Peace and Security Department, African Union, ending conflicts and sustaining peace in Africahttp://www.peaceau.org/Peace and Security, African Union, RSS FeedenWednesday 20 January 2021 Wednesday 20 January 2021 5Peace and Security Department, African Union, ending conflicts and sustaining peace in Africa/images/logo-african-union-peace-and-security-by-kodjo-en.gif<![CDATA[Statement attributable to the Chairperson of the African Union Commission and the Secretary-General of the United Nations]]>/en/article/statement-attributable-to-the-chairperson-of-the-african-union-commission-and-the-secretary-general-of-the-united-nationsThe Chairperson of the African Union Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat and the Secretary-General of the United Nations António Guterres refer to the decisions respectively made by the African Union Peace and Security Council in communiqué PSC/PR/COMM. (CMLXVIII) of 30 November 2020 and the United Nations Security Council in resolution 2559 (2020) of 22 December 2020, to terminate the mandate of the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Mission in Darfur (UNAMID). 

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2020-12-31 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffo/en/article/statement-attributable-to-the-chairperson-of-the-african-union-commission-and-the-secretary-general-of-the-united-nations
<![CDATA[Decision and Declaration: Assembly of the Union 14th Extra-Ordinary Session (on Silencing the Guns), 6 December 2020, Johannesburg, Republic of South Africa, Virtual Platforms (Zoom)]]>/en/article/decision-and-declaration-assembly-of-the-union-14th-extra-ordinary-session-on-silencing-the-guns-6-december-2020-johannesburg-republic-of-south-africa-virtual-platforms-zoomDecision and Declaration: Assembly of the Union 14th Extra-Ordinary Session (on Silencing the Guns), 6 December 2020, Johannesburg, Republic of South Africa, Virtual Platforms (Zoom)

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2020-12-24 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffo/en/article/decision-and-declaration-assembly-of-the-union-14th-extra-ordinary-session-on-silencing-the-guns-6-december-2020-johannesburg-republic-of-south-africa-virtual-platforms-zoom
<![CDATA[Communiqué of the 968th meeting of the PSC held on 30 November 2020, on the situation in Darfur and the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) transition]]>/en/article/communique-of-the-968th-meeting-of-the-psc-held-on-30-november-2020-on-the-situation-in-darfur-and-the-african-union-united-nations-hybrid-operation-in-darfur-unamid-transitionCOMMUNIQUÉ

Adopted by the Peace and Security Council at its 968th meeting held on 30 November 2020, on the situation in Darfur and the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) transition,

The Peace and Security Council,

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2020-12-08 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffo/en/article/communique-of-the-968th-meeting-of-the-psc-held-on-30-november-2020-on-the-situation-in-darfur-and-the-african-union-united-nations-hybrid-operation-in-darfur-unamid-transition
<![CDATA[Communique of the 967th meeting of the PSC held on 26 November 2020, on the situation in the Horn of Africa: How best to support the transitions in Somalia, South Sudan and Sudan]]>/en/article/communique-of-the-967th-meeting-of-the-psc-held-on-26-november-2020-on-the-situation-in-the-horn-of-africa-how-best-to-support-the-transitions-in-somalia-south-sudan-and-sudanCOMMUNIQUÉ

Adopted by the Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU) at its 967th meeting held on 26 November 2020, on the situation in the Horn of Africa: How best to support the transitions in Somalia, South Sudan and Sudan,

 

The Peace and Security Council,

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2020-12-08 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffo/en/article/communique-of-the-967th-meeting-of-the-psc-held-on-26-november-2020-on-the-situation-in-the-horn-of-africa-how-best-to-support-the-transitions-in-somalia-south-sudan-and-sudan
<![CDATA[Communiqué of the 966th meeting of the PSC held on 24 November 2020, on the situation in Abyei]]>/en/article/communique-of-the-966th-meeting-of-the-psc-held-on-24-november-2020-on-the-situation-in-abyeiCOMMUNIQUÉ

Adopted by the Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU) at its 966th meeting held on 24 November 2020, on the situation in Abyei,

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2020-12-04 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffo/en/article/communique-of-the-966th-meeting-of-the-psc-held-on-24-november-2020-on-the-situation-in-abyei
<![CDATA[Communiqué of the 965th meeting of the PSC held on 19 November 2020, on the protection of children in conflict situations in Africa ]]>/en/article/communique-of-the-965th-meeting-of-the-psc-held-on-19-november-2020-on-the-protection-of-children-in-conflict-situations-in-africaCOMMUNIQUÉ

Adopted by the Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU) at its 965th meeting held on 19 November 2020, on the protection of children in conflict situations in Africa,

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2020-12-01 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffo/en/article/communique-of-the-965th-meeting-of-the-psc-held-on-19-november-2020-on-the-protection-of-children-in-conflict-situations-in-africa
<![CDATA[Press statement of 963rd PSC meeting on “Youth, Peace and Security: Advancing Youth Roles and Capacities for Silencing the Guns in Africa” in commemoration of the Africa Youth Month]]>/en/article/963rd-psc-meeting-on-youth-peace-and-security-advancing-youth-roles-and-capacities-for-silencing-the-guns-in-africa-in-commemoration-of-the-africa-youth-monthThe Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU) dedicated its 963rd meeting, held on 12 November 2020, to an Open Session on the theme: “Youth, Peace and Security: Advancing Youth Roles and Capacities for Silencing the Guns in Africa” in commemoration of the Africa Youth Month.

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2020-11-19 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffo/en/article/963rd-psc-meeting-on-youth-peace-and-security-advancing-youth-roles-and-capacities-for-silencing-the-guns-in-africa-in-commemoration-of-the-africa-youth-month
<![CDATA[AU–ICRC Roundtable on Operationalization of the Obligation to Ensure Respect for International Humanitarian Law]]>/en/article/au-icrc-roundtable-on-operationalization-of-the-obligation-to-ensure-respect-for-international-humanitarian-law-1Addis Ababa, 12 November 2020: The African Union (AU) Commission and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) jointly organized the fourth annual Roundtable on the Operationalization of the obligation to ensure respect for International Humanitarian Law (IHL), on 12 November 2020, held virtually through Zoom Online Platform. The Roundtable was aimed at enabling discussions on lessons and good practices for effective investigations of allegations of violations of IHL, International Human Rights Law (IHRL) and conduct and discipline standards in AU and United Nations (UN) Peace Support Operations (PSOs).

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<![CDATA[Communiqué of the 961stmeeting of the PSC held virtually on 3 November 2020, on the Situation in Libya]]>/en/article/communique-of-the-961stmeeting-of-the-psc-held-virtually-on-3-november-2020-on-the-situation-in-libyaCOMMUNIQUE

Adopted by the Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU) at its 961stmeeting held virtually on 3 November 2020, on the Situation in Libya,

The Peace and Security Council,

Noting the opening remarks made by the Permanent Representative of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia to the AU and Chairperson of the PSC for November 2020, H.E Ambassador Tesfaye Yilma, as well as the statement of the AU Commissioner for Peace and Security, H.E. Ambassador Smail Chergui; also noting the briefing by the Special Representative of the Chairperson of the AU Commission for Libya, H.E. Ambassador Wahida Ayari, as well as the statements made by the Permanent Representative of the State of Libya to the AU, H.E Ambassador Juma Ibrahim Amer; the Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General to the AU and Head of the United Nations Office to the AU, H.E. Madame Hanna Tetteh; the Assistant Secretary General and Chief of Staff of the League of Arab States, H.E. Ambassador Hosam Zaki; as well as the Representative of the European Union Delegation to the AU, H.E. Ambassador Birgitte Markussen; 

