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NEWLY ELECTED MEMBERS OF THE PEACE AND SECURITY COUNCIL OF THE AFRICAN UNION (en)
2 Years-Term (mandate from 1 April 2010 to 31 March  2012

ROTATING CHAIRMANSHIP OF THE PEACE AND SECURITY COUNCIL FROM APRIL 2010 TO MARCH 2012 (en)



23 October 2007-96th Meeting of the peace and Security,
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Provisional agenda
Opening
Adoption of the provisional agenda
Briefing on the current status of implementation of the AU/UN
Hybrid operation in Darfur (UNAMID)

PRESS STATEMENT OF THE PEACE AND SECURITY COUNCIL (PSC) ON THE STATUS OF IMPLEMENTATION OF THE AFRICAN UNION/UNITED NATIONS HYBRID OPERATION IN DARFUR (UNAMID)


24 August, 2007-89th Meeting of the Peace and Security Council
Ababa, ETHIOPIA
Draft agenda
Consideration of the status of implementation o the Comprehensive Peace Agreement
(CPA)
REPORT OF THE CHAIRPERSON OF THE COMMISSION ON THE IMPLEMENTATION PROCESS OF THE COMPREHENSIVE PEACE AGREEMENT (CPA)
Communique


13 August, 2007- 87th meeting of the Peace and Security Council
The Peace and Security Council of the African Union, at its 87th Meeting held on 13 August 2007, adopted the following Communiqué on the situation in The Comoros: communiqué

APPOINTMENTS OF JOINT DEPUTY SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE AND JOINT DEPUTY FORCE COMMANDER FOR AU/UN HYBRID OPERATION IN DARFUR (UNAMID)

13 August, 2007-Following appropriate consultations, the Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Alpha Oumar Konare, has jointly appointed, today, with the UN Secretary General, General Henry Anyidoho (rtd) as Joint Deputy Special Representative and Major General Emmanuel Karake Karenzi as Joint Deputy Force Commander for the AU/UN Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID). Press release


23 July, 2007-82nd MEETING OF PEACE AND SECURITY COUNCIL , Addis Ababa, ETHIOPIA
PRESS STATEMENT ON THE SITUATION IN THE COMOROS
20 July, 2007- 81ST MEETING OF THE PEACE AND SECURITY COUNCIL , Addis Ababa, ETHIOPIA
COMMUNIQUE ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE COMPREHENSIVE CEASEFIRE AGREEMENT OF 7 SEPTEMBER 2006 BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF BURUNDI AND THE PALIPEHUTU-FNL OF AGATHON RWASA
18 July, 2007- 80th Peace and Security Meeting :
Consideration of the Report of the Chairperson on the situation in Somalia.
COMMUNIQUE
REPORT OF THE CHAIRPERSON OF THE COMMISSION ON THE SITUATION IN SOMALIA

22 June, 2007-79TH MEETING of PEACE AND SECURITY COUNCIL
ON THE SITUATION IN DARFUR , ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA

COMMUNIQUE ON THE SITUATION IN DARFUR

REPORT OF THE CHAIRPERSON OF THE COMMISSION AND THE SECRETARY-GENERAL OF THE UNITED NATIONS ON THE HYBRID OPERATION IN DARFUR

20 June, 2007- MEETING OF THE MINISTERIAL COMMITTEE OF THE COUNTRIES OF THE REGION ON THE COMOROS,
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA
COMMUNIQUE


19 June, 2007-Meeting of the PSC on the Situation in Darfur, ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA

16 June, 2007- PSC meeting with a delegation of the UN Security Council, ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA
JOINT COMMUNIQUE AGREED BY THE UN SECURITY COUNCIL AND AU PEACE AND SECURITY COUNCIL

PRESS STATEMENT ON THE VISIT OF A UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL DELEGATION TO ADDIS ABABA


Addis-Ababa, 14 June 2007 - A delegation of the United Nations Peace and Security Council, co-chaired by the British and South African Ambassadors to the UN, will pay a working visit on Saturday 16 June 2007, to the headquarters of the African Union Commission in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to meet with the African Union Peace and Security Council (PSC). press release


