Peace and Security Department, African Union, ending conflicts and sustaining peace in Africahttp://www.peaceau.org/Peace and Security, African Union, RSS FeedenThursday 23 February 2017 Thursday 23 February 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[The African Union Commissioner for Peace and Security met the Council of Ministers of the Lake Chad Basin Commission at the Headquarters of Multinational Joint Task Force and handed over AU additional support to the Multinational Joint Task Force in N’djamena, Chad]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-african-union-commissioner-for-peace-and-security-met-the-council-of-ministers-of-the-lake-chad-basin-commission-at-the-headquarters-of-multinational-joint-task-force-and-handed-over-au-additional-support-to-the-multinational-joint-task-force-in-n-d-1N’Djamena, 17 February 2017: The African Union (AU) Commissioner for Peace and Security, H.E. Amb. Smail Chergui, accompanied by H.E Zaina Nyiramatama, the Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission in Chad, visited the Headquarters of Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) in N’djamena, Chad.  The Ministers of Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC), who were also in N’djamena, attended the visit in the margins of the 67th Council of Ministers. Brig Gen Mahamat Moussa Djoui, the Deputy Force Commander of MNJTF on behalf of Maj Gen LO Adeosun, the Force Commander, briefed the delegation on the security situation and the progress made by the MNJTF in the fight against Boko Haram terrorist group.

]]>
2017-02-21 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-african-union-commissioner-for-peace-and-security-met-the-council-of-ministers-of-the-lake-chad-basin-commission-at-the-headquarters-of-multinational-joint-task-force-and-handed-over-au-additional-support-to-the-multinational-joint-task-force-in-n-d-1
<![CDATA[Joint Statement on the Central African Republic by the Economic Community of Central African States, the African Union, the International Organization Of La Francophonie, the European Union and the United Nations]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/joint-statement-on-the-central-african-republic-by-the-economic-community-of-central-african-states-the-african-union-the-international-organization-of-la-francophonie-the-european-union-and-the-united-nationsLibreville, Addis Ababa, Paris, Brussels and New York, 18 February 2017: The Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS), the African Union (AU), the International Organization of La Francophonie (IOF), the European Union (EU) and the United Nations (UN) are deeply concerned by the security situation in the Central African Republic (CAR), particularly in the prefectures of Ouaka and Hautte-Kotto.

]]>
2017-02-19 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/joint-statement-on-the-central-african-republic-by-the-economic-community-of-central-african-states-the-african-union-the-international-organization-of-la-francophonie-the-european-union-and-the-united-nations
<![CDATA[Chairperson of AU Commission expresses deep concern over the recent fighting in South Sudan]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/chairperson-of-au-commission-expresses-deep-concern-over-the-recent-fighting-in-south-sudanAddis Ababa, 18 February 2017: The Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, Dr. Nkosozana Dlamimi-Zuma, has expressed deep concern over the deterioration of the security situation in the Republic of South Sudan in recent weeks, and the impact on the implementation of the Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan of 2015.

]]>
2017-02-18 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/chairperson-of-au-commission-expresses-deep-concern-over-the-recent-fighting-in-south-sudan
<![CDATA[Joint statement on the Democratic Republic of the Congo by the African Union, the United Nations, the European Union and the International Organization of La Francophonie]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/joint-statement-on-the-democratic-republic-of-the-congo-by-the-african-union-the-united-nations-the-european-union-and-the-international-organization-of-la-francophonieAddis Ababa, New York, Brussels and Paris, 16 February 2017: The African Union (AU), the United Nations (UN), the European Union (EU) and the International Organization of La Francophonie (IOF) are increasingly concerned by the continuing impasse in the dialogue among the political stakeholders in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) related to the implementation modalities of the 31 December political agreement.

