Peace and Security Department, African Union, ending conflicts and sustaining peace in Africahttp://www.peaceau.org/Peace and Security, African Union, RSS FeedenMonday 22 October 2018 Monday 22 October 2018 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[Communiqué on the Chairperson’s visit to West Africa]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/communique-on-the-chairperson-s-visit-to-west-africaAddis Ababa, 22 October 2018: The Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, will undertake  a visit to West Africa that will take him to Benin, from 22 to 23 October; the Republic of Guinea, from 23 to 24; and Nigeria, on 25 and 26 October. 

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2018-10-22 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/communique-on-the-chairperson-s-visit-to-west-africa
<![CDATA[The Second Africa Forum on Security Sector Reform commences at the AU Headquarters]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-second-africa-forum-on-security-sector-reform-commences-at-the-au-headquartersAbaba, 22 October 2018:  The 2nd Africa Forum on Security Sector Reform (SSR), commenced at the African Union (AU), Headquarters under the theme: “Promoting the Continental Agenda of Security Justice and Development.

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2018-10-22 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-second-africa-forum-on-security-sector-reform-commences-at-the-au-headquarters
<![CDATA[Appointment of an African Union High Representative for Infrastructure Development]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/appointment-of-an-african-union-high-representative-for-infrastructure-developmentAddis Ababa, 20 October 2018: The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, today appointed Honorable Raila Odinga of Kenya as High Representative for Infrastructure Development in Africa. This decision is part of the African Union’s drive to expedite the integration of the continent through infrastructure, in order to promote economic growth and sustainable development. It comes against the backdrop of renewed efforts in this regard, as exemplified by the adoption, last March in Kigali, of the Agreement on the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) and the Protocol on Free Movement of Persons and the African Passport, as well as by the launching of the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM), in Addis Ababa in January 2018. 

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2018-10-20 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/appointment-of-an-african-union-high-representative-for-infrastructure-development
<![CDATA[Commissioner for Peace and Security welcomes the meeting between the Republic of Malawi and the United Republic of Tanzania on the establishment of a Joint Cross Border Committee along the Songwe River]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/commissioner-for-peace-and-security-welcomes-the-meeting-between-the-republic-of-malawi-and-the-united-republic-of-tanzania-on-the-establishment-of-a-joint-cross-border-committee-along-the-songwe-riverAddis Ababa, 18 October 2018:  The Commissioner for Peace and Security, Smail Chergui, on behalf of Chairperson of the Commission, Moussa Faki Mahmat, congratulates the Republic of Malawi and the United Republic of Tanzania for the progress made in drafting a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will establish a cross border committee along the Songwe River Basin, which would promote cross border cooperation between the Parties and ensure the peaceful co-existence between the local communities living around the River Basin.

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2018-10-18 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/commissioner-for-peace-and-security-welcomes-the-meeting-between-the-republic-of-malawi-and-the-united-republic-of-tanzania-on-the-establishment-of-a-joint-cross-border-committee-along-the-songwe-river
<![CDATA[Statement by the Chairperson of the Commission on the situation in Comoros]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/statement-by-the-chairperson-of-the-commission-on-the-situation-in-comorosAddis Ababa, 16 October 2018: The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, deplores the suspension, since 2 October 2018, of the inter-Comorian dialogue, which began on 14 September 2018 under the facilitation of the African Union High Representative Ramtane Lamamra. He notes the deterioration of the political environment as a result of certain measures, particularly the lifting, on 3 October 2018, of the parliamentary immunity of three opposition members, some of whom were part of the opposition delegation to the inter-Comorian dialogue. He emphasizes, once again, the urgent need for confidence-building measures to facilitate the resolution of the crisis and to preserve the gains achieved in terms of reconciliation and stability.

