Tagged: African Union
A framework for peace in the Democratic Republic of Congo will fail to end the suffering of millions of peopleunless concrete actions are taken.
As hundreds of thousands of people still live in fear of attacks, African leaders at the AU Summit must “seize the moment” and make peace a priority.
New military escalation in Somalia risks harming civilians and undermining efforts to recover from famine, Oxfam said, as the AU military force (AMISOM) and the Transitional Federal Government (TFG) launched a major new offensive in an area where 400,000 people are living in densely populated camps.
As the 18th African Union Summit starts in Addis Ababa, civil society organizations from across Africa are concerned that the summit’s central theme, “Boosting Intra- African Trade,“ risks being overshadowed and will not get the focus needed to tackle this urgent issue.
African governments must provide at least US$50 million in emergency funds for the worsening food crisis in the Horn of Africa, says a new report by the “Africans Act 4 Africa” campaign, signed by 12 Pan African networks.
As the forum of Foreign Affairs ministers starts today at the African Union Summit in Malabo, Oxfam called on ministers to ensure the main theme of this summit, “Accelerating Youth Empowerment for Sustainable Development,” is not forgotten.