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1 Million By 2021 Initiative

YOUTH DIVISION The Youth Division is the division responsible for Africa's Youth Agenda at the African Union Commission (AUC). The Division is in charge of addressing issues concerning:• Youth policy development: the African Youth Charter;• Legal frameworks for Youth...

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African Youth Unite For Action Registration

The African Union Commission is hosting the 2nd Pan Africa Youth Forum under the theme “African Youth Unite for Action – Bridging the Gap & Reaching out to Young Africans” The forum is convened as part of the launch of the “African Youth Unite for Action – Bridging...

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AU & Global Empowerment Movement Side Event at The UN

AU & Global Empowerment Movement  hosted the 57th Session of The Commission for Social Development Side Event   Activating and Strengthening Women Empowerment through Economic and Social Inclusion: Empowerment as a Link to Poverty Eradication and Sustainable...

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Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on Black History Month

“Today we begin Black History Month, a time to honour and celebrate the many achievements and contributions that Black Canadians have made to our country.

“The theme for this year’s Black History Month is ‘Black Canadian Women: Stories of Strength, Courage and Vision’. Jean Augustine, Viola Desmond, Michaëlle Jean, Jully Black, Afua Cooper – these are just a few women of African descent who have shaped Canada into the country it is today. Yet all too often their stories go untold.

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2017 Day of ECOWAS

Dear Colleagues, The AUC/Directorate of Information and Communication (DIC) is pleased to invite you to Follow the Observance of the 2017 Day of ECOWAS,  live @ https://livestream.com/accounts/2466140/events/7449539 Thank you  DIRECTORATE OF INFORMATION AND...

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The Status of Free Movement of People in Africa

The African Development Bank in collaboration with the African Union Commission and the World Economic Forum has launched the second edition of the Africa Visa Openness Index. The Index analyses the visa regime in Africa and how open countries are in terms of...

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Press Release No17/28th AU Summit – Morocco readmission

28th AFRICAN UNION SUMMIT CONCLUDES WITH SWEARING IN OF NEW COMMISSION AND READMISSION OF MOROCCO   Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 31st January 2017: The 28th Ordinary Summit of the African Union concluded on 31stJanuary at the African Union Headquarters. It was officially...

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