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06 Oct 2014 description
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Addis Ababa, 29 September 2014: Based on the approval of the African Union Commission Chairperson, H.E. Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma and as part of its continuous efforts to enhance democratic election in Africa, the African Union Commission will deploy a long term election observers mission for the scheduled parliamentary and presidential elections in the Republic of Tunisia in October and November 2014.

13 Feb 2012 description
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Dix-huitième session ordinaire
29 – 30 janvier 2012
Addis-Abeba (Éthiopie)

Assembly/AU/Dec. 391 – 415 (XVIII)
Assembly/AU/Res. 1 (XVIII)
Assembly/AU/Decl. 1 - 3 (XVIII)

13 Feb 2012 description
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Eighteenth Ordinary Session
29 – 30 January 2012
Addis Ababa, ETHIOPIA


31 Oct 2011 description
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Executive Summary

The mandate of the Department of Rural Economy and Agriculture of the African Union Commission is to initiate and promote policies that can contribute to the development of rural economy and improve livelihoods through increasing agricultural productivity, ensuring food security, and enhancing sustainable use and management of Africa’s natural resources.

21 Sep 2011 description
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Today we commemorate the International Day of Peace, established in 1981 by a resolution of the United Nations as a call for a one-day cessation of hostilities in all armed conflicts around the world. In January 2011, the African Union (AU) Assembly of Heads of State and Government decided to institutionalize Peace Day as part of the ongoing Make Peace Happen Campaign.

01 Jul 2011 description
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Malabo, Equatorial Guinea 30 June 2011-The African Union Commission Chairperson Dr Jean Ping today said the popular uprisings in North Africa should be seen as an opportunity for AU member states to renew their commitment to the AU agenda for democracy and governance and to implement socio economic reforms that are demanded by their people.

Furthermore, the Commission underscored the importance of achieving peace, saying there could be no development otherwise.

29 Mar 2011 description
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The African Union has donated various sums of money to the different affected regions. A donation of US$150,000 was made through the UNHCR Liaison Office to the African Union, to the affected populations at the Libya-Tunisia and Libya-Egypt borders in North Africa.

Another donation of US$ 125,000 was made to the Republic of Liberia and Sierra Leone through the respective UNHCR Branch Offices for the purpose of purchasing non-food items for Ivorian refugees who are displaced in these countries.