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Communiqué of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission on the Situation in Libya

The Chairperson expresses his firm support for the popular demands for their well-being and strongly upholds their ardent desire for a rapid end to the crisis in the country

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, is following with keen attention the situation in Libya. The Chairperson expresses his firm support for the popular demands for their well-being and strongly upholds their ardent desire for a rapid end to the crisis in the country that has lasted…

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The Chairperson of the AUC expresses shock at violent treatment of African migrants at Morocco-Spain border leading to deaths and injuries, calls for an immediate investigation

The Chairperson calls for an immediate investigation into the matter

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission H.E. Moussa Faki Mahamat expresses his deep shock and concern at the violent and degrading treatment of African migrants attempting to cross an international border from Morocco into Spain, with the ensuing violence leading to the deaths of at least 23 people and…

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The African Union Deploys a Pre-election Assessment Mission to Kenya

The joint AU-COMESA-EAC Mission to Kenya will consider the state of preparedness for the 9 August 2022 General Elections and the overall context in which the polls will take place

Following an invitation from the Government of the Republic of Kenya to the African Union to observe the forthcoming General Elections scheduled for 9 August 2022, the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, H.E. Moussa Faki Mahamat, has authorised the deployment of a Pre-election Assessment Mission to Kenya from 16…

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African Union Chairperson condemns attack on African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) base in Somalia

The Chairperson pays tribute to the Burundian peacekeepers who lost their lives helping to bring peace and stability to Somalia

The Chairperson of the Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, has condemned in the strongest terms the terrorist attack perpetrated by Al Shabaab militants against an African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) base in Middle Shabele region, south west of Mogadishu, on 3 May 2022 The Chairperson pays tribute to the…

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AUC Chairperson Welcomes the Declaration of An Indefinite Humanitarian Truce by The Ethiopian Government in Tigray Region

The Chairperson continues to advocate for a negotiated permanent comprehensive ceasefire, and for parties to engage in dialogue towards this goal

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, His Excellency, Moussa Faki Mahamat welcomes the Declaration of an indefinite Humanitarian Truce by the Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia in an effort to expedite the provision of much needed humanitarian aid to people in need in the Tigray region.…

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The 20th Ordinary Session of the African Union Commission on International Law Opens

The AUCIL Session will deliberate on different items on its agenda

The 20th Ordinary Session of the African Union Commission on International Law (AUCIL) kicked off at the AU Headquarters, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia with a hope to contribute in resolving some of the legal challenges Africa is currently facing. Opening the Meeting, Judge Ismael Hersi, AUCIL Deputy Chairperson, stressed on the need for…

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AUC and Kingdom of Morocco Sign the Revised Constitution of the African Civil Aviation Commission (AFCAC) and the Memorandum of Implementation (MOI) of the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM)

By signing the SAATM Memorandum of Implementation (MOI) the countries commit to revise all their Bilateral Air Service Agreements (BASAs) with other African countries

On the 9th March 2022, the Kingdom of Morocco signed the Revised Constitution of the African Civil Aviation Commission (AFCAC) and the Memorandum of Implementation (MoI) of the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM). The signing Ceremony organized by the African Union Commission through its Office of the Legal Counsel,…

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African Union Commissioner for ESTI speaks on the need for a coordinated approach in the management of Africa’s natural resources

An enabling pillar of the African outer space flagship, the programme is implemented through grants supporting regional and national projects across Africa

An African Union programme dedicated to the sustainable management of the environment and natural resources on Monday 14 March 2022, officially commenced its second implementation phase. The Global Monitoring for the Environment and Security, and Africa (GMES and Africa), marked the kick-off of its second phase with an award and…

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Statement of the African Union on the reported ill treatment of Africans trying to leave Ukraine

The Chairpersons urge all countries to respect international law and show the same empathy and support to all people fleeing war notwithstanding their racial identity

The current Chair of the African Union (AU.int)  and President of the Republic of Senegal, H.E. Macky Sall, and the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, H.E. Moussa Faki Mahamat, are following closely the developments in Ukraine and are particularly disturbed by reports that African citizens on the Ukrainian side of…

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Africa Honour Day to Take Centre Stage at Expo 2020

National and Honour Days at Expo are moments to celebrate each of the Participants, shining light on their culture and achievements, and showcasing their pavilions as well as programming

As the African Union celebrates its 20th anniversary, Expo 2020 Dubai will dedicate Sunday 27th of February to honour the works of the African people, celebrating the continents day. “It is our intention to bring our African diaspora, the people of the United Arab Emirates, and the international community a day (and…