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12 Nov 2018 description
report African Union

Le Conseil de paix et de sécurité (CPS) de l’Union africaine (UA) a consacré sa 803e réunion tenue le 19 octobre, sous forme de séance publique, au thème suivant : « Le rôle des femmes dans la prévention des conflits et de la consolidation de la paix au niveau communautaire » pour, commémorer le dix-huitième anniversaire de l’adoption de la Résolution 1325 du Conseil de sécurité des Nations unies sur les femmes, la paix et la sécurité.

30 Oct 2018 description
report African Union
  1. The 9th Annual High-Level Retreat of Special Envoys and Mediators on the Promotion of Peace, Security and Stability in Africa was convened in Accra, Republic of Ghana, from 25 to 26 October 2018, on the theme, “Strengthening African Union’s Conflict Prevention and Peacemaking Efforts”. This Retreat was organized by the African Union (AU) Commission and hosted by the Government of the Republic of Ghana.

26 Oct 2018 description

Abuja, Addis Ababa and New York, 25 October 2018 - The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the African Union and the United Nations are continuing to closely monitor the situation in Guinea-Bissau. The three organizations welcome the progress made toward stabilizing the country, thanks to the engagement of Guinea-Bissau stakeholders and the support provided by ECOWAS, in conjunction with the African Union and the United Nations.

15 Oct 2018 description
report African Union

The Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU), at its 800th meeting held on 10 October 2018, adopted the following decision on the situation in South Sudan:

Council,

12 Oct 2018 description
report African Union

e Conseil de paix et de sécurité de l'Union africaine (UA), lors de sa 800ème réunion tenue le 10 octobre 2018, a examiné un rapport sur sa mission de terrain en Guinée Bissau, effectuée du 27 au 28 juillet 2018, et a suivi une mise à jour sur l'évolution de la situation en Guinée-Bissau, et a adopté la décision suivante:

Le Conseil,

  1. Prend note du rapport de sa mission sur le terrain en République de Guinée Bissau, effectuée du 27 au 28 juillet 2018;

08 Oct 2018 description
report African Union

Addis Ababa, New York, 5 October 2018: The African Union Commissioner for Peace and Security, Ambassador Smail Chergui, the Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, the co-chair of the AU FemWise, Ms Speciosa Wandira Kazibwe, and the Executive Director for UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, will undertake a joint visit to South Sudan from 07 – 09 October 2018.

06 Oct 2018 description

Un nouveau cadre de travail de l’Union africaine et de la FAO vise également à créer de nouveaux emplois, tout en réduisant la dépendance au travail manuel

5 octobre 2018, Rome - La FAO et l'Union africaine ont lancé aujourd'hui un nouveau cadre de travail visant à améliorer l'efficacité agricole et à réduire la pénibilité des travaux afin d'aider les pays africains à développer des stratégies de mécanisation agricole durable.

05 Oct 2018 description

Boosting farm productivity in Africa through the sustainable use of machines

New African Union-FAO framework also aims to create new jobs while reducing reliance on manual labor

5 October 2018, Rome - FAO and the African Union today launched a new framework document that aims to increase agricultural efficiency and reduce drudgery by helping countries in Africa to develop strategies for sustainable farm mechanization.

04 Oct 2018 description
report African Union

The United Nations declared 21st September as International Day of Peace (Peace Day) – ceasefire and non-violence, in recognition of the importance of addressing the challenges of peace and security. It is observed around the world, providing an opportunity for individuals, organisations and nations to to commit to peace above all differences and to contribute to building a Culture of Peace.

02 Oct 2018 description
report African Union

Le Conseil de paix et de sécurité de l'Union africaine (UA), en sa 794ème réunion, tenue le 19 septembre 2018, a adopté la décision qui suit sur la situation au Burundi:

Le Conseil,

  1. Prend note de la communication faite par le Commissaire de l'UA à la paix et à la sécurité, S.E. Smail Chergui, sur l'évolution de la situation au Burundi. Le Conseil prend également note de la déclaration faite par le Représentant permanent de la République du Burundi auprès de l’UA, S.E. l'Ambassadeur Deudonne Ndabarushimana;

02 Oct 2018 description
report African Union

The Peace and Security of the African Union (AU), at its 794th meeting, held on 19 September 2018, adopted the following decision on the situation in Burundi:

Council,

1.Takes note of the briefing made by the AU Commissioner for Peace and Security, H.E. Smail Chergui, on the evolution of the situation in Burundi. Council also takes note of the statement made by the Permanent Representative of the Republic of Burundi to the AU, H.E. Ambassador Deudonne Ndabarushimana;

02 Oct 2018 description
report African Union

Le Conseil de paix et de sécurité de l’Union africaine (UA), lors de sa 794ème réunion tenue le 19 septembre 2018, a suivi une communication sur la situation en République centrafricaine (RCA).

Le Conseil a pris note de la Communication faite par le Commissaire à la Paix et à la Sécurité, l’Ambassadeur Smail Chergui sur la situation en RCA. Le Conseil a également pris note des déclarations faites par le Représentant permanent de la RCA auprès de l‘UA et le Bureau des Nations unies auprès de l’UA.

02 Oct 2018 description
report African Union

The Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), at its 794th meeting held on 19 September 2018, received a briefing from the Commission on the situation in the Central African Republic (CAR).

Council took note of the briefing made by the Commissioner for Peace and Security, Ambassador Smail Chergui, on the situation in the CAR. Council also took note of the statements made by the Permanent Representative of CAR to the AU and the United Nations Office to the AU (UNOAU).

Council recalled its previous communiqués and press statements on the situation in the CAR.

27 Sep 2018 description
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African Union and FAO call for greater support to rural women as agents of change to end hunger

27 September 2018, New York - Gender gaps in agriculture in Africa are holding back progress towards ending hunger and must be urgently addressed, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization's Director-General José Graziano da Silva said at a joint event with the African Union (AU) on the margins of the UN General Assembly.

26 Sep 2018 description
report African Union

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The Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU), at its 797th meeting held on 24 September 2018, at the ministerial level, adopted the following decision on the State of Peace and Security in Africa and the Initiatives and Steps for Promoting African Solutions to African Problems:

Council:

26 Sep 2018 description
report African Union

Le Conseil de paix et de sécurité (CPS) de l'Union africaine (UA), en sa 797ème réunion, au niveau ministériel, tenue le 24 septembre 2018, a adopté la décision qui suit sur l'état de la paix et de la sécurité en Afrique, et les initiatives et mesures pour promouvoir des solutions africaines aux problèmes africains :

Le Conseil:

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.