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2020-11-16 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffo/en/article/communique-of-the-961stmeeting-of-the-psc-held-virtually-on-3-november-2020-on-the-situation-in-libya
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Adopted by the Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU) at its 962nd meeting held on 5 November 2020, on the briefing by the African Peer Review Mechanism (APMR) on the Country Review Report of the Republic of Mozambique,

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2020-11-13 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffo/en/article/communique-of-the-962nd-meeting-held-on-5-november-2020-on-the-briefing-by-the-african-peer-review-mechanism-apmr-on-the-country-review-report-of-the-republic-of-mozambique
<![CDATA[Press Release: The Second Meeting of the AU Steering Committee on Security Sector Reform is Held ]]>/en/article/press-release-the-second-meeting-of-the-au-steering-committee-on-security-sector-reform-is-heldAddis Ababa, 13 November 2020: The Peace and Security Department of the African Union (AU) Commission convened, virtually, the second meeting of the AU Steering Committee on Security Sector Reform (SSR) on 5th November 2020. The key objective of the meeting was to enable exchange of ideas and experiences on SSR coordination at national and regional levels.

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2020-11-13 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffo/en/article/press-release-the-second-meeting-of-the-au-steering-committee-on-security-sector-reform-is-held
<![CDATA[Declaration of the 13th Ordinary Meeting of the Specialised Technical Committee on Defence, Safety and Security held virtually via Zoom Online Platform on 5 November 2020]]>/en/article/declaration-of-the-13th-ordinary-meeting-of-the-specialised-technical-committee-on-defence-safety-and-security-held-virtually-via-zoom-online-platform-on-5-november-20201.   We, the members of the Specialized Technical Committee on Defence, Safety and Security (STCDSS) of the African Union (AU) met at the 13th Meeting held virtually via Zoom Online Platform and considered the Conclusions of the 16th Meeting of the African Chiefs of Defence and Heads of Safety and Security (ACDSS) held on 4 November 2020, which was preceded by a Meeting of Experts held from 2 to 3 November 2020.

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2020-11-05 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffo/en/article/declaration-of-the-13th-ordinary-meeting-of-the-specialised-technical-committee-on-defence-safety-and-security-held-virtually-via-zoom-online-platform-on-5-november-2020
<![CDATA[Press Release: 31st Meeting of the expanded Operations Coordination Committee (MOCC) ]]>/en/article/press-release-31st-meeting-of-the-expanded-operations-coordination-committee-moccAddis Ababa, 21st October, 2020: The 31st Meeting of the expanded Military Operations Coordination Committee (MOCC) of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) was held virtually on 21 October, 2020. The meeting was chaired by H.E. Ambassador Smail Chergui, AU Commissioner for Peace and Security and attended by the Chiefs of Defense Forces/Staffs (CDF/S) of Ethiopia, Kenya, Burundi, Somalia; Inspector General of Police (IGP) of Sierra Leone, representatives of IGP Ghana; Assistant Secretary General Ambassador Lisa Filipetto, Head of UNSOS and Ambasssador Birgitte MARKUSSEN, Head of European Union Delegation to the African Union. The CDFs of Djibouti and Uganda could not participate due to technical reasons.

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Adopted by the Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU) at its 960th meeting held on 28 October 2020, on the Establishment of the Special Unit on Counter-Terrorism within the framework of the African Standby Force (ASF):

 

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<![CDATA[Communique of the 958th PSC meeting on Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Development (PCRD) in Africa]]>/en/article/communique-of-the-958th-psc-meeting-on-post-conflict-reconstruction-and-development-pcrd-in-africaCOMMUNIQUÉ

 

Adopted by the Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU) at its 958th meeting held on 23 October 2020, on Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Development (PCRD) in Africa

 

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Adopted by the Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU) at its 957th meeting held on 20 October 2020, on the Impact of Foreign Terrorist Fighters on Peace and Security in Africa

