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.
‘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.
The Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC) and Benin hosted the second meeting of the Joint Steering Committee (JSC) on the African Union (AU) Additional Support to the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) against Boko Haram in Ndjamena, Chad from 18-20 December, 2017.
The 11th United Nations – African Union – Regional Economic Communities and Regional Mechanisms (RECs/RMs) Consultative Meeting on the Prevention and Management of Conflict took place in Addis Ababa in the beginning of December.
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