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Information for the participants of the
13th AU Summit
 
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ASSEMBLY

PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVES COMMITTEE Eighteenth Ordinary Session
24-26 June 2009
Sirte, Libya
  EXECUTIVE COUNCIL
Fifteenth Ordinary Session
28 30 June 2009
Sirte, Libya
  ASSEMBLY OF THE AU
Thirteenth Ordinary Session
1-3 July 2009
Sirte, Libya
               
Draft Agenda (ar/en/fr/po)   Draft Agenda (ar/en/fr/po)   Draft Agenda (ar/en/fr/po)
Programme of Events   Programme of Events   Programme of Events
Press releases   Press releases   Press releases
Speeches   Speeches   Speeches
               

Decisions and declarations of the Thirteenth Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union
(Ar / En / Fr / Po)

Decisions and declarations of the Fifteenth Ordinary Session of the Executive Council
(Ar / En / Fr / Po)

NEWS
AFRICAN HEADS OF STATES END 13th SUMMIT IN SIRTE WITH AN AGREEMENT FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE AFRICAN UNION AUTHORITY

Sirte, 6 July 2009 –
The 13th Ordinary Session of the African Union ended on Friday 3 July 2009, in the Ouagadougou Conference Center in Sirte, Libya. Press release

AFRICAN HEADS OF STATE CALL FOR COMMON AFRICAN POSITION ON AGRICULTURE AND SOLID FRAMEWORK FOR FOOD SECURITY

Sirte, 1st July 2009 -
African Union Heads of States gathered in Sirte, Libya, today Wednesday 1st July 2009, within the framework of the 13th Ordinary Session of the Summit of the African Union, under the Chairmanship of Leader Mouammar Ghaddafi, Leader of the Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, and Chairperson of the African Union.Press release


OFFICIAL OPENING OF THE 13th SUMMIT OF THE AFRICAN UNION
Sirte, 30 June 2009 – The 13th Ordinary Session of the African Union (AU) Summit opens tomorrow, Wednesday 1st July 2009, at 10 am, in the Ouagadougou Conference Centre, Sirte, Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya.Press release


ELECTION OF MEMBERS OF AFRICAN COMMISSION ON HUMAN AND PEOPLE’S RIGHTS AND MEMBERS OF THE AU COMMISSION OF INTERNATIONAL LAW

Sirte, 30 June 2009 – African Union ministers of Foreign Affairs, who constitute the Executive Council at their 15th Ordinary Session in Sirte, Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, elected on Tuesday 30 June 2009, members of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights (ACHPR) and members of the African Union Commission on International Law (AUCIL).  Press release


21st SUMMIT OF THE NEPAD HEADS OF STATE AND GOVERNMENT IMPLEMENTATION COMMITTEE OPENS TODAY IN SIRTE
Sirte, 30 June 2009 –  The 21ST Summit of the NEPAD Heads of State and Government Implementation Committee (HSGIC) officially opened this morning Tuesday 30 June 2009, at the Ouagadougou Conference Centre in Sirte, Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya.
Holding at the margins of the 13th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union, under the theme: “Investing in Agriculture for Economic Growth and Food Security”, the HSGIC Summit was chaired by Mr. Meles Zenawi, Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and Chairperson of the HSGIC, in the presence of Leader Mouammar Ghaddafi, of the Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya and current Chairperson of the African Union, the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Mr. Jean Ping as well as the Heads of States of the HSGIC Member States. Press release

-OPENING REMARKS BY H.E. JEAN PING CHAIRPERSON OF THE AFRICAN UNION COMMISSION ( EN / FR )

15TH Ordinary Session of the Executive Council Official Ends Today

Sirte, 30 June 2009 – The official closing ceremony of the 15th Ordinary Session  of the Executive Council which kicked off on 28 June 2009, is scheduled to take place today, Tuesday 30 June 2009, immediately after they finish discussing the items on their agenda, at the Ouagadougou Conference Centre, in Sirte, the Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, under the chairmanship of Mr. Ali Abdessalam Triki, Libyan Secretary of African Affairs, External Communication and International Cooperation who is also the Chairperson of the AU Executive Council. Press release

AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT: COMMISSIONER RHODA PEACE TUMUSIIME CALLS FOR AN ENHANCED AFRICAN INTEGRATED MARKET
Sirte, 29 June 2009 - “Let us make agriculture a viable investment option that will open more opportunities for enhanced investment and growth of African Agriculture”. Mrs. Rhoda Peace Tumusiime, Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture of the African Union, was speaking today, Monday 29 June 2009, while addressing journalists at a press conference held at the margins of the 13th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the AU in Sirte, Libya, under the theme: “Investing in Agriculture for Economic Growth and Food Security”. Press release

15th Ordinary Session of the Executive Council: Chairperson Ping calls for Respect of the Constitution

Sirte, 28 June 2009 - The 15th Ordinary Session of the Executive Council of the African Union opened on Sunday 28 June 2009 in Sirte, Libya, within the framework of the 13th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union, under the theme: ’’Invest in Agriculture for Economic Growth and Food Security ’’. Press release

INTERVENTION DU DR Jean PING, PRESIDENT DE LA COMMISSION DE L’UNION AFRICAINE -15è SESSION DU CONSEIL EXECUTIF 28 JUIN 2009, SYRTE

 

GHADDAFI: INVITE D'HONNEUR DE LA CEREMONIE D'OUVERTURE LA DE 15EME SESSION ORDINAIRE DU CONSEIL EXECUTIF 

 

