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African Union

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(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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The Internet Society in collaboration with the African Union recently introduced internet infrastructure security guidelines for Africa to help the African Union member states strengthen the security of their local internet infrastructure, through actions at regional, national, Internet Service Provider (ISP) operator and organizational levels.
Funded by the US government, this project will create national and regional networks for epidemiological surveillance of drug addiction in five African Union member states in 2017.
Adikalie Foday Sumah from Sierra Leone, speaking on behalf of African Union member States, said, 'The African Group remained steadfastly committed to comprehensive and meaningful reform of the Security Council.
The 2017 continental APSD is expected to be attended by about 700 participants from African Union Member States, including civil service organisations, universities, the private sector, media and other non-governmental organisations.
He agreed that the lack of funding from African Union member states was a major setback for peace and security on the continent.
Leaders had stressed that in the event of African demands not being met, African Union member states would in turn take the decision to withdraw from the ICC in the view that African officials have been victimized by the ICC.
African Union member states should improve their planning in culture, also at local level;
Summary: African Union member states agreed this week to form a single, continent-wide free trade area by 2017.
Sudanese officials have said that they were confident that Bashir would not be handed over to the ICC as the Rome Statute stipulates and African Union member states have repeatedly refused to comply with the arrest warrant against him.
He stressed that the Goldstone Report was "unanimously acclaimed" by member states of the Non-Aligned Movement as well as the African Union member states and those of the Organization of the Islamic Conference.
This decision by the African Union member states shows a disdain for those in Darfur who suffered gross human rights violation and makes a mockery of the AU as an international body," said Amnesty Africa director Erwin van der Borght.
Best reported that Africa Re maintained a strong competitive position within the African reinsurance market during 2008 and continues to benefit from a privileged access to all African Union member states.

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