of AMISOM and support to security sector institutions and reform in Somalia. Senior representatives of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development, European Union, United Nations, and the five permanent members of the UN Security Council, namely China, France, Russia, United Kingdom, United States were present. The consultation formed part of the consultative work ahead of the London Conference, scheduled for May 2017. It sought to exchange views and garner political consensus on the critical security and security-building tasks in the coming period, identification of responsibilities for priority tasks, and options for appropriate funding. 

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2017-03-23 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-african-union-led-high-level-consultation-on-the-future-of-amisom-and-support-to-security-sector-institutions-and-reform-in-somalia
<![CDATA[The African Union strongly condemns the terrorist attacks in Maiduguri, London and Sinai ]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-african-union-strongly-condemns-the-terrorist-attacks-in-maiduguri-london-and-sinaiAddis Ababa, Ethiopia – 23 March 2017: The Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, H.E. Mr. Moussa Faki Mahamat, is appalled by the terrorist attacks that took place in the early hours of Wednesday 22 March 2017 at an internally displaced persons camp in Maiduguri, north-eastern Nigeria, which killed several people and injured many others.

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2017-03-23 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-african-union-strongly-condemns-the-terrorist-attacks-in-maiduguri-london-and-sinai
<![CDATA[Report of the workshop on the ten years of the African Union Post-conflict Reconstruction and Development Policy Implementation: A Reflection on progress, Opportunities and Challenges]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/report-of-the-workshop-on-the-ten-years-of-the-african-union-post-conflict-reconstruction-and-development-policy-implementation-a-reflection-on-progressReport of the workshop on the 10 years of the AU Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Development Policy Implementation: A Reflection on progress, Opportunities and Challenges, 19-21 October 2016, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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2017-03-23 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/report-of-the-workshop-on-the-ten-years-of-the-african-union-post-conflict-reconstruction-and-development-policy-implementation-a-reflection-on-progress
<![CDATA[Opening remarks by Dr Tarek A. Sharif, Head of the Defense and Security Division: AU-Germany project on enhanced small arms and light weapons control and physical security and stockpile management in the greater Sahel region donor coordination meeting ]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/opening-remarks-by-dr-tarek-a-sharif-head-of-the-defense-and-security-division-au-germany-project-on-enhanced-small-arms-and-light-weapons-control-and-physical-security-and-stockpile-management-in-the-greater-sahel-region-donor-coordination-meetingAmbassador Susanne Baumann, Deputy Federal Commissioner for Disarmament, German Federal Foreign Office,

 

Excellencies, representatives of the donor community, regional organizations and specialized agencies,

 

Ladies and gentlemen,

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2017-03-22 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/opening-remarks-by-dr-tarek-a-sharif-head-of-the-defense-and-security-division-au-germany-project-on-enhanced-small-arms-and-light-weapons-control-and-physical-security-and-stockpile-management-in-the-greater-sahel-region-donor-coordination-meeting
<![CDATA[The 670th meeting of the Peace and Security Council, an open session dedicated to the theme: Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Development (PCRD) in Africa]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-670th-meeting-of-the-peace-and-security-council-an-open-session-dedicated-to-the-theme-post-conflict-reconstruction-and-development-pcrd-in-africaThe Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU) held its 670th meeting on 22 March 2017, an open session, dedicated to the theme: Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Development (PCRD) in Africa.

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2017-03-22 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-670th-meeting-of-the-peace-and-security-council-an-open-session-dedicated-to-the-theme-post-conflict-reconstruction-and-development-pcrd-in-africa
<![CDATA[The 669th meeting of the AU Peace and Security Council on Early Warning and the State of Peace and Security in Africa]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-669th-meeting-of-the-au-peace-and-security-council-on-early-warning-and-the-state-of-peace-and-security-in-africaThe Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), at its 669th meeting held on 21 March 2017, received a briefing on Early Warning and the State of Peace and Security in Africa and adopted the following decision:

 

