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November 30, 2020

The Department of Social Affairs, through the Labor, Employment and Migration Division, has been working to strengthe

November 26, 2020

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 26 November 2020- Ministers from African countries representing nearly three-quarters of the c

Meeting of African Ministers expected to adopt far-reaching decisions to advance the gender agenda in Africa.
November 26, 2020

Ministers in charge of Gender and Women’s Affairs are scheduled to convene on the 27 of November 2020, to deliberate

AUC Chairperson

December 01, 2020

1 December 2020, Addis Ababa: The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, concluded a two

November 23, 2020

“Young people of South Sudan are

November 19, 2020

Le Président de la Commission de l’Union Africaine (UA), S.E.M Moussa Faki Mahamat, accompagné du Commissaire Paix et

Deputy Chairperson

October 23, 2020

The Chinese Ambassador to the African Union, H.E.

October 08, 2020

Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC), through the African Union, today received the third a

October 07, 2020

The Deputy Chairperson of the African Union Commission, H.E. Mr. Kwesi Quartey, received H.E.

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February 12, 2020

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February 09, 2020
February 09, 2020

A handy reference guide that provides key information about the AU System.

  • Making The AFCTA Work For Women And Youth
    Making The AFCTA Work For Women And Youth
    December 02, 2020

    The Futures Report: Making the AfCFTA Work for Women and Youth is a groundbreaking UNDP Flagship Initiative produced in collaboration with the Secretariat of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA Secretariat.) It tells the story of the promise of the AfCFTA through the voices of women and youth producing goods and services in Africa.

  • Africa Young Women Beijing+25 Manifesto
    Africa Young Women Beijing+25 Manifesto
    November 27, 2020

    The year 2020 marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women and adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (1995). Before that, the 1st United Nations (UN) World Conference on Women was held in Mexico in 1975, during the UN International Women’s Year. This Conference was the first of its nature to focus solely on women’s issues and marked a turning point in policy development.

  • Facts & Figures of Africa Youth Agency, Challenges & Recovery Roadmap on COVID19
    November 27, 2020
  • Update on the ongoing Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Global Epidemic, Brief #45
    November 24, 2020

    Outbreak Update: Since the last brief (17 November 2020), 4,123,778 new confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases and 68,185 new deaths have been reported globally. To date, a total of 58,436,142 COVID-19 cases and 1,385,469 related deaths (case fatality rate (CFR): 2.4%) have been reported from 221 countries and territories. This week, no new country or territory reported its first case.

  • African Trade Statistics 2020 Yearbook
    African Trade Statistics 2020 Yearbook
    November 18, 2020

    The African Trade Statistics Yearbook was prepared by African Union Institute for Statistics (STATAFRIC) of African Union Commission (AUC) using data provided AU Member States’ National Statistical Offices, Customs Authorities or their institutions responsible for the production and dissemination of trade statistics.

  • COVID-19 Scientific and Public Health Policy Update – 17 November 2020
    COVID-19 Scientific and Public Health Policy Update – 17 November 2020
    November 17, 2020

    In addition to our Weekly Outbreak Brief on the spread of COVID-19 and the actions that Africa CDC is taking to help African Union Member States. Africa CDC shares a weekly brief detailing the latest developments in scientific knowledge and public health policy from around the world, as well as updates to the latest guidance from WHO and other public health agencies.

  • Update on the ongoing Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Global Epidemic, Brief #44
    Update on the ongoing Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Global Epidemic, Brief #44
    November 17, 2020

    Outbreak Update: Since the last brief (10 November 2020), 4,036,590 new confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases and 62,479 new deaths have been reported globally. To date, a total of 54,312,364 COVID-19 cases and 1,317,284 related deaths (case fatality rate (CFR): 2.4%) have been reported from 221 countries and territories. This week, one new territory (Vanuatu) reported its first case.

  • Youth Silencing the Guns Intergenerational Dialogues: Policy Report 2020
    November 13, 2020

    Youth Silencing the Guns Intergenerational Dialogues: Policy Report 2020

  • White Paper on the COVID-19 Crisis and the Seed Sector in Africa
    November 11, 2020

    Since March 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic has spread across African countries at an alarming rate, threatening lives and livelihoods. The pandemic has adversely affected people’s health and disrupted the economy across Africa. The Governments are combating the pandemic with mobility restrictions, social or physical distancing measures, prohibition of public gatherings and the closure of non-essential businesses.

  • Gender Equality and Women Empowerment (GEWE) by AU, UNECA & UN Women Newsletter
    November 11, 2020

    INSIDE THIS ISSUE
    • Inside the 33rd African Union Summit
    • Other High-Level events
    • IWD 2020 Commemorations
    • United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)
    • Regional GEWE and COVID-19 response
    • In other news

  • Update on the ongoing Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Global Epidemic, Brief #43
    November 10, 2020

    Outbreak Update: Since the last brief (3 November 2020), 3,863,674 new confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases and 61,628 new deaths have been reported globally. To date, a total of 50,275,774 COVID-19 cases and 1,254,805 related deaths (case fatality rate (CFR): 2.5%) have been reported from 219 countries and territories.

