Extraordinary session of the African Union Executive Council opens

Addis Ababa 14th November 2018: The 20th Extraordinary Session of the Executive Council of the African Union (AU) opened today, 14th November 2018, at AU Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, with calls highlighting the need for reform of the AU in order for the continental organization to achieve peace, development, and the Africa we want.

Addressing the Ministers in his opening remarks, H.E. Moussa Faki Mahamat, Chairperson of the AU Commission, welcomed the Ministers to the AU Headquarters in Addis Ababa, and pointed out that the meeting is expected to lay the foundation for the success of the first Extraordinary Summit exclusively devoted to the issue of Institutional reforms of the Union.
“At the continental level, several initiatives are underway to speed up the economic integration…

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