DECISIONS AND DECLARATIONS (ASSEMBLY OF THE AU)
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ELECTION OF THE CHAIRPERSON AND DEPUTY CHAIPERSON OF THE AFRICAN UNION COMMISSION

 
ELECTION OF THE COMMISSIONERS OF THE AFRICAN UNION COMMISSION
 
THE TENTH ORDINARY SESSION OF THE ASSEMBLY
ADDRESS OF THE PRESIDENT OF SOUTH AFRICA, THABO MBEKI, AT THE 10TH ORDINARY SESSION OF THE AU ASSEMBLY
 
STATEMENT BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MR. FESTUS G. MOGAE, PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF BOTSWANA
 

STATEMENT BY H.E. JEAN PING, INCOMING CHAIRPERSON OF THE AFRICAN UNION COMMISSION (AUC)
 
ADDRESS BY THE PRIME MINISTER OF EGYPT (ARABIC VERSION)
 
REFLECTIONS OF DR. KANDEH K. YUMKELLA ,DIRECTOR-GENERAL UNITED NATIONS INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION
 
PROPOS LIMINAIRE DE MME ELISABETH TANKEU COMMISSAIRE EN CHARGE DU COMMERCE ET INDUSTRIE AU SOMMET DE L'UNION AFRICAINE
 

VIDEOMESSAGE BY HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS THE PRINCE OF ORANGE, CHAIR OF UNSGAB, TO BE SHOWN AT CLOSING CEREMONY OF THE 10TH SUMMIT OF THE AFRICAN UNION, ADDIS ABABA, 2 FEBRUARY 2008.

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OPENING OF THE TENTH ORDINARY SESSION OF THE ASSEMBLY
Address by H.E. Mr.J.A. Kufuor, President of the Republic of Ghana and Chairperson of the African Union
 
Opening Statement by H.E. Professor Alpha Oumar Konare, African Union Commission (AUC) Chairperson
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Address by the Secretary General of the United Nations
 
Address by the Secretary-General of the League of Arab States
 
Speech by Former Prime Minister of Japan, Mr.Yoshiro Mori
       
MEETING OF THE ORGANISATION OF AFRICAN FIRST LADIES AGAINST AIDS (OAFLA) DURING THE 10TH ORDINARY SESSION OF THE AFRICAN UNION ASSEMBLY OF HEADS OF STATE AND GOVERNMENT

STATEMENT BY ADVOCATE BIENCE GAWANAS, AU COMMISSIONER FOR SOCIAL AFFAIRS

 
SPEECH OF MS. AZEB MESFIN, FIRST LADY OF ETHIOPIA
 
SPEECH BY H.E. ATO ASSEFA KESITO , MINISTER OF JUSTICE, FEDERAL DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF ETHIOPIA
 
SPEECH BY DEBORAH LANDEY, UNAIDS DEPUTY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
 
SPEECH BY ELIZABETH MATAKA, UN SPECIAL ENVOY ON AIDS IN AFRICA
 
SPEECH BY MS MONIQUE
 
OPENING OF THE 12TH ORDINARY SESSION OF THE EXECUTIVE COUNCIL
Opening Statement by H.E. Professor Alpha Oumar Konare, African Union Commission (AUC) Chairperson
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OPENING STATEMENT BY HON. AKWASI OSEI-ADJEI, MINISTER FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS, REGIONAL INTEGRATION AND NEPAD OF THE REPUBLIC OF GHANA AND CHAIRPERSON OF THE EXECUTIVE COUNCIL
   
STATEMENT BY ABDOULIE JANNEH UN UNDER-SECRETARY-GENERAL AND EXECUTIVE SECRETARY OF ECA
   
ADDRESS BY H.E. MR. ANAND SHARMA, MINISTER OF STATE FOR EXTERNAL AFFAIRS OF INDIA TO THE EXECUTIVE COUNCIL OF THE AFRICAN UNION
   
  ADDRESS BY THE MINISTER FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF SPAIN
   

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The 10th African Union Summit


Current African Union (AU) Chairperson, H.E Jakaya Kikwete, President of the Republic of Tanzania


(2 February 2008)
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Outgoing African Union (AU) Chairperson, H.E. President John Kufuor of Ghana
Address by H.E. Mr.J.A. Kufuor


African Union Commission (AUC) Incoming Chairperson,
H.E. Jean Ping

STATEMENT BY H.E. JEAN PING
(2 February 2008)

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CURRICULUM VITAE




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





African Union Commission (AUC) Incoming Deputy Chairperson,
H.E. Mr.Erastus J.O. MWENCHA
CURRICULUM VITAE

