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Launch of Policy Brief on Civil Society Space: ‘Putting Citizens’ Voice at the Center of Development: Challenging Shrinking Civic Space across Africa ‘

The African Union (AU) has set out a clear vision through Agenda 2063. It is one where the continent’s citizens are front and centre in defining their development agenda and where Africa’s resources benefit all Africans. A critical enabler of this vision is citizens’ right to organise and their ability to speak out against poverty, […]

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CCPAU 2016 SURVEY. WHAT ARE YOUR THOUGHTS?

Your voice is valuable to us! We therefore write to request for your participation in a brief survey on CCPAU. Your responses to this survey will tell us how we are doing. The survey is very brief and will only take 10 minutes or less to complete. Your participation in this survey is voluntary and […]

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Why it doesn’t matter who the next chair of the African Union Commission is by Prof Babatunde Fagbayibo

When Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma was appointed as the new Chair of the African Union Commission (AUC) in 2012, expectations were sky high. The former South African minister was widely respected, and optimists pinned their hopes on the experienced technocrat revolutionising the affairs of the dysfunctional AUC. 4 years later and Dlamini-Zuma’s first term is now coming […]

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7th Citizens’ Continental Conference – Postponement

CCPAU announces the postponement of the planned 7th Citizens’ Continental Conference scheduled for 7-9 July 2016, due to a myriad of reasons including the uncertainty caused by the exclusion of Civil Society Organisations from participating in the Kigali Summit. The 7th Citizens’ Continental Conference will therefore be held in January 2017 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. […]

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