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Next extraordinary AU summit in November to be held in Addis Ababa

The Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa will host the next extraordinary summit of the African Union (AU) on 17 and 18 November 2018.

During this meeting, only topics related to the reforms of the Pan-African organization will be discussed.

This vast dossier is being conducted under the auspices of Rwandan Head of State Paul Kagame, the AU’s current Chairman-in-Office. Moreover, Morocco is in favor of a reform of the Constitutive Act of the African Union.

While waiting for this demonstration, the president of the commission of the African Union, Moussa Faki Mahamat, began a tour in countries of West Africa. He traveled to Guinea, Benin, Côte d’Ivoire and Nigeria.

Speaking to the press after his recent meeting with Beninese head of state Patrice Talon, Mahamat said he went to consult the leader on the AU’s priorities.

“I met with the president of Benin Patrice Talon, in the framework of the consultations that I hold with the Heads of State and Government of the African Union, very important sites of our space, in particular the process of integration within the framework of the African Continental Free Trade Area and other related initiatives, the promotion of regional peace and security, “he said, welcoming Benin’s commitment to AU agenda.

In addition to these projects, he said, the process of institutional reform of the AU, initiated since 2017, is progressing very well and the proof is that the heads of state and government will meet on 17 and 18 November to Addis Ababa in extraordinary summit to discuss it.

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