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2017-03-21 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-669th-meeting-of-the-au-peace-and-security-council-on-early-warning-and-the-state-of-peace-and-security-in-africa
<![CDATA[Communique of the 668th meeting of the Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU) on the situation in Western Sahara]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/communique-of-the-668th-meeting-of-the-peace-and-security-council-of-the-african-union-au-on-the-situation-in-western-saharaThe Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), at its 668th meeting held on 20 March 2017, adopted the following decision on the situation in Western Sahara:



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2017-03-20 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/communique-of-the-668th-meeting-of-the-peace-and-security-council-of-the-african-union-au-on-the-situation-in-western-sahara
<![CDATA[African Union Commission Chairperson pays first official visit to Somalia: Calls for greater solidarity with Somalia in addressing the Humanitarian Crisis]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/african-union-commission-chairperson-pays-first-official-visit-to-somalia-calls-for-greater-solidarity-with-somalia-in-addressing-the-humanitarian-crisisAddis Ababa, 18 March 2017: The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, H.E. Moussa Faki Mahamat, travelled to Mogadishu, Somalia on his first official visit, four days after taking up his new position as the head of the African Union Commission. This visit to Somalia demonstrates his commitment and the determination of the African Union towards the restoration of peace and security in the country.

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2017-03-18 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/african-union-commission-chairperson-pays-first-official-visit-to-somalia-calls-for-greater-solidarity-with-somalia-in-addressing-the-humanitarian-crisis
<![CDATA[Communique of the 667th meeting of the PSC on the situation in South Sudan ]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/communique-of-the-667th-meeting-of-the-psc-on-the-situation-in-south-sudanThe Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), at its 667th meeting held on 17 March 2017, adopted the following decision on the situation in South Sudan:

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2017-03-17 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/communique-of-the-667th-meeting-of-the-psc-on-the-situation-in-south-sudan
<![CDATA[African Union Commission Chairperson calls for greater solidarity with African countries affected by the current drought and famine]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/african-union-commission-chairperson-calls-for-greater-solidarity-with-african-countries-affected-by-the-current-drought-and-famineAddis Ababa, 16 March 2017: The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Mr. Moussa Faki Mahamat, is deeply concerned at the prevailing humanitarian situation in some parts of Africa, caused by the drought and famine, which is the most severe food security emergency in the world today. There are close to 12 million people in South Sudan, Somalia and North-east Nigeria that are in dire need of emergency food assistance. Famine has been declared in some parts of South Sudan. This situation has led to major displacements into neighboring countries. Lives and livelihoods have been lost. The situation in these countries is further compounded by insecurity and conflict.

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2017-03-16 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/african-union-commission-chairperson-calls-for-greater-solidarity-with-african-countries-affected-by-the-current-drought-and-famine
<![CDATA[AU High Representative for South Sudan, H.E. Alpha Oumar Konare, concludes six-day working visit to South Sudan ]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/au-high-representative-for-south-sudan-h-e-alpha-oumar-konare-concludes-six-day-working-visit-to-south-sudanAddis Ababa, 14 March 2017: The African Union High Representative for South Sudan [AUHRSS], former President Alpha Oumar Konare of Mali, undertook a six-day working visit to South Sudan from 1 to 7 March 2017. The objective of the visit was to follow up on the progress of the peace process, and new opportunities that could inform and promote more refined and constructive decision-making on overall peace in the country. The visit, which was also undertaken within the framework of the joint AU, IGAD, UN Statement of 29 January 2017 on South Sudan, was to seek viewpoints on the National Dialogue Initiative announced by H.E. President Salva Kiir Mayardit, the challenges and the potential responses to the Dialogue, and in what ways the Dialogue could serve as a complementary tool for peace in the country.

