Girls’ Education, Child Protection: UNICEF Carves Niche in Africa’s Agenda 2063
17 March 2016Past Events
The Executive Director of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), Mr. Anthony Lake, has expressed UNICEF’s full commitment and support to work with the African Union on the education of girls and protection of children within the framework of... MORE
H.E. Dr. NKOSAZANA DLAMINI ZUMA CHAIRPERSON OF THE AFRICAN UNION COMMISSION ON INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY “Agenda 2063: a Pledge for Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment”
Dr. Zuma
08 March 2016Past Events
I salute my fellow women on this 105th International Women’s Day. Happy International Women’s Day!I also wish to congratulate and thank the men who have joined us today to be part of our celebrations. As you know, this event is celebrated on 8th... MORE
Ministers pledge to improve access to vaccines at first-ever Ministerial Conference on Immunization in Africa
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04 March 2016Past Events
With one in five African children lacking access to all needed and basic life-saving vaccines, ministers of health and other line ministers countries committed themselves to keep immunization at the forefront of efforts to reduce child mortality,... MORE
African Union and WHO collaborates to Promote Immunization in Africa
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18 February 2016Upcoming Events
The World Health Organization (WHO) will organize, in partnership with the African Union Commission and other key immunization development partners, the first ever Ministerial Conference on Immunization in Africa. The Conference will take place at... MORE
United States Partners with the African Union to End Maternal and Child Mortality
United States Charge d'affaires to the AU  Susan D. Page
26 November 2015Past Events
The United States Charge d'affaires to the African Union (AU)  Susan D. Page has lauded Africa’s governments and leaders for investing in health services and interventions that have contributed to the reduction of half the rate of materna| and under... MORE
AUC Chairperson Joins World Leaders to Commit to Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment
African Union Commission Chairperson, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma,
02 October 2015Past Events
The African Union Commission Chairperson, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, joined global leaders to make commitments to promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment, aiming at achieve the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. Speaking at a meeting co-... MORE
Sierra Leone Commemorates 5th Anniversary of the Launch of CARMMA
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02 October 2015Past Events
The Office of the First Lady in Sierra Leone, in collaboration with UNFPA, UNICEF, Ministry of Health and Sanitation and civil society, join to commemorate the 5th  Anniversary of the launch of the Campaign on Accelerated Reduction of Maternal, New-... MORE
Egypt to Launch CARMMA
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14 September 2015Upcoming Events
Egypt to Launch CARMMA The African Union Commission has welcomed the decision of the Arab Republic of Egypt to launch the Campaign for Accelerated Reduction of Maternal Mortality in Africa (CARMMA) in October 2015. In May 2009 the AUC launched... MORE
President Obama Urge African Leaders to Invest in Girls Education and Women’s Empowerment
President  Barack Obama speaking at African Union, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
03 August 2015Past Events
President Barack Obama has lauded Africa the achievement of significant gains in the health sector. Delivering the keynote address at the African Union Headquarters in Addis Ababa, the first by a sitting America president, Obama expressed his... MORE
AU Ministers Call for Support to the Campaign on Accelerated Reduction of Maternal Mortality in Africa
24 April 2015Past Events
At its first meeting of the African Union Specialized Technical Committee Meeting on Health, Population and Drug Control held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on 17 April 2015, African ministers have discussed and endorsed a wide range issues across health... MORE

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