  • African Decade for Technical, Professional, Entrepreneurial Training and Youth
    African Decade for Technical, Professional, Entrepreneurial Training and Youth
    November 07, 2020

    Africa is geared up to overcome its development challenges. The continent’s teeming youth population, which is estimated to rise to 540 million in Year 2030, offers high potential of rapid economic growth and wealth generation if the youths are skilled and engaged in productive work. A skilled labour force attracts foreign investments.

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  • Making The AFCTA Work For Women And Youth
    Making The AFCTA Work For Women And Youth
    December 02, 2020

    The Futures Report: Making the AfCFTA Work for Women and Youth is a groundbreaking UNDP Flagship Initiative produced in collaboration with the Secretariat of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA Secretariat.) It tells the story of the promise of the AfCFTA through the voices of women and youth producing goods and services in Africa.

  • Africa Young Women Beijing+25 Manifesto
    Africa Young Women Beijing+25 Manifesto
    November 27, 2020

    The year 2020 marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women and adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (1995). Before that, the 1st United Nations (UN) World Conference on Women was held in Mexico in 1975, during the UN International Women’s Year. This Conference was the first of its nature to focus solely on women’s issues and marked a turning point in policy development.

  • Facts & Figures of Africa Youth Agency, Challenges & Recovery Roadmap on COVID19
    November 27, 2020
  • Update on the ongoing Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Global Epidemic, Brief #45
    November 24, 2020

    Outbreak Update: Since the last brief (17 November 2020), 4,123,778 new confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases and 68,185 new deaths have been reported globally. To date, a total of 58,436,142 COVID-19 cases and 1,385,469 related deaths (case fatality rate (CFR): 2.4%) have been reported from 221 countries and territories. This week, no new country or territory reported its first case.

  • African Trade Statistics 2020 Yearbook
    African Trade Statistics 2020 Yearbook
    November 18, 2020

    The African Trade Statistics Yearbook was prepared by African Union Institute for Statistics (STATAFRIC) of African Union Commission (AUC) using data provided AU Member States’ National Statistical Offices, Customs Authorities or their institutions responsible for the production and dissemination of trade statistics.

  • COVID-19 Scientific and Public Health Policy Update – 17 November 2020
    COVID-19 Scientific and Public Health Policy Update – 17 November 2020
    November 17, 2020

    In addition to our Weekly Outbreak Brief on the spread of COVID-19 and the actions that Africa CDC is taking to help African Union Member States. Africa CDC shares a weekly brief detailing the latest developments in scientific knowledge and public health policy from around the world, as well as updates to the latest guidance from WHO and other public health agencies.

  • Update on the ongoing Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Global Epidemic, Brief #44
    Update on the ongoing Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Global Epidemic, Brief #44
    November 17, 2020

    Outbreak Update: Since the last brief (10 November 2020), 4,036,590 new confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases and 62,479 new deaths have been reported globally. To date, a total of 54,312,364 COVID-19 cases and 1,317,284 related deaths (case fatality rate (CFR): 2.4%) have been reported from 221 countries and territories. This week, one new territory (Vanuatu) reported its first case.

  • Youth Silencing the Guns Intergenerational Dialogues: Policy Report 2020
    November 13, 2020

    Youth Silencing the Guns Intergenerational Dialogues: Policy Report 2020

  • White Paper on the COVID-19 Crisis and the Seed Sector in Africa
    November 11, 2020

    Since March 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic has spread across African countries at an alarming rate, threatening lives and livelihoods. The pandemic has adversely affected people’s health and disrupted the economy across Africa. The Governments are combating the pandemic with mobility restrictions, social or physical distancing measures, prohibition of public gatherings and the closure of non-essential businesses.

  • Gender Equality and Women Empowerment (GEWE) by AU, UNECA & UN Women Newsletter
    November 11, 2020

    INSIDE THIS ISSUE
    • Inside the 33rd African Union Summit
    • Other High-Level events
    • IWD 2020 Commemorations
    • United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)
    • Regional GEWE and COVID-19 response
    • In other news

  • Update on the ongoing Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Global Epidemic, Brief #43
    November 10, 2020

    Outbreak Update: Since the last brief (3 November 2020), 3,863,674 new confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases and 61,628 new deaths have been reported globally. To date, a total of 50,275,774 COVID-19 cases and 1,254,805 related deaths (case fatality rate (CFR): 2.5%) have been reported from 219 countries and territories.

  • African Decade for Technical, Professional, Entrepreneurial Training and Youth
    African Decade for Technical, Professional, Entrepreneurial Training and Youth
    November 07, 2020

    Africa is geared up to overcome its development challenges. The continent’s teeming youth population, which is estimated to rise to 540 million in Year 2030, offers high potential of rapid economic growth and wealth generation if the youths are skilled and engaged in productive work. A skilled labour force attracts foreign investments.

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