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Press release: African Economic Platform launches during the AU Summit in Kigali

The African Economic Platform (AEP) has been formally launched at the 27th AU Summit in Kigali. The AEP, which will bring together African heads of state, captains of industry and academics to openly discuss the continent’s economic future and practical actions required in the implementation of priorities outlined in Agenda 2063, was adopted by African heads of state as a Summit Decision.

Press Releases: African Union to launch the African Economic Platform with governments, private sector and higher education sectors

The African Economic Platform will be launched in Port Louis, Mauritius, on 14 - 16 April, 2016. Announced by the AU Commission Chairperson, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma during the just concluded 26th AU Summit of Heads of State and Government, the African Economic Platform will contribute to fast track African economic transformation toward the realization of Africa’s Agenda 2063.

On African Skills. Building African Institutional Capacity to Deliver Agenda 2063

In order to leverage on and take full advantage of the current high growth opportunity, especially in the context of the African Union Commission’s Agenda 2063, and in the wake of the launch of the New BRICS Bank, all Africans of all shades and cultures need to raise their skills-game. The picture painted by the AU’s Agenda 2063 is the Africa that I want to live in, and that I want my children and their children to live in.

Press Release Nº033/2016 - High level visit from African Union to Mauritius on hosting of the Inaugural African Economic Platform

An African Union (AU) delegation, led by H.E. Mr. Erastus Mwencha, Deputy Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), is in Port Louis to meet with the government of the Republic of Mauritius in preparation for the African Economic Platform. The Platform will be launched in Mauritius on 14 – 16 April, 2016.

African countries sets the stage to end AIDS, TB and Malaria by 2030: Adopt Africa Scorecard on Domestic Financing for Health

Ahead of the Meeting of the AU Summit in Kigali this month, Member State Experts  meeting in Ndjamena last week deliberated on the key fast track actions to end AIDS, TB and Malaria by 2030. This meeting follows the adoption of the Africa Health Strategy and the Catalytic Framework to End AIDS, TB and Eliminate Malaria in Africa by 2030. The meeting deliberated on the AIDS Watch Africa Progress Report for consideration by Africa’s Heads of State and Government.