10th Anniversary of the Pan African Parliament, 10 - 19 March 2014, Midrand, South Africa PAP Committee on Monetary and Financial Affairs: Drafting Recommendations on the 2015 AU Budget, 10 - 19 March 2014, Midrand Validation Meeting on the Study of Free Movement of People in Africa, 9 - 10 December 2013, Nairobi, Kenya Former President Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (18/07/1918 - 5/12/2013): Memorial, 6 December 2013, Cape Town, South Africa Consultation Meeting with North African Civil Society Organisations, March 2013, Cairo, Egypt CCP-AU Launch the 'AU We Want' Booklet at the AUC, Ethiopia; 23 January 2013 The CCP-AU Meets with Commissioner Dr. Aisha Abdullahi of the Department of Political Affairs at the AUC; January 2013 Asian/African Civil Society Organisations Meeting at the margins of the 19th AU Summit; July 2012

The Centre for Citizens' Participation on the African Union (CCPAU) is a network of national, regional and continental civil society organizations and citizens that aspire to broaden and strengthen substantive engagement between the African Union (AU), its organs and institutions and the citizens of Africa.

Save the Date: 7th Citizens Continental Conference, 7-9 July 2016

  What does it mean to have a people-centred African Union? A Union of peoples and not governments? Do you have views on how this can be achieved in the 2016 African Year of Human Rights with Particular Focus on the Rights of Women? Then you will not want to miss the 7th Citizens Continental […]

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AU: African Union welcomes the arrival of SPLM-IO Senior Officials in Juba and progress towards formation of Transitional Government of National Unity

The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, has welcomed the arrival, in Juba, on Thursday 24 March 2016, of the twenty-two senior officials of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement/Army-In Opposition (SPLM/A-IO) to take part in the joint security arrangements for the capital city of South Sudan. More:  http://www.peaceau.org/en/article/african-union-welcomes-the-arrival-of-splm-io-senior-officials-in-juba-and-progress-towards-formation-of-transitional-government-of-national-unity   Further […]

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Freedom of Movement for Africans in Africa-Report by African Development Bank

Travelling in Africa is not easy for Africans themselves. For instant, North Americans finds it easier to travel within Africa than Africans themselves without any problem. Where as African Citizens do not have access to each other`s Countries,a new report by the African Development Bank (AFDB) Shows. See the link: http://qz.com/610854/its-easier-for-north-americans-to-travel-within-africa-than-africans-themselves/ Further information can be obtained […]

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The Applicants, citizens of Kenya, allege they were lawfully in Mozambique probing business opportunities when they were, without lawful resort to legal measures or extradition, on 16 January 2006, kidnapped and put on a military aeroplane bound for Tanzania, where they have been incarcerated since and charged with murder and three charges of armed robbery. […]

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