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2018-10-16 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/statement-by-the-chairperson-of-the-commission-on-the-situation-in-comoros
<![CDATA[Opening statement by Ambassador Smaïl Chergui, PSD Commissioner, at the 11TH Ordinary meeting of the specialised technical committee on Defence, Safety and Security ]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/opening-statement-by-ambassador-smail-chergui-psd-commissioner-at-the-11th-ordinary-meeting-of-the-specialised-technical-committee-on-defence-safety-and-securityExcellencies, Ministers of Defence and Representatives of Member States,

Chair and Members of the Bureau of the African Chiefs of Defence Staff and Heads of Safety and Security Agencies,

Representatives of Regional Economic Communities and Regional Mechanisms for Conflict Prevention, Management and Resolution,

Ladies and Gentlemen,

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2018-10-12 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/opening-statement-by-ambassador-smail-chergui-psd-commissioner-at-the-11th-ordinary-meeting-of-the-specialised-technical-committee-on-defence-safety-and-security
<![CDATA[ Statement of the Chairperson of the Commission on The election of the new Secretary-general of the International Organization of la Francophonie ]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/statement-of-the-chairperson-of-the-commission-on-the-election-of-the-new-secretary-general-of-the-international-organization-of-la-francophonieAddis Ababa, 12 October 2018:  The African Union Commission Chairperson, Moussa Faki Mahamat, welcomes the unanimous election of Louise Mushikiwabo, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Rwanda, as the new Secretary-General of the International Organization of La Francophonie (OIF), at the 17th OIF Summit, which concludes today in Yerevan, Armenia. He warmly congratulated Mrs Mushikiwabo, and notes that her selection is an international recognition of her outstanding qualities and rich experience, as well as of her commitment to multilateral cooperation.

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2018-10-12 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/statement-of-the-chairperson-of-the-commission-on-the-election-of-the-new-secretary-general-of-the-international-organization-of-la-francophonie
<![CDATA[Statement of the Chairperson of the Commission on the establishment by Ethiopia of a visa-on-arrival regime for all African Citizens ]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/statement-of-the-chairperson-of-the-commission-on-the-establishment-by-ethiopia-of-a-visa-on-arrival-regime-for-all-african-citizensAddis Ababa, 11 October 2018: The Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, welcomes the announcement made, on 8 October 2018, by President Mulatu Teshome to the joint session of the House of People’s Representatives and the House of Federation of Ethiopia regarding the establishment of a visa-on-arrival regime for all African passport holders entering the country starting from the fiscal year 2018-2019. He commends Ethiopia for this measure, and reiterates his appreciation to the Member States that have already taken steps to ease the travel of African citizens on the continent. He urges all Member States that have not yet done so to take similar steps.

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2018-10-11 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/statement-of-the-chairperson-of-the-commission-on-the-establishment-by-ethiopia-of-a-visa-on-arrival-regime-for-all-african-citizens
<![CDATA[Communiqué of the 800th meeting of the Peace and Security Council of the African Union on Guinea Bissau]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/communique-of-the-800th-meeting-of-the-peace-and-security-council-of-the-african-union-on-guinea-bissauThe Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU), at its 800th meeting held on 10 October 2018, considered a report on its field mission to Guinea Bissau which took place from 27 to 28 July 2018, and received updates on the development on the situation in Guinea Bissau, and adopted the following decision:

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2018-10-10 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/communique-of-the-800th-meeting-of-the-peace-and-security-council-of-the-african-union-on-guinea-bissau
<![CDATA[Communiqué of the 800th meeting of the Peace and Security Council of the African Union on the Kingdom of Lesotho]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/communique-of-the-800th-meeting-of-the-peace-and-security-council-of-the-african-union-on-the-kingdom-of-lesothoThe Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU), at its 800th meeting, held on 10 October 2018, in Addis Ababa, considered the Report of its field mission to the Kingdom of Lesotho that was undertaken from 26 to 30 August 2018 and adopted the following decision:

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2018-10-10 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/communique-of-the-800th-meeting-of-the-peace-and-security-council-of-the-african-union-on-the-kingdom-of-lesotho
<![CDATA[The 800th meeting of the AU Peace and Security Council on the situation in South Sudan]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-800th-meeting-of-the-au-peace-and-security-council-on-the-situation-in-south-sudanThe Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU), at its 800th meeting held on 10 October 2018, adopted the following decision on the situation in South Sudan:

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2018-10-10 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-800th-meeting-of-the-au-peace-and-security-council-on-the-situation-in-south-sudan
<![CDATA[AU AND UN UNDERTAKE JOINT MISSION TO SOUTH SUDAN TO PROMOTE PEACE AGREEMENT AND WOMEN PARTICIPATION]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/au-and-un-undertake-joint-mission-to-south-sudan-to-promote-peace-agreement-and-women-participationAddis Ababa, New York, 5 October 2018: The African Union Commissioner for Peace and Security, Ambassador Smail Chergui, the Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, the co-chair of the AU FemWise, Ms Speciosa Wandira Kazibwe, and the Executive Director for UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, will undertake a joint visit to South Sudan from 07 – 09 October 2018.