African Union Commission (AUC) Deputy Chairperson,
H.E. Mr.Patrick Mazimhaka


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

25 january -2 February 2008

31 January –2 February 2008 : The 10th Ordinary Session of the Assembly
Draft Agenda (Eng/ Fr / Ar / Pr)

PROGRAMME OF EVENTS (Eng/ Fr )


OPENING OF THE 10TH ORDINARY SESSION OF THE ASSEMBLY

 

AFRICAN FIRST LADIES HOLD SUMMIT ON HIV/AIDS

Addis Ababa, 5 February 2008 – The Summit of the Organisation of African First Ladies on HIV/AIDS (OAFLA) held from 31 January to 2nd February 2008 at the headquarters of the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Press release
(En / Ar)


ELECTION OF THE CHAIRPERSON AND DEPUTY CHAIPERSON OF THE AFRICAN UNION COMMISSION

Addis Ababa, 1st February 2008 – Gabonese Foreign Affairs Minister, Jean Ping, has been elected as the new Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC). The election took place today, Friday 1st February 2008, during the 10th Ordinary Session of the African Union Assembly of Heads of State and Government in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Press release (En/Ar )

ELECTION OF THE COMMISSIONERS OF THE AFRICAN UNION COMMISSION


Addis Ababa, 1ST February 2008 – Seven (07) Commissioners out of the eight portfolios of the African Union Commission were elected today, Friday 2nd February 2008, within the framework of the 10th Ordinary Session of the African Union Summit of Heads of State and Government currently holding in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.Press release (En/Ar )

COMPOSITION OF THE BUREAU OF THE 10TH SUMMIT OF THE AFRICAN UNION

 

Addis Ababa, 31 January 2008 - A new bureau of the African Union has been elected. The election took place during the 10th Ordinary Session of the African Union Assembly of Heads of State and Government in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Press release (En/Fr/Ar )

THE 10TH SUMMIT OF THE AFRICAN UNION OPENS TODAY IN ADDIS ABABA

Addis Ababa, 31 January 2008 - The 10th Ordinary Session of the African Union Assembly of Heads of State and Government kicked off this morning, Thursday 31 January 2008, at the Conference hall of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, under the chairmanship of the outgoing Chairperson of the African Union and President of Ghana, John Agyekum Kufuor. Discussions during the three-day Summit (31 January – 2nd February 2008) will focus on the theme: «Industrial Development of Africa ». Press release (En/Fr/Ar )



THE 18th SUMMIT OF THE NEPAD HEADS OF STATE AND GOVERNMENT IMPLEMENTATION COMMITTEE HOLDS IN ADDIS ABABA

Addis Ababa, 30 January 2008 – The 18th Summit of the NEPAD Heads of State and Government Implementation Committee (HSGIC) was held today, Wednesday 30 January 2008, at the head quarters of the African Union Commission, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, under the chairmanship of the Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia who is also the Chair of the NEPAD HSGIC, H.E Meles Zenawi. Press release




27-29 January 2008 :
The 12th Ordinary Session of the Executive Council

Draft Agenda (Eng/ Fr / Ar / Pr)




OPENING OF THE 12TH ORDINARY SESSION OF THE EXECUTIVE COUNCIL

25-26 January 2008 : The 15th Ordinary Session of the PRC

 

 

 

 

 

               
 

MEMBERS OF THE PEACE AND SECURITY COUNCIL ELECTED

Addis Ababa, 29 January 2008 – Ten countries has been elected as Members of the Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union during the ongoing 12th Ordinary Session of the Executive Council at the headquarters of the African Union Commission, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Press release


AU STATUTORY MEETINGS AND PARALLEL EVENTS

•  AFRICAN PRIVATE SECTOR FORUM

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22-23 January 2008

•  COORDINATION MEETING OF SENIOR OFFICIALS OF AU-REC-UNECA-ADB

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24 January 2008

•  FIFTEENTH (15 TH ) ORDINARY SESSION OF THE PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVES COMMITTEE (PRC)

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25-26 January 2008

•  AFRICAN PEER REVIEW MECHANISM (APRM) MEETINGS

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28-30 January 2008

•  TWELFTH (12 TH ) ORDINARY SESSION OF THE EXECUTIVE COUNCIL

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27-29 January 2008

•  COORDINATION MEETING OF SENIOR OFFICIALS OF AU-REC-UNECA-ADB

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27 January 2008

•  THIRD (3 RD ) SESSION OF THE MINISTERIAL PANEL ON THE PRE-SELECTION PROCESS FOR COMMISSIONERS

27 January 2008

•  IGAD FOREIGN MINISTERIAL CONSULTATION

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28 January 2008

•  MEETING OF THE MINISTERS OF THE REGION ON THE COMOROS

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28 January 2008

•  MEETING OF THE MINISTERIAL COMMITTEE ON CANDIDATURES

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28 January 2008

•  LAUNCH OF THE REPORT OF THE INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON “ENCHANCING UN SUPPORT FOR SECURITY SECTOR REFORM (SSR) IN AFRICA: TOWARDS AN AFRICAN PERSPECTIVE”

