“Grand Debate on the Union Government”

 

Ms Habiba Mejri-Cheikh,
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African Union Commission
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Current African Union (AU) Chairperson, H.E. President John Kufuor of Ghana





African Union Commission (AUC) Chairperson,H.E. Professor Alpha Oumar Konare



1-3 July: 9th Ordinary Session of the Assembly
 
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ADDRESS BY THE CHAIRPERSON OF THE AFRICAN UNION, H.E. PRESIDENT J.A. KUFUOR, AT THE OPENING OF THE NINTH ORDINARY SESSION OF THE ASSEMBLY OF THE AFRICAN UNION IN ACCRA, GHANA
28-29 June : 11th Ordinary Session of the Executive Council
 


DECISIONS AND DECLARATION


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  Statement By The Vice-President Of The Republic Of Ghana, H. E. Alhaji Aliu Mahama, At The Opening Of The Eleventh Ordinary Session Of The Executive Council Of The African Union In Accra, Ghana, From 28th To 29th June 2007 At The Accra International Conference Centre.
  Opening Statement by Nana Akufo-Addo, Minister for Foreign Affrairs of the Republic of Ghana and Chairperson of the Executive Council of the Africa Union at the 11th Ordinary Session of the Executive Council in Accra
  Statement by ECA Executive Secretary
25-26 June : 14th Ordinary Session of the Permanent Representatives Committee (PRC)
 

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  News
 
The five new members of the African Commission on Human and People’s Rights have been elected


Accra - 29 June 2007- The election of the five new members of the African Commission on Human and People’s Rights (ACHPR) (four women and one man, see list below), took place during the eleventh Ordinary Session of the Executive Council, in line with the the 9th African Union Summit in Accra, Ghana.

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GHANAIAN MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS HOLDS PRESS CONFERENCE ON SUMMIT PREPARATIONS

Accra 27 June 2007 – The Ghanaian Minister of Foreign Affairs and NEPAD, Hon. Nana Addo Danquah Akuffo today held a press conference at the conference room of the Ministry of Information and Diasporean Relations in Accra, Ghana. PRESS RELEASE


THE 11th ORDINARY SESSION OF THE EXECUTIVE COUNCIL KICKS OFF TODAY IN ACCRA, GHANA

Accra, Ghana - 27 June 2007- The eleventh Ordinary Session of the Executive Council begins holding today, Thursday June 28 2007 in Accra, Ghana.

For two days, the Executive Council, which comprises Ministers of Foreign Affairs of AU Member States, will consider several issues featuring on its agenda.

Top on the agenda of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs is discussion on the modalities of the election of members of the African Union Commission for a four year mandate. The Ministers are also expected to make arrangements for the election of the new members of the African Commission on Human and People’s Rights. PRESS RELEASE


THE PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVES COMMITTEE (PRC) BEGINS MEETING IN ADDIS ABABA IN LINE WITH THEIR 14th ORNINARY SESSION

Addis Ababa 20 June 2007 – The Permanent Representatives Committee (PRC) on Monday 18 June began meeting at the headquarters of the African Union, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, within the framework of their 14th Ordinary Session. Holding some few days ahead of the official opening of the PRC meeting scheduled for Monday 25 June 2007, in Accra, capital city of the Republic of Ghana, the Ambassadors, Permanent Representatives of AU member States to take part in the Summit, have begun brainstorming on topical issues featuring on their agenda. PRESS RELEASE


 

The Assembly meeting of July 2005 in Sirte affirmed that the ultimate goal of the African Union is full political and economic integration leading to the United States of Africa.
At the 7th Session of the Assembly in Banjul in July 2006, the Assembly again reiterated this goal.
In November 2006, the Executive Council concluded, “All member states accept the United States of Africa as a common and desirable goal”.
From 8-9 May, 2007, the Executive Council met in Durban, South Africa to brainstorm on the state of the Union before the Summit is held in July.
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WELCOME SPEECH BY H.E. JOHN AGYEKUM KUFUOR

SPEECH BY GHANA'S MISNISTER FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS

Speech by H.E. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni President of the Republic of Uganda

Speech by H.E.Mahmoud Ahamdinejad President of the Islamic Republic of Iran

  Official Web site of the host Government
  http://ausummit-accra.org.gh/
  Previous Summits
 
8th African Union Summit
7th African Union Summit
6th African Union Summit
5th African Union Summit
4th African union Summit
3rd African Union Summit

 
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