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2020-10-27 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffo/en/article/communique-of-the-957th-psc-meeting-on-the-impact-of-foreign-terrorist-fighters-on-peace-and-security-in-africa
<![CDATA[ Joint Communique of the 12th Annual Joint Consultative Meeting of the Peace and Security Council of the African Union and the Political and Security Committee of the European Union ]]>/en/article/joint-communique-of-the-12th-annual-joint-consultative-meeting-of-the-peace-and-security-council-of-the-african-union-and-the-political-and-security-committee-of-the-european-unionJOINT COMMUNIQUÉ ON THE 12th VIRTUAL ANNUAL JOINT CONSULTATIVE MEETING OF THE AFRICAN UNION PEACE AND SECURITY COUNCIL AND THE EUROPEAN UNION POLITICAL AND SECURITY COMMITTEE

 

On 26 October 2020, the African Union (AU) Peace and Security Council (AU PSC) and the European Union (EU) Political and Security Committee (EU PSC) held their 12th Annual Joint Consultative Meeting, virtually, as part of their regular dialogue within the framework of Article 17 of the Protocol Relating to the Establishment of the Peace and Security Council of the African Union, and the AU – EU partnership. The meeting was co-chaired by H.E. Ambassador Osama Abdelkhalek, Permanent Representative of the Arab Republic of Egypt to the AU and Chairperson of the AUPSC for October 2020 and H.E. Ambassador Sofie From-Emmesberger, Permanent Chair of the EU PSC.

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2020-10-26 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffo/en/article/joint-communique-of-the-12th-annual-joint-consultative-meeting-of-the-peace-and-security-council-of-the-african-union-and-the-political-and-security-committee-of-the-european-union
<![CDATA[Communique of the 955th PSC Meeting on ”The Cairo Roadmap on Enhancing Peacekeeping Operation: From Mandate to Exit”]]>/en/article/communique-of-the-955th-psc-meeting-on-the-cairo-roadmap-on-enhancing-peacekeeping-operation-from-mandate-to-exitCOMMUNIQUE

 

Adopted by the Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU) at its 955th meeting by exchange of official electronic correspondence, on 15 October 2020, on” The Cairo Roadmap on Enhancing Peacekeeping Operation: From Mandate to Exit”

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Adopted by the Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU) at its 955th meeting by exchange of official electronic correspondence, on 15 October 2020, on” The Cairo Roadmap on Enhancing Peacekeeping Operation: From Mandate to Exit”

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Adopted by the Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU) at its 953rd meeting held on 8 October 2020, which was dedicated to a consultation with the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR) pursuant to Article 19 of the Protocol Relating to the Establishment of the Peace and Security Council of the African Union:

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2020-10-13 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffo/en/article/communique-of-the-953rd-meeting-of-the-psc-held-on-8-october-2020-consultation-with-the-african-commission-on-human-and-peoples-rights-achpr
<![CDATA[Communique of the 954th meeting of the PSC held on 9 October 2020, on the situation in Mali]]>/en/article/adopted-by-the-peace-and-security-council-psc-of-the-african-union-au-at-its-954th-meeting-held-on-9-october-2020-on-the-situation-in-maliAdopted by the Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU), at its 954th meeting held on 9 October 2020, on the situation in Mali, 

 The Peace and Security Council,

Taking note of the opening remarks made by the Permanent Representative of the Arab Republic of Egypt to the AU and PSC Chairperson for the month of October 2020, Ambassador Osama Abdelkhalik, the remarks made by the Chairperson of the AU Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, as well as the presentation made by the AU Commissioner for Peace and Security, Ambassador Smail Chergui; and also taking note of the statement made by Ambassador Amma A. Twum-Amoah, the Permanent Representative of the Republic of Ghana to the African Union, in its capacity as the Chair of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS);