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29 January 2008

•  COMESA MEETING OF MINISTERS OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS

29 January 2008

•  MEETING OF THE AU MINISTERIAL COMMITTEE ON POST CONFLICT RECONSTRUCTION IN THE SUDAN

29 January 2008

•  MEETING OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONTACT GROUP ON SOMALIA

30 January 2008

•  18 th SUMMIT OF THE NEPAD HEADS OF STATE AND GOVERNMENT IMPLEMENTATION COMMITTEE (HSGIC)

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30 January 2008

•  PERFORMANCE BY THE GROUP “MASCATO YOUTH CHOIR” FROM NAMIBIA

30 January 2008

•  MEETING OF THE ORGANIZATION OF AFRICAN FIRST LADIES AGAINST HIV/AIDS (OAFLA)

30 January – 2 February 2008

•  COMMITTEE OF TEN HEADS OF STATE ON THE UNITED NATIONS REFORMS

31 January 2008

•  TENTH (10 th ) ORDINARY SESSION OF THE ASSEMBLY OF THE UNION

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31 January-

2 February 2008

•  IGAD HEADS OF STATE AND GOVERNMENT CONSULTATION

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1 February 2008

•  COMMITTEE OF TEN HEADS OF STATE ON THE UNITED NATIONS REFORMS

1 February 2008

•  COMESA MEETING OF HEADS OF STATE AND GOVERNMENT

1 February 2008





CHAIRPERSON KONARE URGES AFRICAN FOREIGN AFFAIRS MINISTERS TO RESPECT THE PRINCIPLES OF DEMOCRACY

Addis Ababa, 28 January 2008 – The Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), Professor Alpha Oumar Konare, called on the African Union Foreign Ministers to insure the implementation and respect of good governance, democracy, non-indifference, gender equality amongst other things which he said are principles adopted by the AU Member States themselves. Press release


ANNOUNCEMENT TO THE ATTENTION OF JOURNALISTS
Sunday 27 January 2008

COORDINATION MEETING OF SENIOR OFFICIALS OF AU-RECs-UNECA-ADB

Journalists are invited to cover the opening ceremony of the event at 15h00 pm.
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THE 12th ORDINARY SESSION OF THE EXECUTIVE COUNCIL KICKS OFF TOMORROW IN ADDIS ABABA

Addis Ababa - 25 January 2007- The Twelfth Ordinary Session of the Executive Council opens tomorrow Sunday 27 January 2008 at the headquarters of the African Union Commission in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, within the framework of the Tenth Ordinary Session of the African Union Heads of State and Government, scheduled to take place in Addis Ababa from the 31st January to the 2nd February 2008 at the Conference Centre of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA). Press release


THE TENTH ORDINARY SESSION OF THE ASSEMBLY OF THE AFRICAN UNION:TO DISCUSS THE INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT OF AFRICA

Addis Ababa 11 January 2008 – The tenth Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union Heads of State and Government takes place in the capital city of Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, from the 31st of January to the 2nd of February 2008. Press release
(French / Arabic)



JOURNALISTS ACREDITATION FOR THE TENTH ORDINARY SESSION OF THE ASSEMBLY OF THE AFRICAN UNION, AVAILABLE

Addis Ababa, 3 January 2008 – Journalists who are interested in covering the 10 th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union Heads of State and Government billed for Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from the 25 January to the 2 nd February 2008, are requested to fill the Media Accreditation Form

Accreditation is open to all journalists, broadcasters, photographers, film and television camera crews and technicians who meet all of the requirements mentioned in the accreditation Form.

Representatives of the audiovisual media are informed that they should submit the list of equipments to the Ethiopian authorities to facilitate the custom clearing operation.

Detail information with regards to the Ethiopian Visa on arrival, custom clearance of audio-visual equipments and related instruments, hotels reservations, security badges etc, are also found on the AU Website.

Meanwhile, access to media facilities will be available only to accredited media representatives.

It is worth recalling that, the 10 th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union Heads of State and Government would hold under the theme: “Industrial Development of Africa”.

The event has been scheduled as follows:

25-26 January 2008: The 15 th Session of the PRC

27- 29 January 2008: The 12 th Session of the Executive Council

31 st January – 02 February 2008: The 10 th Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government