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25 Sep 2018 description
report African Union, UNAIDS

Action-based partnership to support women and girls announced by health and political leaders at a high-level event at the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly

GENEVA, 24 September 2018—UNAIDS, the Chair of the H6 partnership (six United Nations bodies working on health-related issues), and the African Union have pledged to enhance their collaboration to eliminate sexual and gender-based violence, prevent HIV and protect women’s health and rights in humanitarian settings.

23 Sep 2018 description

SG/2246
23 SEPTEMBRE 2018

Le Président de la Commission de l'Union africaine, Moussa Faki Mahamat, et le Secrétaire général des Nations Unies, António Guterres, se sont rencontrés aujourd’hui à New York en marge de la soixante-treizième session de l'Assemblée générale des Nations Unies.

Ils ont discuté de questions essentielles relatives au partenariat stratégique entre l’Union africaine et les Nations unies, conformément aux deux cadres conjoints qu’ils ont signés en 2017 et 2018 sur la paix, la sécurité et le développement.

23 Sep 2018 description

SG/2246

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, and the Secretary-General of the United Nations, António Guterres, met today in New York in the margins of the seventy-third session of the United Nations General Assembly.

They discussed issues central to the strategic partnership between the African Union and the United Nations, in line with the two joint frameworks they signed in 2017 and 2018 on peace, security and development.

19 Sep 2018 description

Le 18 septembre 2018, s’est tenue à Abuja, au Nigéria, une réunion de haut niveau entre les organisations régionales, co-présidée par le Commissaire en charge des affaires politiques, la paix et la sécurité de la Commission économique des Etats de l’Afrique de l’Ouest, Général Francis Behanzin, représentant du Président, le Haut représentant de l’Union africaine pour le Mali et le Sahel, M. Pierre Buyoya, et le Représentant spécial du Secrétaire général des Nations Unies pour l’Afrique et l’Ouest et le Sahel, M. Mohamed Ibn Chambas.

12 Sep 2018 description
report African Union

The Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU), dedicated its 791st meeting, held on 22nd August 2018, in Addis Ababa, to an open session on the theme: ‘Peace, Security, Prosperity and Embracing the Value of Democracy and Governance: Is the African Charter on Democracy, Elections and Governance Adequate?’

12 Sep 2018 description
report African Union

Le Conseil de paix et de sécurité (CPS) de l'Union africaine (UA) a consacré sa 791ème réunion, tenue à Addis Abéba, le 22 août 2018, à une séance publique sur le thème: «la paix, la sécurité, la prospérité et l’adoption de la valeur de la démocratie et de la gouvernance: la Charte africaine de la démocratie, des élections et de la gouvernance est-elle adéquate?

11 Sep 2018 description
report African Union

Le Conseil de paix et de sécurité (CPS) de l’Union africaine a tenu sa 793ème réunion le 4 septembre 2018. Celle-ci, sous forme de séance publique, célébrait le Mois de l’Amnistie en Afrique pour la remise et la collecte des armes illégalement détenues conformément à la Décision Assembly/AU/Dec. 645 (XXIX) adoptée par la Conférence de l’Union africaine lors de sa 29e Session ordinaire.

11 Sep 2018 description
report African Union

The Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU), dedicated its 793rd meeting held on 4 September 2018, an open session to commemorate the Africa Amnesty Month for the Surrender and Collection of Illegally Owned Weapons Pursuant to Assembly Decision Assembly/AU/Dec. 645 (XXIX) adopted by the 29th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the Union.

04 Sep 2018 description
report African Union

Beijing, 3 September 2018: The Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AU), Moussa Faki Mahamat, met the Secretary-General of the United Nations, António Guterres, this morning in Beijing, on the sidelines of the Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC). The meeting provided an opportunity to discuss different aspects of the African Union-United Nations partnership, in the context of the 2063 and 2030 agendas, as well as peace and security issues.

04 Sep 2018 description
report African Union

Pékin, le 3 septembre 2018: Le Président de la Commission de l’Union africaine (UA), Moussa Faki Mahamat, a rencontré ce matin, à Pékin, en marge du Sommet du Forum sur la coopération sino-africaine (FOCAC), le Secrétaire général des Nations unies, António Guterres. La rencontre a permis d’échanger sur différents aspects du partenariat Union africaine-Nations unies, notamment ceux relatifs au développement durable, dans le contexte des Agendas 2063 et 2030, ainsi qu’à la paix et à la sécurité.

14 Aug 2018 description
report African Union

Le Conseil de paix et de sécurité (CPS) de l'Union africaine (UA) a consacré sa 788ème réunion, tenue le 7 août 2018, à Addis Abéba, à la préparation du Mois de l'amnistie en Afrique dans le cadre de la Feuille de route principale de l’UA sur les mesures pratiques pour faire taire les armes en Afrique à l’horizon 2020.

14 Aug 2018 description
report African Union

The Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU), dedicated its 788th meeting, held on 7 August 2018, in Addis Ababa, to the preparations for the Africa Amnesty Month within the context of the implementation of the AU Master Roadmap of Practical Steps to Silence the Guns in Africa by the Year 2020.

25 Jul 2018 description
report African Union

Nairobi, Kenya July 25, 2018 – The African Union Commission, in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and Rockefeller Foundation, are engaged in a two-day High-level meeting with key stakeholders to develop policies and strategies for country specific plans to reduce post-harvest losses, in response to the 2014 Malabo Declaration on Africa Accelerated Agricultural Growth and Transformation (3AGT).

23 Jul 2018 description

The members of the United Nations Security Council and the African Union Peace and Security Council held their 12th Annual Joint Consultative Meeting in New York on 19 July 2018.

09 Jul 2018 description

On 9 July 2018, the Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, and the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General António Guterres convened the second AU- UN Annual Conference at the AU Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

06 Jul 2018 description
report African Union

Following the conclusion of the 31st AU Summit held in Nouakchott, Mauritania from the 25th of June to 2nd July 2018, the key activities, decisions and declarations of the Summit are provided below.

1. AFRICAN CONTINENTAL FREE TRADE AREA (AfCFTA)

• 49 of the 55 member states of the African Union (AU) have now signed the agreement establishing the AfCFTA. While six countries 6 have ratified the agreement

02 Jul 2018 description
report African Union

The Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), meeting in its 782nd meeting at Ministerial level, held on 27 June 2018, adopted the following decision on the situation in Mali and the Sahel.

The Council,

02 Jul 2018 description
report African Union

The Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU), at its 782nd meeting held on 27 June 2018, adopted the following decision on the security and migration situation in Africa:

Council:

  1. Takes note of the presentation by the Commissioner for Social Affairs, H.E. Amira Elfadif, as well as of the statement made by the representatives of the State of Libya on security and migration situation in Africa;