Fifty senior female police officers are in Addis Ababa this week for a first of its kind preparatory course that will build a fast-track pipeline for the nominations of women to advance in policing at a leadership level.
The UN Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women and Youth cluster convened for a consultative meeting with experts from the African Union Women, Gender and Development Directorate (WGDD) to deliberate on the the latter's draft gender strategy which will serve as a continental policy document once
SRSG Menkerios and a UNOAU team met with a delegation from the European Union Delegation to the African Union. The purpose of this meeting was to (re)invigorate relations and also to discuss ways for enhancing cooperation that supports partnership with the African Union.
Ms. Nathalie Ndongo-Seh attended the 728th Open Session of the African Union Peace and Security Council (AUPSC) which convened in Addis Ababa to deliberate on the role of women in countering and preventing violennt extremism in Africa. Addressing Members of the AUPSC and other partners, Ms.