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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: During their general assembly from the 3-4 July in Addis Ababa-Ethiopia, Heads of State and Government (HoSG) had taken decisions that will influence the political agenda of the continent. This included a reiteration of their commitment to continue to “Speak with ONE VOICE” and to ensure the implementation of and annual reporting on the AU Roadmap on Harnessing the Demographic Dividend through Investments in Youth”.

The AU theme of 2018 is confirmed as “Winning the Fight against Corruption: A Sustainable Path to Africa’s Transformation”  and the dates and venues of AU Summits in 2018 decided: 30th AU Summit 22-29 January 2018 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 31th AU Summit in Mauritania, from the 25 July 2018. President Paul Kagame of Rwanda is elected to lead the African Union in 2018. Important decisions are taken with regards to the Youth. Two new commissioners are expected by the end of July 2017.