On 7 September 2018, UNOAU hosted a delegation from the World Bank, the United Nations Development Program and the United Nations Peace Building Support Office in Addis Ababa to promote a recent report authored in partnership between the United Nations and the World Ba
The third intermission retreat of Heads of Police components co-hosted by the UN Police Division and the Ethiopian Federal Police; and facilitated by UNOAU took place in Addis Ababa from 31 July to 2 August, 2018.
Communique from the 12th Joint Consultative meeting between the African Union Peace and Security Council and the United Nations Peace and Security Council held at UN Headquarters in New York on 19 July, 2018.
The complex peace and security challenges we face in Africa are such that neither the United Nations nor the African Union can address the challenges on their own. Partnership is therefore not a choice but a necessity.
This meeting is an illustration of the importance the United Nations and the African Union attach to a strong partnership, based on a recognition of our inter-dependence, mutual respect, shared values and comparative advantages.
UN Secretary-General António Guterres convened the second AU-UN Annual Conference at the AU Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The second Annual Conference reviewed the implementation of the Joint Framework for Enhanced Partnership in Peace and Security and welcomed the progress made.
On 9 July 2018, the Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, and the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General António Guterres convened the second AU- UN Annual Conference at the AU Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
‘Currently 179 life-saving Mine Action projects are taking place in 22 countries, many of which are in Africa’, Colonel Nurudeen Azeez, Head of the Operational Support and Advisory Unit at UNOAU, underscored at this year’s International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action.