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2018-10-06 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/au-and-un-undertake-joint-mission-to-south-sudan-to-promote-peace-agreement-and-women-participation
<![CDATA[STATEMENT BY THE CHAIRPERSON OF THE COMMISSION ON THE AWARDING OF THE NOBEL PEACE PRIZE 2018]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/statement-by-the-chairperson-of-the-commission-on-the-awarding-of-the-nobel-peace-prize-2018Addis Ababa, 5 October 2018: The African Union Commission Chairperson, Moussa Faki Mahamat, congratulates Dr. Denis Mukwege and the Panzi Hospital he founded more than 20 years ago in Bukavu, Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), to assist women victims of sexual violence, following the decision of the Norwegian Nobel Committee to award him the Nobel Peace Prize 2018. He also congratulates the other Nobel laureate, Nadia Murad.

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2018-10-06 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/statement-by-the-chairperson-of-the-commission-on-the-awarding-of-the-nobel-peace-prize-2018
<![CDATA[Communiqué on the visit of the chairperson of the Commission of the African Union to the Gambia]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/communique-on-the-visit-of-the-chairperson-of-the-commission-of-the-african-union-to-the-gambiaAddis Ababa, 5 October 2018: The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Moussa Faki Mahamat, concluded a 24-hour visit to The Gambia yesterday. During his visit, he met with President Adama Barrow, with whom he had a wide ranging exchange of views on various issues of common interest. He also had a working session involving several Ministers, including the Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad and a cross section of other Cabinet members and officials in charge of issues relating to security, justice, agriculture, environment, employment, trade and regional integration, information, youth and sports, as well as officials in charge of the National Nutrition and Food Safety Agencies.

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2018-10-05 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/communique-on-the-visit-of-the-chairperson-of-the-commission-of-the-african-union-to-the-gambia
<![CDATA[Concept Note: International Day of Peace - “Youth Participation in the Fight against Corruption: Ensuring the Right to Peace” ]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/concept-note-international-day-of-peace-youth-participation-in-the-fight-against-corruption-ensuring-the-right-to-peace
  • I.              Background
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    The United Nations declared 21st September as International Day of Peace (Peace Day) – ceasefire and non-violence, in recognition of the importance of addressing the challenges of peace and security.  It is observed around the world, providing an opportunity for individuals, organisations and nations to to commit to peace above all differences and to contribute to building a Culture of Peace. 

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    <![CDATA[Message of H.E. Ambassador Smail Chergui, Commissioner for Peace and Security, on the International Day of Peace (Peace Day)]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/message-of-h-e-ambassador-smail-chergui-commissioner-for-peace-and-security-on-the-international-day-of-peace-peace-dayExcellences Permanent Representatives of AU Member States,

    Distinguished representatives from partner institutions,

    Ladies and gentlemen,

    Dear Youth,

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    2018-10-04 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/message-of-h-e-ambassador-smail-chergui-commissioner-for-peace-and-security-on-the-international-day-of-peace-peace-day
    <![CDATA[The 795th meeting of the AU Peace and Security Council on the African Standby Force (ASF)]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-795th-meeting-of-the-au-peace-and-security-council-on-the-african-standby-force-asfThe Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU), at its 795th meeting held on 20 September 2018, in Addis Ababa, adopted the following decision on the African Standby Force (ASF):

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    2018-10-03 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-795th-meeting-of-the-au-peace-and-security-council-on-the-african-standby-force-asf
    <![CDATA[Communiqué of the 794th meeting of the PSC on the situation in Darfur and the ongoing withdrawal process of the UNAMID]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/communique-of-the-794th-meeting-of-the-psc-on-the-situation-in-darfur-and-the-ongoing-withdrawal-process-of-the-unamidCOMMUNIQUE

     

    The Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU), during its 794th meeting held on 19 September 2018, considered the situation in Darfur and the ongoing withdrawal process of the African Union United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) and adopted the following decision:

