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5 June 2017

The 29th Ordinary Session of the AU Assembly

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... Read more

20 May 2017

African Youth Forum Dialogues on the AU theme on Demographic Dividend

New-York – USA: On May 19, 2017, the Permanent Observer Mission of the African Union to the United Nations held an African Youth Forum to commemorate the AU’s 2017 theme of “Harnessing the... Read more

19 May 2017

African Regional Forum on Sustainable Development

Addis-Ababa Ethiopia: UNFPA Liaison Office to the AU and ECA coordinated UNFPA’s participation in the 2017 Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development that was held in Addis Ababa from 17-19 May... Read more

24 April 2017

Launching of the Demographic Dividend theme in Guinea and Sierra Leone

Guinea and Sierra Leone launched the AU theme of the year on “Harnessing the Demographic Dividend through Investments in Youth” at country level. The launch in Guinea was chaired by the President and... Read more

20 April 2017

1st China-Africa Population Conference on Population and Development

Nairobi, Kenya: UNFPA together with the China Population and Development Research Centre (CPDRC) and Kenya’s National Council for Population and Development(NCPD) held the first ever China-Africa... Read more

19 April 2017

AU Permanent Representatives Committee (PRC) Briefing on the Demographic Dividend theme

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: The Permanent Representatives Committee (PRC) of the African Union held a briefing on the demographic dividend theme for 2017 under the chairpersonship of Guinea. The Guinean... Read more

8 April 2017

50th Session of the Commission on Population and Development

New York, U.S.A.: UNFPA Liaison Office to the AU and ECA Chief, Mr. Serge Bounda, participated in CPD50 and used the opportunity to hold various side meetings regarding the implementation of the AU... Read more

25 March 2017

African Centres for Disease Control and Prevention’s First Scientific Symposium

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: The symposium marked the launch the 2017-2021 Africa CDC Strategic Plan, headed by Dr. John Nkengasong, of Cameroon.  The plan presented requires over US $34 million for 2017-... Read more

24 March 2017

Second Session of the Specialized Technical Committee on Health, Population, and Drug Control

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: The second AU Specialized Technical Committee on Health, Population and Drug Control (STC-HPDC2) was held at the AU Headquarters in Addis Ababa from 20-24 March, 2017 under ... Read more

14 March 2017

Handover Ceremony between the outgoing and incoming AU Commission

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: Following the successful election of a new African Union Commission at the 28 Session of AU Assembly in January 2017, a handing over ceremony was held on 14 March, 2017 at the... Read more