The Third Peacekeeping Ministerial Preparatory Meeting on Women, Peace and Security took place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 28-29 January 2019.
In her second week in Office, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) and Head of UNOAU, Ms. Hanna Tetteh met with the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Mr. Moussa Faki Mahamat at the African Union Headquarters in Addis Ababa.
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.