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African Union

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) an organization of African states established in 2002 as successor to the OAU; it aims to encourage economic development and political stability through increased cooperation between its members. Abbreviation: AU
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President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday welcomed African Union's endorsement of Kenya to the United Nations Security Council seat, and called on other UN member states to back its candidature.
Meeting with the African Union's Special Envoy (Utsus) on Infrastructure, Raila Amolo Odinga, Indonesian Ambassador to Nairobi, Soehardjono Sastromihardjo, encourages the participation of the African Union in the Indonesia-Africa Infrastructure Dialogue (IAID) in Bali in the next 2 weeks, on the date of August 20-21.
M2 PRESSWIRE-August 6, 2019-: Joint Statement Between the United States of America and the African Union Concerning the Development of the African Continental Free Trade Area
"The summit is an opportunity for developing economic and trade projects in our continent," Sisi said while chairing a mini coordinating summit between the African Union (AU) and the regional economic groups in Niger.
Shams-Eddin Kabbashi, Sunday handed over at the Republican Palace its response to the envoys of the African Union and Ethiopia on the joint paper of the African Union and Ethiopia, in presence of the TMC member and the Deputy Chairman of its Political Committee, Gen.
In its determination to position and put Africa in the global scheme of things, the African Union has resolved to participate at the Dubai Expo 2020.
Summary: Abbis Ababa [Ethiopia], Jun 8 (ANI): As many as 91 million people fall ill every year due to the consumption of poor quality food, said African Union Commission's deputy chairperson Thomas Kwesi Quartey on Friday.
In Africa, 91 million people fall ill each year due to consumption of unsafe foods, said Thomas Kwesi Quartey, the deputy chairperson of the African Union Commission.
UN Secretary-General AntEnio Guterres recently appointed Haysom as Special Adviser on Sudan to support the efforts of the African Union to reach a successful, power transfer to civilians after the military takeover in the east African country.
The African Union unveiled a statue of Ethiopia's independence leader Emperor Haile Selassie at the bloc's headquarters in Addis Ababa, on the sidelines of the 32nd Ordinary African Union meeting.
(TAP/Houda Hammami) -- The 32nd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU) themed "Refugees, Returnees and Internally Displaced Persons: Towards Durable Solutions to Forced Displacement in Africa" will kick off Sunday in Addis Ababa, with the participation of its 55 members, including Tunisia, represented by President Beji Caid Essebsi.
'The situation in Africa needs a comprehensive approach to effectively address the many challenges it faces; one that relies on strengthening cooperation between the African Union and the United Nations,' the Pakistani envoy said.

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