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    2018-09-26 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/communique-of-the-794th-meeting-of-the-psc-on-the-situation-in-darfur-and-the-ongoing-withdrawal-process-of-the-unamid
    <![CDATA[Communique of the 797th meeting of the PSC on the State of Peace and Security in Africa and the Initiatives and Steps for Promoting African Solutions to African Problems: ]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/communique-of-the-797th-meeting-of-the-psc-on-the-state-of-peace-and-security-in-africa-and-the-initiatives-and-steps-for-promoting-african-solutions-to-african-problemsCOMMUNIQUE

    The Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU), at its 797th meeting held on 24 September 2018, at the ministerial level, adopted the following decision on the State of Peace and Security in Africa and the Initiatives and Steps for Promoting African Solutions to African Problems: 

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    2018-09-26 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/communique-of-the-797th-meeting-of-the-psc-on-the-state-of-peace-and-security-in-africa-and-the-initiatives-and-steps-for-promoting-african-solutions-to-african-problems
    <![CDATA[African Union - UNAIDS high-level side event on the margins of the 73rd UN General Assembly, 24 September 2018: Opening Speech]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/african-union-unaids-high-level-side-event-on-the-margins-of-the-73rd-un-general-assembly-24-september-2018-opening-speech“Towards intensified AU-UN cooperation for the elimination of sexual and gender-based violence and protecting the health and the rights of women and children in humanitarian settings”

    Opening Speech

       Ambassador Smail Chergui

     Commissioner for Peace and Security

          African Union Commission

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    2018-09-25 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/african-union-unaids-high-level-side-event-on-the-margins-of-the-73rd-un-general-assembly-24-september-2018-opening-speech
    <![CDATA[Joint Communiqué of Third African Union-European Union-United Nations Trilateral Meeting New York ,23 September 2018]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/joint-communique-of-third-african-union-european-union-united-nations-trilateral-meeting-new-york-23-september-20181.   The Chairperson of the African Union Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat, the President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker and the Secretary-General of the United Nations António Guterres, met on 23 September 2018 at United Nations Headquarters in New York in the margins of the United Nations General Assembly. They were accompanied by senior officials from the three organisations, including Vice President/High Representative Federica Mogherini, Commissioner for Peace and Security Smail Chergui, Commissioner for Political Affairs Minata Samate Cessouma and Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed. They discussed the ongoing cooperation between the three organisations and ways to better coordinate efforts in addressing global challenges. They concurred that peace, security and stability are paramount not only to ensure decent living conditions for all citizens, but also to attract investments necessary for sustainable and inclusive growth.

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    2018-09-23 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/joint-communique-of-third-african-union-european-union-united-nations-trilateral-meeting-new-york-23-september-2018
    <![CDATA[Communiqué on the visit of the Chairperson to Gabon and the Central African Republic]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/communique-on-the-visit-of-the-chairperson-to-gabon-and-the-central-african-republicAddis Ababa, 20 September 2018: The Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, concluded a two-day working visit to Gabon and the Central African Republic (CAR), on 17 and 18 September 2018, respectively.  This is part of his regular consultations with Heads of States and Government of member states, to advance the African Union agenda.

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    2018-09-20 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/communique-on-the-visit-of-the-chairperson-to-gabon-and-the-central-african-republic
    <![CDATA[The 795th meeting of the AU Peace and Security Council on the implementation of the AU-led Regional Cooperation Initiative for the Elimination of the Lord’s Resistance Army (RCI-LRA)]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-795th-meeting-of-the-au-peace-and-security-council-on-the-implementation-of-the-au-led-regional-cooperation-initiative-for-the-elimination-of-the-lord-s-resistance-army-rci-lraThe Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), at its 795th meeting, held in Addis Ababa, on 20 September 2018, adopted the following decision on the implementation of the AU-led Regional Cooperation Initiative for the Elimination of the Lord’s Resistance Army (RCI-LRA):

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    2018-09-20 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-795th-meeting-of-the-au-peace-and-security-council-on-the-implementation-of-the-au-led-regional-cooperation-initiative-for-the-elimination-of-the-lord-s-resistance-army-rci-lra
    <![CDATA[Statement of the Chairperson of the Commission on the attacks against Civilians in Burayu, Ethiopia]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/statement-of-the-chairperson-of-the-commission-on-the-attacks-against-civilians-in-burayu-ethiopiaAddis Ababa, 19 September 2018: The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union, Moussa Faki Mahamat, has received with utmost sadness and shock the news of the attack during the weekend against innocent civilians in the locality of Burayu, near Addis Ababa, in the course of which a number of people were killed and many others wounded and displaced.