Syrte, le 28 juin 2009 – La 15ème session ordinaire du Conseil Exécutif de l’Union africaine a démarré ses travaux, aujourd'hui, dimanche 28 juin 2009 à Syrte, Libye, dans le cadre de la 13ème Session ordinaire de la Conférence des Chefs d’état et de gouvernement de l’Union Africaine, qui se tient sous le thème ‘’Investir dans l’Agriculture pour la croissance économique et la sécurité alimentaire’’. COMMUNIQUE DE PRESSE





15th Ordinary Session of the Executive Council Opens in Sirte
Sirte 27 June 2009 –
The Executive Council of the African Union will converge in the Ouagadougou Conference Centre, Sirte, Libya, from 28 June ahead of the 13th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union, under the theme: “Investing in Agriculture for Economic Growth and Food Security”. Press release

AU AMBASSADORS END DELIBERATIONS ON SUMMIT ITEMS IN SIRTE
 
Sirte, 27 June 2009 – The 18th Ordinary Session of the Permanent Representatives Committee (PRC) which kicked off on 24 June 2009, ended on 27 June 2009, at the Ouagadougou Conference Centre in Sirte, Libya. The closing ceremony was chaired by Mr. Ali Awidan, Libyan Ambassador to the African Union and Chairperson of the PRC, in the presence of Mr. Erastus Mwencha, Deputy Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC). Press release

CAADP Day: African Union Promotes Agricultural Development in Africa

Tripoli, 27 June 2009 – At the margin of the 13th Ordinary Session of the AU Assembly scheduled for Sirte, Libya, under the theme: “Investing in Agriculture for Economic Growth and Food Security”, the African Union Commission and its program, NEPAD, celebrated on Saturday 27 June 2009, the day of the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP), in Tripoli, Libya.

. Press release

CAADP DAY: STRIVING TO PLACE AGRICULTURE AS TOP PRIORITY ON AFRICA’S AGENDA

Sirte, Libya, 27 June 2009 – Given that the theme of the 13th Ordinary Session of the African Union Summit being held in Sirte Libya, is devoted to the agriculture sector in Africa, the opportunities of regional agricultural trade and market systems, the challenges for stimulating economic transformation and growth in Africa, and the financing of the agriculture sector for sustainable development, the African Union Commission will be celebrating the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Program (CAADP) Day tomorrow, Saturday 27 June 2009, in Tripoli, Libya, at the margins of the AU Summit, under the theme: “Investing in Agriculture for Economic Growth and Food Security”. Press release

CONCEPT NOTE TO THE ‘CAADP DAY’

18th Ordinary Session of the Permanent Representatives Committee Discusses Racism and Slavery
Sirte, 25 June 2009 – Members of the Permanent Representatives Committee (PRC) of the African Union (AU) have called on Member States to continue working hard in their efforts to restore Africa’s identity by restoring reparations for the historical damage caused by the slave trade in Africa. They said racism should be considered as a crime against humanity. To that effect, the Ambassadors stressed the need for the continent to work together, so that Africa can fully regain its rights. Press release

 

The 18th Ordinary Session of the Permanent Representatives Committee Officially Kicks off in Sirte

Sirte, 24 June 2009 – "We have gathered here today in the historic city of Sirte which saw the birth of the Sirte Declaration that led to the creation of the African Union. This unity makes all of us proud and has continued to manifest itself more and more over the last few years, under the leadership of Brother Leader of the Revolution as well as the Heads of States of the Continent who share the same to enhance this process that was launched here in Sirtes”.Press release(En/ Fr /Ar )

 

DISCOURS DE S.E. MR. JEAN PING PRESIDENT DE LA COMMISSION DE L’UNION AFRICAINE A L’OUVERTURE DE LA 18ème SESSION ORDINAIRE DU COMITE DES REPRESENTANTS PERMANENTS



13th AU SUMMIT
PRESS RELEASE N0. 6/2009

Agriculture at the Centre of 13th Assembly of the African Union Heads of State and Government Billed for Sirte, Libya.
Addis Ababa 19 June 2009 – The Thirteen Ordinary Session of the Summit of the African Union Heads of State and Government will officially kick off on 24 June 2009, in Sirte in the Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, at the level of the Permanent Representatives Committee (PRC), meeting at its 18th Ordinary Session, under the theme: “Investing in Agriculture for Economic Growth and Food Security”. The Summit is expected to hold from the 24th of June 2009 to the 3rd of July 2009. Press release (ar/en)



Addis Ababa, 16 June 2009 -
The African Union Commission wishes to inform the representatives of the media who will to cover the 13th Ordinary Session of the AU Summit, which will take place from 24 June to 3rd July 2009 in Sirte, Libya that, for any inquires about the facilities related to the Summit, such as accommodation, visa and other facilities, they are herby advised to contact:

The Libyan Organizing Committee
Telephone: 00218.213400185
                        00218.213400176
                        00218.21.3408597
Fax:00218.21.3400390
Email: au-summit@foreign.gov.ly

 

For more information go to the Libyan Government web site, at http://foreign.gov.ly/online/ausummit2009

The representatives of the media are also advised to translate their passports into Arabic before traveling to Libya.



SIRTE TO HOST 13th AFRICAN UNION SUMMIT OF HEADS OF STATE AND GOVERNMENT

Addis Ababa, 18 May 2009 - The next Ordinary Sessions of the decision-making organs of the African Union will take place in Sirte, Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya. The decision was taken today, Monday 18 May 2009, during the meeting of the Permanent Representatives Committee (PRC) at the African Union Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Press release (ar/en)

 

 

 
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