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

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.


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Kigali  est devenue la capitale de l’espoir pour tous les panafricanistes. Kigali est devenue le symbole de la communion et des retrouvailles de toutes les filles et de tous les fils d’Afrique. L’histoire retiendra que le Rwanda aura  été la terre bénite qui a porté les  frémissements les plus soutenus,  les premiers  souhaits  les mieux  […]

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A Victory for Women: Dlamini-Zuma’s Scorecard as AU Chairperson By Dinah Musindarwezo

*Published on Pambazuka and is also published here with permission of the author. The results of the 2012 African Union’s Chairperson’s elections marked a significant victory for gender parity representation at AU ushering in a first woman Chairperson- H.E Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma This victory came after 49 years since Organisation of African Union (OAU)/African Union […]

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The African Union Chair of the Commission. A Woman in Charge by Dr Yitiha Simbeye Part 3

*full series also published on Pambazuka: http://www.pambazuka.org/pan-africanism/chair-african-union-commission The first woman chair of the African Union Commission (AUC) was appointed in 2012 by way of what has been described as a‘…bruising election…’ and ‘…acrimonious contest…’. It took several rounds of voting after the first round ended in stalemate. In the final tally 17 countries voted against her. […]

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