Organization of African Unity


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Organization of African Unity

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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the former name of the African Union
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He stated that Africa has been pursuing its geo-political and economic integration of the continent from the foundation of the Organization of African Unity (OAU) and thought the creation of the African Union in 1999.
Ban called Mandela "one of the giants of the 20th century" at a New York reception for the 50th anniversary of the Organization of African Unity which played a leading international role in fighting apartheid in South Africa.
Morocco had left the Organization of African Unity some three decades ago to object to the organization's acknowledgement of the "Sahrawi Republic.
Addis Ababa, May 26th (BNA) -- Ambassador of Kingdom of Bahrain to the Arab Republic of Egypt, and Ambassador of Kingdom of Bahrain to the African Union (as an observer) Shaikh Rashid Bin Abdul Rahman Al Khalifa participated in the celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the inception of the Organization of African Unity in 1963, which turned now into the African Union.
By Tesfa-Alem Tekle May 24, 2013 (ADDIS ABABA) - African countries are marking the 50th anniversary of the Organization of African Unity (OAU) with was replaced by the African Union (AU) in 2002.
On May 25, 1963, Ethiopian emperor Haile Selassie and 31 of the continent's other leaders came together in the capital Addis Ababa to form the Organization of African Unity (OAU).
Rabat - As part of celebrations of the Africa day in Morocco, marking the 50th anniversary of the Organization of African unity, a square in Rabat was named on Friday "African unity", a token to confirm Morocco's will to consolidate its African identity.
Also on Friday, Kerry is to travel to Addis Ababa to take part in two days of the celebration of 50 years since the founding of the Organization of African Unity - now known as the African Union.
They cover regional security in a global perspective, the transformation of the Organization of African Unity to the African Union, the Union's Peace and Security Council, The Panel of the Wise, the Continental Early Warning System, the African Standby Force, and an evolving security regime.
The foundation of the Organization of African Unity in 1963 was a turning point in enhancing development and cooperation of young African countries.
In 1997, he was appointed by the Organization of African Unity to a panel of eminent personalities to investigate the genocide in Rwanda.

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