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15 Apr 2016 description
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By Justice Lucy Asuagbor, Commissioner, Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Women in Africa

THE MAPUTO PROTOCOL

30 Oct 2015 description
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Addis Abéba, le 28 octobre 2015: La Commission de l'Union africaine (UA), en collaboration avec le Centre régional des Nations unies pour la paix et le désarmement en Afrique (UNREC), a organisé une formation de deux jours sur l'identification et le traçage des armes légères et de petit calibre et leurs munitions pour les États membres de la Communauté économique des États de l'Afrique centrale (CEEAC).

27 Aug 2012 description
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Angola Luanda, 25th August 2012 - The Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission Dr. Jean Ping is deploying an election observation mission to the Republic of Angola to supervise the General Elections scheduled to be held on August 31st 2012 ,only the third since independence in 1975.

06 May 2009 description

Meeting of the Committee of Experts of the 2nd Joint Annual Meetings of the AU Conference of Ministers of Economy and Finance and ECA Conference of Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development

Cairo, Egypt

06 May 2009 description
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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

The AU Heads of State and Government adopted the Abuja Declarations and Plans of Action in 2000 and 2001, committing themselves to intensifying the fight against HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria and other infectious diseases (ORID). At their Abuja Special Summit of May 2006, they reaffirmed these pledges and committed themselves to scaling up action towards universal access to HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria services BY 2010. As was requested, the AU Commission, in collaboration with WHO and UNAIDS, prepared the 2-year Progress Report on the status of implementation in 2008.

06 May 2009 description
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  1. The Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) is the largest, internationally-coordinated public health effort in history. Since 1988 when the GPEI was launched, the GPEI has reduced the global incidence of polio by more than 99%. As a result, indigenous poliovirus has been eliminated from all countries except four countries: India, Nigeria, Pakistan and Afghanistan. Polio is on the verge of eradication. However, many countries continue to experience re-infections that result in polio outbreaks.

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25 Oct 2006 description
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Nairobi 25 October 2006: Kenya will host the second Summit of Heads of State and Government of the International Conference on the Great Lakes region on 14 and 15 December. The Summit will be held at the United Nations Africa Headquarters, Gigiri and will mark the end of the preparatory phase of the Conference.

11 Apr 2005 description
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Addis Ababa, April 11, 2005 - Between mid-January and 2 April 2005, the Ministry of Health of Angola had reported 163 cases of Marburg Hemorrhagic Fever with 150 fatalities, that is, about 92:100 case fatality ratio. The cases seem to have originated in Uige Province although they were identified in 3 other Provinces. The Angolan Ministry of Health, in collaboration with WHO is finalizing a national action plan to control the outbreak. Support from the International Community and other African countries is anticipated.

23 Mar 2005 description
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EXPERTS' MEETING ON THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE AU AND THE REGIONAL MECHANISMS FOR CONFLICT PREVENTION, MANAGEMENT AND RESOLUTION ADDIS ABABA, 22 - 23 MARCH 2005

20 Nov 2004 description
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International Conference on Peace, Security, Democracy and Development in the Great Lakes Region

First Summit of Heads of State and Government Dar-Es-Salaam, 19-20 November 2004

I. PREAMBLE

1. We, the Heads of State and Government of Member countries of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region, meeting in Dar Es-Salaam, on 19 and 20 November 2004, under the auspices of the United Nations and the African Union;

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20 Nov 2004 description
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Dar es Salaam 20 November 2004: The First International Conference on the Great Lakes Region, organized under the auspices of the United Nations and the African Union, concluded today, with the adoption and signing by the Heads of State and Government of the core countries of the Great Lakes Region, of a Declaration called the Dar es Salaam Declaration.

15 Nov 2004 description
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here tomorrow to prepare for the first Heads of state summit that will be held on the 19 and 20 November also in Dar Es Salaam

25 May 2004 description
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SOLEMN LAUNCHING OF THE PEACE AND SECURITY COUNCIL
9TH MEETING, 25 MAY 2004,
ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA