The United States and the African Union
intend to work together with respect to the AfCFTA to promote a sound trade policy environment, regional economies of scale, and the increased flow of goods and services on the continent in order to increase both continental trade and investment, as well as trade and investment between the United States and Africa.
In the specific case of the African Union
, there is a reason to be optimistic especially with the reformist agenda by its new chairperson Paul Kagame, president of Rwanda.
Meanwhile, the United Nations Secretary General urged African leaders Monday to embrace refugees and people fleeing violence. "African nations are among the world's largest and most generous hosts of refugees," Antonio Guterres said during the African Union
meeting. "African borders remain open for those in need of protection when so many borders are being closed, (http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/africa/donald-trump-muslim-ban-african-union-refugees-slaves-immigration-a7553041.html) even in the most developed countries in the world."
The UN Secretary-General's Special Representative to the African Union
, Haile Menkerios, told the Security Council that "no single organization can succeed on its own in addressing the challenges that confront us" and noted that "in the past decade, regional and sub-regional organizations have gained greater influence over conflict dynamics and regional politics."
Al Shabaab, a group aligned to al Qaeda, said the base had Kenyan soldiers serving as part of an African Union
force battling the Islamist group in Somalia, a country mired in conflict since civil war broke out in 1991.
Elalim told Daily News Egypt that one of the African Union
's projects is called "Free Space", which includes three African airlines connecting the continent and will be achieved in 2022.
the right of the Union to intervene in a Member State pursuant to a decision of the Assembly in respect of grave circumstances, namely: war crimes, genocide and crimes against humanity as well as a serious threat to legitimate order to restore peace and stability to the Member State of the Union upon the recommendation of the Peace and Security Council (African Union
Meanwhile, an African diplomat clarified the issue, stating that the African Union
's decisions in Addis Ababa are totally separate from those of the African Union
in New York, and indicating that Morocco did not exclude itself from effective participation during the Group's meetings, despite its withdrawal from the AU in 1985 due to the approval of the Polisario Front's membership.
The event, which began this morning at Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, under the theme "Pan-Africanism and African Renaissance", was attended by leaders of African Union
countries and governments.
"I am therefore happy that Namibia has taken this important decision to donate these pieces of art to be displayed in the Conference Centre of the African Union
as a semblance of Namibia's commitment to the unity of Africa" said current minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon.
Summary: ADDIS ABABA - Shaikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister met today Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, the Chairperson of the African Union
Commission, at the Commission headquarters in Addis Ababa.
The official opening of the Executive Council (EC) of the African Union
(AU) is scheduled for Thursday July 12, in the Plenary Hall of the New African Union
Conference Centre (AUCC) in Addis Ababa Ethiopia, under the theme: "Boosting Intra-African Trade".