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2020-10-12 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffo/en/article/adopted-by-the-peace-and-security-council-psc-of-the-african-union-au-at-its-954th-meeting-held-on-9-october-2020-on-the-situation-in-mali
<![CDATA[Press Statement of the 951st open session meeting of the PSC, held on 5 October 2020 on the theme: “Implementation and Commemoration of United Nations (UN) Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security”]]>/en/article/press-statement-of-the-951st-open-session-meeting-of-the-psc-held-on-5-october-2020-on-the-theme-implementation-and-commemoration-of-united-nations-un-security-council-resolution-1325-on-women-peace-and-security-1PRESS STATEMENT

 

The Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU), dedicated its 951st   meeting, held on 5 October 2020, to a virtual open session on the theme: “Implementation and Commemoration of United Nations (UN) Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security”. The Open Session was held to mark, both, the 20th Anniversary of the adoption of UNSC Resolution 1325 and coincided with the 25th Anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action.

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2020-10-08 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffo/en/article/press-statement-of-the-951st-open-session-meeting-of-the-psc-held-on-5-october-2020-on-the-theme-implementation-and-commemoration-of-united-nations-un-security-council-resolution-1325-on-women-peace-and-security-1
<![CDATA[Communiqué of the 952nd meeting of the PSC held on 6 October 2020, on the situation in Sudan]]>/en/article/communique-of-the-952nd-meeting-of-the-psc-held-on-6-october-2020-on-the-situation-in-sudanCOMMUNIQUÉ

 

Adopted by the Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU) at its 952nd meeting held on 6 October 2020, on the situation in Sudan,

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<![CDATA[Communiqué of the 949th meeting of the PSC held on 24 September 2020, on Consideration of 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 ]]>/en/article/communique-of-the-949th-meeting-of-the-psc-held-on-24-september-2020-on-consideration-of-the-report-of-the-chairperson-of-the-commission-on-the-situation-in-somalia-and-the-implementation-of-the-african-union-mission-in-somalia-amisom-mandateCOMMUNIQUE 

Adopted by the Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU) at its 949th meeting held on 24 September 2020, on Consideration of 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:

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2020-10-06 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffo/en/article/communique-of-the-949th-meeting-of-the-psc-held-on-24-september-2020-on-consideration-of-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
<![CDATA[Statement by H.E. Amb. Smail Chergui On the Occasion of the PSC Open Session on Women Peace and Security, 5 October 2020]]>/en/article/statement-by-h-e-amb-smail-chergui-on-the-occasion-of-the-psc-open-session-on-women-peace-and-security-5-october-2020Chair of the AU PSC for the month of October 2020, H.E Ambassador Osama Abdelkhalek, Permanent Representative of the Republic of the Arab Republic of Egypt,

Distinguished Members of the AU PSC,

H.E. Madam Bineta Diop, AU Special Envoy on Women, Peace and Security,

H. E. Dr Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director of UNWOMEN,

Honorable Dega Yasin, Minister of Women and Human Rights Development of the Federal Republic of Somalia,

Your Excellencies,
Distinguished guests,
Ladies and Gentlemen,

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2020-10-06 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffo/en/article/statement-by-h-e-amb-smail-chergui-on-the-occasion-of-the-psc-open-session-on-women-peace-and-security-5-october-2020
<![CDATA[Communique of the 948th meeting of the PSC held on 22 September 2020, on the Common African Position on the 2020 Review of the United Nations Peacebuilding Architecture, towards an enhanced global peacebuilding system]]>/en/article/communique-of-the-948thmeeting-of-the-psc-held-on-22-september-2020-on-the-common-african-position-on-the-2020-review-of-the-united-nations-peacebuilding-architecture-towards-an-enhanced-global-peacebuilding-systemAdopted by the Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU) at its 948thmeeting held on 22 September 2020, on the Common African Position on the 2020 Review of the United Nations Peacebuilding Architecture, towards an enhanced global peacebuilding system.