]]>
2017-02-16 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/joint-statement-on-the-democratic-republic-of-the-congo-by-the-african-union-the-united-nations-the-european-union-and-the-international-organization-of-la-francophonie
<![CDATA[Communique of the 658th PSC meeting on the situation in the Republic of Guinea-Bissau ]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/communique-of-the-658th-psc-meeting-on-the-situation-in-the-republic-of-guinea-bissauThe Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU), at its 658th meeting, held on 13 February 2017, received a briefing on the situation in the Republic of Guinea-Bissau and adopted the following decision:

]]>
2017-02-13 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/communique-of-the-658th-psc-meeting-on-the-situation-in-the-republic-of-guinea-bissau
<![CDATA[Opening Remarks by Dr. Tarek A.Sherif: Third Meeting of the Steering Committee of the AU-EU-RECSA Project on the fight against the Illicit Accumulation and Trafficking of Firearms in Africa – Phase II]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/opening-remarks-by-dr-tarik-a-sherif-third-meeting-of-the-steering-committee-of-the-au-eu-recsa-project-on-the-fight-against-the-illicit-accumulation-and-trafficking-of-firearms-in-africa-phase-iiYour Excellency, Mr Theoneste Mutsindashyaka, Executive Secretary of RECSA

Distinguished Representative of the European Union, Mr. Jean-Pierre Bardoul,

Distinguished Members of the Steering Committee of the Project,

Distinguished Representatives of the United Nations and INTERPOL,

Ladies and Gentlemen,

Welcome to the third meeting of the Steering Committee of the joint AU-EU-RECSA project on the Fight Against the Illicit Accumulation and Trafficking of Firearms in Africa. Your presence here today demonstrates your continued commitment to meeting the objectives of the project.

]]>
2017-02-10 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/opening-remarks-by-dr-tarik-a-sherif-third-meeting-of-the-steering-committee-of-the-au-eu-recsa-project-on-the-fight-against-the-illicit-accumulation-and-trafficking-of-firearms-in-africa-phase-ii
<![CDATA[The 657th meeting of the AU PSC on the African Standby Force and its Rapid Deployment Capability (ASF-RDC) and the African Capacity for the Immediate Response to Crises (ACIRC)]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-657th-meeting-of-the-au-psc-on-the-african-standby-force-and-its-rapid-deployment-capability-asf-rdc-and-the-african-capacity-for-the-immediate-response-to-crises-acircThe Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), at its 657th meeting held on 9 February was briefed by the Commission on the African Standby Force and its Rapid Deployment Capability (ASF-RDC) and the African Capacity for the Immediate Response to Crises (ACIRC).

]]>
2017-02-09 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-657th-meeting-of-the-au-psc-on-the-african-standby-force-and-its-rapid-deployment-capability-asf-rdc-and-the-african-capacity-for-the-immediate-response-to-crises-acirc
<![CDATA[AU Commission Chairperson congratulates Somalia's President-Elect and Somalis for democratic and credible elections]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/au-commission-chairperson-congratulates-somalia-s-president-elect-and-somalis-for-democratic-and-credible-electionsAddis Ababa, Ethiopia - 8 February 2017: The Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has congratulated the Somalia President-Elect, Mohamed Abdullahi " Farmajo", for his election as the next President of the Federal Republic of Somalia , following presidential elections held on 8 February 2017. 

]]>
2017-02-08 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/au-commission-chairperson-congratulates-somalia-s-president-elect-and-somalis-for-democratic-and-credible-elections
<![CDATA[AU Commission Chairperson saddened by the death of Etienne Tshisekedi Wa Mulumba, leader of the Congolese UDPS Party]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/au-commission-chairperson-saddened-by-the-death-of-etienne-tshisekedi-wa-mulumba-leader-of-the-congolese-udps-partyAddis Ababa, 2 February 2017: The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has learnt today with deep sadness the death of Étienne Tshisekedi wa Mulumba, leader of the Congolese opposition, the Union for Democracy and Social Progress Party (UDPS) in Brussels, Belgium. 

