African Union Commission signs a memorandum of understanding with the Coalition on media and education for development Africa FORum (CAFOR)

Addis Ababa 18 January, 2019. The African Union(AU)  and the Coalition on Media and Education for Development Africa Forum (CAFOR) signed on 18 January 2019 a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to guide cooperation to enhance the integration of global SDGs and continental Agenda 2063 and its sectorial policy frameworks in education development, into country level… Continue reading

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Statement of the chairperson of the african union commission, moussa faki mahamat, on the occasion of the nelson mandela centenary celebration, 18 july 2018

Today, the world commemorates the centenary of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, fondly known as Madiba, born in Mvezo, Eastern Cape, on 18 July 1918. On this momentous occasion, I extend my personal greetings and those of the African Union to the Government and people of South Africa and to all peace-loving people around the world. Madiba… Continue reading

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Message from the Executive Director of CAFOR – Lawalley Cole, July 2018

It was an honour to chair the Global Energy and Infrastructure Conference organised by the European Academy for Taxes, Economics and Law, held in Berlin, Germany from 27 – 29 June 2018. The keynote speaker Lars Waldmann, Group Leader Internet of Energy, BDI, the Voice of German Industry, provided some insightful thoughts about the use… Continue reading

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Executive Director’s Message for April 2018 : The African Continental Free Trade (AfCFTA) Agreement

March 21st, 2018 marked a historic day for Africa in its vision to build an integrated, prosperous and peaceful Africa with the signing of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) by 44 African Countries in the Rwandan capital, Kigali. The message to the World was loud and clear to say that Africa can come… Continue reading

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Consultation on the Right to Development

The first three-day regional consultation by the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Development for Africa kicked off on Tuesday 27th March 2018 at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. This consultation aimed at bringing together relevant experts and practitioners,  as well as representatives of UN member states,… Continue reading

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