14 June, 2007- Meeting of the PSC on :
Situation in Burundi
Modalities of the Functioning of the Panel of the wise

ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA
13 June, 2007-PSC preparatory Consultation for the PSC/UN Security Council Meeting of 16 June 2007, ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA
4-7 June, 2007-Conference of the African Ministers in charge of border issues , Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
“Preventing Conflicts, promoting integration”
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16 May 2007 - The Chairperson of the AU Commission Condemnsthe attack on AMISOM troops
The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Mr. AlphaOumar Konare, has learnt with utter shock and disbelief of the attack on the members of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), which occurred today in Mogadishu, while they were on patrol. He is deeply saddened by the death of four
and injury of other six soldiers, all from the Ugandan contingent as a result of thisunprovoked attack.
press release

16 May 2007 - UNHCR HANDS OVER EQUIPMENT TO AU

On 16 May, the United Nations High Commission for Refugees handed over a server, a portable LCD projector and a high density scanner to the Department of Peace and Security at the African Union. The equipment, worth over $9000 was handed over by the UNHCR Regional Representative accredited to the African Union, Mr. Ilunga Ngandu to the Director of Peace and Security (PSC) Mr. Geoffrey Mugumya. more


14 May, 2007-AU, RECS, G8 AND OTHER PARTNERS MEET ON PEACE AND SECURITY , Addis Ababa, Ethiopia




Addis Ababa, 14 May 2007- An annual consultation is taking place today, at the African Union in Addis Ababa, between the AU, Regional Economic Communities (RECs), the G8 and other partners.

Co chaired by the ambassadors of Nigeria, in its capacity as Chairperson of the AU Peace and Security Council (PSC) for May and Germany, in its capacity as the Chair of the G8, the meeting is discussing many issues, among them; the establishment of the AU Peace and Security Architecture (APSA), the status of preparations for the G8 Summit to be held in Helligendamn, Germany; and 2005 communiqués of the AU- G8 consultations.

The meeting is taking place in the context of the Joint Africa/ G8 Plan to Enhance African Capabilities to Undertake Peace Support Operations.


8 May, 2007- The Chairperson of the African Union Commission and the UN Secretary-General appoint Rodolphe Adada of the Republic of Congo as Joint AU-UN Special Representative for Darfur
press release

18 April, 2007-Seminar on De-mining and Disarmament.
Theme : AU-EU Security Dialogue: Towards a Common Agenda for de-mining and Disarmament”.
Organized by: AU and EU
Lalibella Ballroom in Sheraton Hotel, Addis Ababa

Joint Concept Note
Key Note Presentation to the AU-EU Security Dialogue: Towards a Common Agenda For De-mining and Disarmament by Geofrey Mugumya Director of Peace and Security
Africa Union Commission

Conclusions of the co-chairs
New York, 17 April, 2007- At the invitation of the United Nations Secretary General, Mr. Ban Ki-moon, The Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, Prof. Alpha O. Konare, paid a working visit for consultations at the United Nations headquarters on 16 and 17 April 2007 in New York. The meetings were attended a delegation from the African Union, including Dr. Salim Ahmed Salim, AU Special Envoy for Darfur, and AU Commissioner for Peace and Security, Ambassador Said Djinnit. The delegation of the UN included the UN Special Envoy for Darfur, Mr. Jan Eliasson, the Under-Secretary General for Peacekeeping Operations, Mr. Jean-Marie Guehenno. more
17 April, 2007- Meeting between the Secretary-General and African Union Chairperson Agreed conclusions on Darfur more
17 April, 2007-Darfur at the crossroads, says Ban Ki-moon as he calls for comprehensive solution more
19 March, 2007-
73rd Meeting of the Peace and Security Council (PSC)
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Agenda:
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Adoption of a Decision on the situation in Côte d'Ivoire
- Adoption of a Dec
laration on the situation in Somalia



12-13 March, 2007-

Consultative meeting on the African Union's Policy on Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Development and Decision with Civil Society Organisations,

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


Opening speech by the Director of AU PSC Departement

Decision on the au Policy framework on Post-Conflict Reconstruction and development -Doc. Ex.Cl/274 (IX)-
Report on the elaboration of a framework document on Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Development PCRD)


Addis Ababa, 06 March, 2007- The Commissioner for Peace and Security of the African Union signed the Status of Mission Agreement (SOMA) for the AU Mission in Somalia with The Ambassador of Somalia
The Commissioner for Peace and Security of the African Union, Ambassador Said Djinnit, received today in his office the Ambassador of Somalia, Ambassador Abdikarin Farah with whom he signed the Status of Mission Agreement (SOMA) for the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM).
press release

 

 
 
 

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