]]>
2017-02-02 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/au-commission-chairperson-saddened-by-the-death-of-etienne-tshisekedi-wa-mulumba-leader-of-the-congolese-udps-party
<![CDATA[African Solidarity Conference for the Central African Republic ]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/african-solidarity-conference-for-the-central-african-republicThe Commission of the African Union (AU), in cooperation with the Government of the Central African Republic (CAR), organised, on 1 February 2017, at the Headquarters of the African Union, an African Solidarity Conference for the Central African Republic, in pursuance to the communiqués of the 586th, 612th and 624th meetings of the Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the AU in order to mobilise multi-faceted support from the AU Member States and contribute to the post-conflict reconstruction and development efforts of the CAR.

]]>
2017-02-01 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/african-solidarity-conference-for-the-central-african-republic
<![CDATA[Communique of the 650th meeting of the PSC: Briefing by CISSA on the recent international developments in the fight against terrorism and its impact in Africa]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/communique-of-the-650th-meeting-of-the-psc-briefing-by-cissa-on-the-recent-international-developments-in-the-fight-against-terrorism-and-its-impact-in-africaThe Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU), at its 650th meeting held on 17 January 2017, was briefed by the Committee of Intelligence and Security Services of Africa (CISSA) on the recent international developments in the fight against terrorism and its impact in Africa and adopted the following decision:

]]>
2017-01-31 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/communique-of-the-650th-meeting-of-the-psc-briefing-by-cissa-on-the-recent-international-developments-in-the-fight-against-terrorism-and-its-impact-in-africa
<![CDATA[The Summit of the Regional Cooperation Initiative for the Elimination of the Lord’s Resistance Army, 29 January 2017]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-summit-of-the-regional-cooperation-initiative-for-the-elimination-of-the-lord-s-resistance-army-29-january-2017Addis Ababa, 29 January 2017: At the request of H.E. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, President of the Republic of Uganda, the Commission of the African Union convened a Summit on the Regional Cooperation Initiative for the Elimination of the Lord’s Resistance Army (RCI-LRA) on 29 January 2017, on the margins of the 28th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. 

]]>
2017-01-30 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-summit-of-the-regional-cooperation-initiative-for-the-elimination-of-the-lord-s-resistance-army-29-january-2017
<![CDATA[Joint Press Statement by the AU, IGAD and the UN: Consultations on South Sudan, January 29, 2017 ]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/joint-press-statement-by-the-au-igad-and-the-un-consultations-on-south-sudan-january-29-2017Addis Ababa, 29 January 2017: The African Union (AU), the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), and the United Nations (UN) held a joint consultative meeting on South Sudan on January 29, 2017 on the margins of the African Union 28th Ordinary Summit of the Heads of State and Government in Addis Ababa.

]]>
2017-01-29 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/joint-press-statement-by-the-au-igad-and-the-un-consultations-on-south-sudan-january-29-2017
<![CDATA[Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma condemns terrorist attack on AMISOM base and commends AMISOM forces for swift action]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/dr-nkosazana-dlamini-zuma-condemns-terrorist-attack-on-amisom-base-and-commends-amisom-forces-for-swift-actionAddis Ababa, 27 January 2017: The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, H.E Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, strongly condemns the terrorist attack perpetrated this morning on an AMISOM camp at Kolbiyow, in Lower Juba, Somalia.

]]>
2017-01-28 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/dr-nkosazana-dlamini-zuma-condemns-terrorist-attack-on-amisom-base-and-commends-amisom-forces-for-swift-action
<![CDATA[AU Commission and the Government of the Republic of Liberia sign Memorandum of Understanding on provision of support to the Grand Bassa Community College]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/au-commission-and-the-government-of-the-republic-of-liberia-sign-memorandum-of-understanding-on-provision-of-support-to-the-grand-bassa-community-collegeAddis Ababa, 25 January 2017: The Commissioner for Peace and Security, Ambassador Smail Chergui, on behalf of the Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma signed, with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Liberia, H.E. Mrs. Marjon V. Kamara, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to contribute US$50,000 for the procurement of furniture and office equipment for the Grand Bassa Community College (GBCC) Paynesberry Campus in Liberia. 

