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Unofficial Calendar of Events around the African Union Summit January 2016 Questions/Comments or Addition? Send an email to: Follow us on twitter: @assodesire, @Oxfam_AU, @palabanapalms, Last update: 7th January 2016



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17 – 18 January

Gender is my Agenda (GIMAC) consultation Theme: “Looking towards 2020: Securing Women's Rights Through Gender Equality and Silencing the Guns in Africa”

Registration Required Registration Fee - USD 100.00

GIMAC Secretariat <>


18-20 January

AUC Gender Pre-Summit

Registration Required

AUC - Ouriatou Danfakha <>


Organizers: AUC Gender Directorate 19 January

In Solidarity with the people of South Sudan: High level seminar to be co-hosted by Oxfam and Crisis Action

By invitation only

Emebet Getachew <>


21 -23 January

Citizens’ Continental Conference on the Summit

Registration required

Achieng Maureen Akena, Tel: +254 710 819 046 Email:

Harmony Hotel (TBC)


21th January


25th January 25th -26th January

27th January

27th January (TBC)

26 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 27 January

Permanent Representatives Committee Session (PRC) â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Ambassador representing all member States will discuss key issues on the Summit agenda and prepare the work of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs Organizers/Partners: AU Commission Executive Council Retreat (Ministers of Foreign Affairs) Understanding and Engaging the African Union: Training Oxfam and the Division of Information Communication of the AUC will host training for various stakeholders, including CSOs and the media on engaging the AU and its policy space. Organizers/Partners: Oxfam and the AU Commission CSOs Dialogues with the UN Secretary General Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region to be hosted by Oxfam Liaison Office to the African Union Inter-Agency CSOs Press Conference on the AU Summit hosted by Oxfam: Various CSOs will express their views and recommendations on the issues on the summit agenda Organizers/Partners: Oxfam Meetings of the organizations of African First Ladies against HIV/AIDS (OAFLA)

Lobby, Networking advocacy opportunity CSOs / observers

and for

Closed Registration required

AU Commission

Ms. Selam Development International

Abraha , Capacity Coordinator, Oxfam


Mekele, Ethiopia AUC

E-mail: Selam.Abraha@oxfaminternational.or g Invitation only, Registration required


Registration required

Tatenda.Malan@Oxfaminternational.o rg, and Selam.Abraha@oxfaminternational.or g

AUC Briefing Room

Invitation only




27-28 January

Executive Council (Ministers of Foreign Affairs): Ministers of Foreign Affairs of all AU Member States will meet and take most of the decisions of the Summit.

Lobby, Networking advocacy opportunity CSOs/observers

and for

AU Commission


Lobby, Networking advocacy opportunity CSOs/observer

and for

AU Commission


Organizers/Partners: AU Commission

30 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 31 January

24th Ordinary Summit of Heads of State to discuss and approve all decisions of the Summit elected the new President of the AU in 2015 as well as other officials. Organizers/Partners: AU Commission


Unofficial calendar of au summit events 7 jan2016  

Unofficial calendar of au summit events 7 jan2016

Unofficial calendar of au summit events 7 jan2016  

Unofficial calendar of au summit events 7 jan2016