Remarks by Teresa Whitfield at the Inaugural Meeting of the AU Panel of the Wise
4 October 2017, Addis Ababa
Esteemed members of the Panel of the Wise,
Ladies and Gentlemen,
I would like to express my sincere gratitude to the African Union Commission, for inviting me to address you today. It is an honour to join you at this inaugural meeting of the Panel of the Wise, and a very timely moment to be thinking about how we can all do more – and do better – to prevent and respond to violent conflicts.