Peace and Security Council

By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 4th, 2013
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By Tim Flatman In continuing to endorse Thabo Mbeki’s proposal to resolve the status of Abyei, but deciding not to follow through on its earlier commitment to refer it to the UN Security Council, the African Union has effectively declared itself, at the Heads of State level, competent to enforce the ...
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Jan 19th, 2013
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By Luka Biong Deng The AU Peace and Security Council will meet in Addis Ababa on 25th January on the margins of the 21st Ordinary Session of the Assembly of AU. This meeting will not only be its first meeting of the year but it will be a meeting at the level of heads of […]...
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Jan 8th, 2013
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By Aly Verjee 2013: a new year, but an old set of issues for Sudan and South Sudan.  Presidents al-Bashir and Kiir concluded the latest round of bilateral talks in Addis Ababa this weekend.  The statement of outcomes of the summit, issued by the African Union High Level Implementation Panel (AUHIP), ...
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Jan 5th, 2013
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By Luka Biong Deng Presidents Salva and Bashir will meet on 4th January 2013 in a summit that is widely expected to be decisive and final in giving the last chance for the two countries. This summit came as result of the last meeting of the AU Peace and Security Council that calls for such […]...
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Dec 5th, 2012
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By Luka Biong Deng On 5th December, the six weeks given by the AU to Sudan and South Sudan to build consensus on the AU Proposal on the final status of Abyei will expire. Also the period of the two weeks given to the two countries to agree on the process and mechanism for resolving […]...
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Apr 25th, 2012
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Addis Ababa – The African Union has given Sudan and South Sudan three months to reach a peace deal or face “appropriate measures,” an AU official said on Tuesday. The AU’s security organ urged both sides to reach a deal within three months on oil and citizenship issues, end fi...
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Jan 16th, 2012
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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, January 16, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Chair person of th e Commission of the African Union (AU), Je an Ping, expresses de ep concern over the lingering dispute in the Transitional Federal Parliament (TFP) of So malia. In th e past week s, the TFP has be...
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Jan 13th, 2012
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NEW YORK, January 13, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Statement by Ambassador Ramtane Lamamra, AU Commissioner for Peace and Security Meeting of the United Nations Security Council on the partnership between the African Union and the United Nations on Peace and Security 12 January 2012...
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Jan 11th, 2012
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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, January 11, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The 18th Ordinary Session of the Summit of the African Union (AU) is scheduled to take place from 23 to 30 January 2012 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Holding under the theme: “Boosting Intra-African Trade”, the summit will ...
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Jan 8th, 2012
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Ethiopia is to withdraw from areas it has recently captured in neighbouring Somalia with its troops to be replaced by African Union (AU) soldiers. The decision was made by the AU’s Peace and Security Council, which met to finalise boosting its Somali force. It wants the UN to approve a new figu...