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2020-10-01 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffo/en/article/communique-of-the-948thmeeting-of-the-psc-held-on-22-september-2020-on-the-common-african-position-on-the-2020-review-of-the-united-nations-peacebuilding-architecture-towards-an-enhanced-global-peacebuilding-system
<![CDATA[Communique of the 946th meeting of the Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU) on the situation in Mali]]>/en/article/communique-of-the-946th-meeting-of-the-peace-and-security-council-psc-of-the-african-union-au-on-the-situation-in-maliCOMMUNIQUE

 

Adopted by the Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU), at its 946th meeting held on 17 September 2020, on the situation in Mali,

 

The Peace and Security Council,

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2020-10-01 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffo/en/article/communique-of-the-946th-meeting-of-the-peace-and-security-council-psc-of-the-african-union-au-on-the-situation-in-mali
<![CDATA[Joint Communique: Fourteenth (14th) Annual Joint Consultative Meeting between Members of The United Nations Security Council and the African Union Peace and Security Council, 30 September 2020 ]]>/en/article/joint-communique-fourteenth-14th-annual-joint-consultative-meeting-between-members-of-the-united-nations-security-council-and-the-african-union-peace-and-security-council-30-september-2020The members of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) and the African Union Peace and Security Council (AUPSC) held their Fourteenth (14th) Annual Joint Consultative Meeting via virtual platform on 30 September 2020. The members of the United Nations Security Council and the African Union Peace and Security Council recalled their previous joint communiques since the inaugural annual joint consultative meeting in 2007, which aim at enhancing cooperation and collaboration of the two Councils in the area of peace and security in Africa, which will have a positive impact on the maintenance of international peace and security.

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2020-09-30 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffo/en/article/joint-communique-fourteenth-14th-annual-joint-consultative-meeting-between-members-of-the-united-nations-security-council-and-the-african-union-peace-and-security-council-30-september-2020
<![CDATA[Joint Op-ed by Amb. Ramtane Lamamra, African Union High Representative for Silencing the Guns, and Izumi Nakamitsu, United Nations High Representative for Disarmament Affairs]]>/en/article/joint-op-ed-by-amb-ramtane-lamamra-african-union-high-representative-for-silencing-the-guns-and-izumi-nakamitsu-united-nations-high-representative-for-disarmament-affairsPursuing efforts to silence the guns in Africa

The 29th Summit of the African Union (AU), held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 3 to 4 July 2017, declared the month of September of each year, till 2020, as “Africa Amnesty Month for the surrender and collection of illicit small arms and light weapons (SALW)”. It is also to be recalled that the 33rd AU Summit held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 9-10 February 2020    adopted the theme of the Year 2020 as “Silencing the Guns – Creating Conducive Conditions for Africa’s Development”. The year 2020 was, therefore, intended to give greater emphasis to efforts at national, regional and continental levels on Silencing the Guns, and also a culmination for the Africa Amnesty Month.

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2020-09-23 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffo/en/article/joint-op-ed-by-amb-ramtane-lamamra-african-union-high-representative-for-silencing-the-guns-and-izumi-nakamitsu-united-nations-high-representative-for-disarmament-affairs
<![CDATA[Communique of the 945th Meeting of the PSC held on 15 September 2020, on the Report of the Chairperson of the Commission on the Situation in the Republic of South Sudan ]]>/en/article/communique-of-the-945th-meeting-of-the-psc-held-on-15-september-2020-on-the-report-of-the-chairperson-of-the-commission-on-the-situation-in-the-republic-of-south-sudanCOMMUNQIUE

Adopted by the Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU) at its 945th Meeting held on 15 September 2020, on the Report of the Chairperson of the Commission on the Situation in the Republic of South Sudan.  

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2020-09-18 00:00:00 GMTPeace, Security, AfricaKodjo Tchioffo/en/article/communique-of-the-945th-meeting-of-the-psc-held-on-15-september-2020-on-the-report-of-the-chairperson-of-the-commission-on-the-situation-in-the-republic-of-south-sudan