]]>
2017-01-25 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/au-commission-and-the-government-of-the-republic-of-liberia-sign-memorandum-of-understanding-on-provision-of-support-to-the-grand-bassa-community-college
<![CDATA[The Military Operations Coordination Committee (MOCC) held its 22nd meeting in Addis Ababa]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-military-operations-coordination-committee-mocc-held-its-22nd-meeting-in-addis-ababaAddis Ababa, 24 January 2017. The Military Operations Coordination Committee (MOCC) for the African Union Mission in Somalia convened its 22nd meeting in Addis Ababa, on 24 January 2017. Chiefs of Defense Staff (CDS) of AMISOM Troop Contributing Countries (Burundi, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda) or their designated representatives attended the meeting, chaired by the African Union (AU) Commissioner for Peace and Security, Ambassador Smaïl Chergui.  Representatives of the Somalia National Army, partner countries and institutions (namely: the United Kingdom, the United States of America, the European Union and the United Nations) also participated in the meeting.

]]>
2017-01-24 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-military-operations-coordination-committee-mocc-held-its-22nd-meeting-in-addis-ababa
<![CDATA[Chairperson of the African Union Commission Shocked by the Untimely Death of General Jacob Kodji of Cameroon]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/chairperson-of-the-african-union-commission-shocked-by-the-untimely-death-of-general-jacob-kodji-of-cameroon23 January 2017: The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Dr. Dlamini Nkosazana-Zuma, is deeply saddened by the news of the tragic helicopter crash carrying General Jacob Kodji and other senior military personnel of the Cameroonian Defence Forces, near the village of Bogo in northern Cameroon. The General and his team were on a mission to track down Boko Haram insurgents.

]]>
2017-01-23 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/chairperson-of-the-african-union-commission-shocked-by-the-untimely-death-of-general-jacob-kodji-of-cameroon
<![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.

]]>
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:

]]>
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[Communique on 653rd PSC meeting on Elections in Africa]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/653rd-psc-meeting-on-elections-in-africaThe Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU), at its 653rd meeting, held on 20 January 2017, in Addis Ababa, adopted the following decision on Elections in Africa:

]]>
2017-01-20 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/653rd-psc-meeting-on-elections-in-africa
<![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.

]]>
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.

]]>
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.

]]>
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 650th meeting of the AUPSC on the Conclusions of 4th High-Level Seminar on Peace and Security in Africa, held at the ministerial level, in Oran, Algeria (17-19 Dec2016), with a view to Assisting Incoming African Members on the UNSC in Preparing to Address Peace and Security Issues on the Continent]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-650th-meeting-of-the-aupsc-on-the-conclusions-of-4th-high-level-seminar-on-peace-and-security-in-africa-held-at-the-ministerial-level-in-oran-algeria-17-19-dec2016-with-a-view-to-assisting-incoming-african-members-on-the-unsc-in-preparing-to-addressThe Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), at its 650th meeting held on 17 January 2017, was briefed by the Chairperson of the Peace and Security Council on the Conclusions of the Fourth High-Level Seminar on Peace and Security in Africa, held at the ministerial level, in Oran, Algeria, from 17 to 19 December 2016, with a view to Assisting Incoming African Members on the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) in Preparing to Address Peace and Security Issues on the Continent and adopted the following decision:

]]>
2017-01-17 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-650th-meeting-of-the-aupsc-on-the-conclusions-of-4th-high-level-seminar-on-peace-and-security-in-africa-held-at-the-ministerial-level-in-oran-algeria-17-19-dec2016-with-a-view-to-assisting-incoming-african-members-on-the-unsc-in-preparing-to-address
<![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

 

]]>
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:

]]>
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. 

]]>
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:

]]>
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,

]]>
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). 

]]>
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