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Citizens’ Continental Conference on 4-7 February 2019, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

WHERE IS THE AFRICA WE WANT? CITIZENS PERSPECTIVES 2019 will be the African Union Year for Refugees, Returnees and Internally Displaced Persons, themed on finding durable solutions to internal displacement. The year will also see the 50th Anniversary and 10th Anniversary of the adoption of the OAU Convention and IDP Convention respectively. This comes at […]

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Past Chairs of the African Union Commission. A Wholesome Legacy? By Dr. Yitiha Simbeye Part 2

Introduction In the previous article the role and function of the Chair of the African Union (AU) Commission was articulated. The Commission as the organisation’s administrative arm needs to act independently of states and, the position of its Chair, an important one, requires the incumbent to manage the organisation and guide its work to ensure […]

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The African Union Chair of the Commission By Dr. Yitiha Simbeye Part 1

Introduction The Chair of the African Union (AU) Commission is the head of the Commission that is the organisation’s secretariat, its main task being the implementation of the Assembly’s decisions.[1] The Commission is also responsible for the day to day running of the organisation.[2] Made up of portfolios,[3] the Commission’s mission is to be an […]

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The upcoming 17th EAC Summit on 29 February 2016.

For more information please visit: http://eac.int/news-and-media/events/20160229/17th-summit-eac-heads-state

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