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    2018-09-19 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/statement-of-the-chairperson-of-the-commission-on-the-attacks-against-civilians-in-burayu-ethiopia
    <![CDATA[Remarks by Amb. Smail Chergui, Commissioner for Peace and Security at the Workshop on Transhumance Conflicts in Africa, Addis Ababa, 18 September 2018]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/remarks-by-amb-smail-chergui-commissioner-for-peace-and-security-at-the-workshop-on-transhumance-conflicts-in-africa-addis-ababa-18-september-2018The Commissioner, Rural Economy and Agriculture,

    Ag. Director of Peace and Security,

    Director for Rural Economy and Agriculture,

    Distinguished Guests,

    Ladies and Gentlemen,

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    2018-09-19 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/remarks-by-amb-smail-chergui-commissioner-for-peace-and-security-at-the-workshop-on-transhumance-conflicts-in-africa-addis-ababa-18-september-2018
    <![CDATA[The 794th meeting of the AU Peace and Security Council on the situation in the Central African Republic (CAR)]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-794th-meeting-of-the-au-peace-and-security-council-on-the-situation-in-the-central-african-republic-carThe Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), at its 794th meeting held on 19 September 2018, received a briefing from the Commission on the situation in the Central African Republic (CAR).

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    2018-09-19 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-794th-meeting-of-the-au-peace-and-security-council-on-the-situation-in-the-central-african-republic-car
    <![CDATA[The 794th meeting of the AU Peace and Security Council on the situation in Burundi:]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-794th-meeting-of-the-au-peace-and-security-council-on-the-situation-in-burundiThe Peace and Security of the African Union (AU), at its 794th meeting, held on 19 September 2018, adopted the following decision on the situation in Burundi:

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    2018-09-19 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-794th-meeting-of-the-au-peace-and-security-council-on-the-situation-in-burundi
    <![CDATA[Press Statement on the Italian Deputy Prime Minister comments on African Migrants]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/on-the-italian-deputy-prime-minister-comments-on-african-migrantsAddis Ababa, 18 September 2018: The African Union Commission expresses dismay at the comments made by the Italian Deputy Prime Minister, Mr. Matteo Salvini, at a recent conference in Vienna at which he likened African immigrants to slaves. It is the view of the African Union that name-calling will not resolve the migration challenges facing Africa and Europe.

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    2018-09-18 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/on-the-italian-deputy-prime-minister-comments-on-african-migrants
    <![CDATA[The Chairperson of the Commission welcomes the signing of the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-chairperson-of-the-commission-welcomes-the-signing-of-the-revitalized-agreement-on-the-resolution-of-the-conflict-in-the-republic-of-south-sudanAddis Ababa, 13 September 2018: The Chairperson of the Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat welcomes the signing of the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan (R-ARCSS) on 12 September 2018 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The Chairperson wishes to commend the efforts of the IGAD countries towards addressing the multiple challenges that face South Sudan through a mediated process that culminated in the R-ACRSS.

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    2018-09-13 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-chairperson-of-the-commission-welcomes-the-signing-of-the-revitalized-agreement-on-the-resolution-of-the-conflict-in-the-republic-of-south-sudan
    <![CDATA[The AU hosts a Training Workshop for Civil Society Organizations on Security Sector Governance and Management ]]>http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-au-hosts-a-training-workshop-for-civil-society-organizations-on-security-sector-governance-and-managementAddis Ababa, 10 September 2018: From 5 to 7 September 2018, the Commission of the African Union (AU) hosted a training workshop for Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) under the theme “Security Sector Governance and Management (SSGM): Toward Defining Entry Points for a CSO SSR Influencing Strategy”. The training workshop aimed to deepen the understanding of CSOs of the structures and processes of security sector governance and management.

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    2018-09-10 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffohttp://www.peaceau.org/en/article/the-au-hosts-a-training-workshop-for-civil-society-organizations-on-security-sector-governance-and-management