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2017-03-14 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/au-high-representative-for-south-sudan-h-e-alpha-oumar-konare-concludes-six-day-working-visit-to-south-sudan
<![CDATA[Communique of the 665th meeting of the PSC on the activities of the AU Panel of the Wise for the year 2016]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/communique-of-665th-psc-meeting-on-the-activities-of-the-au-panel-of-the-wise-for-the-year-2016The Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), at its 665th meeting held on 13 March 2017 in Addis Ababa, adopted the following decision on the activities of the AU Panel of the Wise for the year 2016:

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2017-03-13 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/communique-of-665th-psc-meeting-on-the-activities-of-the-au-panel-of-the-wise-for-the-year-2016
<![CDATA[Report of the Workshop on the Ten Years of the African Union Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Development Policy Implementation]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/report-of-the-workshop-on-the-ten-years-of-the-african-union-post-conflict-reconstruction-and-development-policy-implementationReport of the Workshop on the Ten Years of the African Union Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Development Policy Implementation

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2017-03-10 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/report-of-the-workshop-on-the-ten-years-of-the-african-union-post-conflict-reconstruction-and-development-policy-implementation
<![CDATA[Joint Declaration by the African Union, the United Nations, the Economic Community of West African States, and the European Union on the implementation of the Agreement on Peace and Reconciliation in Mali from the Algiers Process]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/joint-declaration-by-the-african-union-the-united-nations-the-economic-community-of-west-african-states-and-the-european-union-on-the-implementation-of-the-agreement-on-peace-and-reconciliation-in-mali-from-the-algiers-processAddis Ababa, New York, Abuja and Brussels, 7 March 2017: The African Union (AU), the United Nations (UN), the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), and the European Union (EU) -- in their capacity as members of the Mediation Team supporting the implementation of the Agreement on Peace and Reconciliation in Mali resulting from the Algiers Process -- commend the parties to the Agreement for the effective launch on 28 February of the interim authorities in Kidal and on 2 March in Ménaka and Gao. They encourage the parties to complete this process and urge them to overcome the difficulties that are impeding the establishment of the interim authorities in the Taoudéni and Timbuktu regions. The AU, the UN, ECOWAS, and the EU also welcome the successful conduct by the parties of the first mixed patrol in Gao on 23 February, within the framework of the Operational Coordination Mechanism, and call on the parties to extend said mixed patrols in Kidal and Timbuktu without delay.  

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2017-03-07 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/joint-declaration-by-the-african-union-the-united-nations-the-economic-community-of-west-african-states-and-the-european-union-on-the-implementation-of-the-agreement-on-peace-and-reconciliation-in-mali-from-the-algiers-process
<![CDATA[African Union Special Envoy for Western Sahara, H.E. former President Joaquim Chissano conducts consultations on Western Sahara in Geneva, Switzerland]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/african-union-special-envoy-for-western-sahara-h-e-former-president-joaquim-chissano-conducts-consultations-on-western-sahara-in-geneva-switzerlandAddis Ababa, 3 March 2017: The African Union (AU) Special Envoy for Western Sahara, H.E. former President Joaquim Alberto Chissano of Mozambique, conducted several consultations on the margins of the 34th Session of the Human Rights Council that was held from 28 to 1 March 2017, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland.

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2017-03-03 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/african-union-special-envoy-for-western-sahara-h-e-former-president-joaquim-chissano-conducts-consultations-on-western-sahara-in-geneva-switzerland
<![CDATA[Statement by Ambassador Smail Chergui African Union Commissioner for Peace and Security at the meeting of the Council of Ministers of Defence of the Lake Chad Basin Commission Member Countries and the Republic Benin]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/statement-by-ambassador-smail-chergui-african-union-commissioner-for-peace-and-security-at-the-meeting-of-the-council-of-ministers-of-defence-of-the-lake-chad-basin-commission-member-countries-and-the-republic-beninHis Excellency, the Executive Secretary of the Lake Chad Basin Commission and Head of Mission of the Multinational Joint Task Force

- Honourable Ministers of Defence of the Lake Chad Basin Commission and Benin Republic
- Commander, Multinational JointTask Force
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2017-02-24 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/statement-by-ambassador-smail-chergui-african-union-commissioner-for-peace-and-security-at-the-meeting-of-the-council-of-ministers-of-defence-of-the-lake-chad-basin-commission-member-countries-and-the-republic-benin