14th AU Summit / Election of members of Peace and Security Council of the African Union
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, February 1, 2010/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The fifteen (15) members of the Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU) who were elected during the 16th Ordinary Session of the Executive Council were endorsed by the 14th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the AU, during their second day of deliberations on 1st January 2010, at the United Nations Conference Center in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
The five countries elected to serve for a period of three years as from March 2010 are:
Republic of Equatorial Guinea – Central Africa;
Republic of Kenya – East Africa;
Great Socialist People’s Libyan Arab Jamahiriya – North Africa;
Republic of Zimbabwe – Southern Africa;
Federal Republic of Nigeria – West Africa.
The other ten members of the African Union Peace and Security Council were elected for a term of two years, as from 1st April 2010. They are:
Republic of Burundi – Central Africa;
Republic of Chad – Central Africa;
Republic of Djibouti – East Africa;
Republic of Rwanda – East Africa;
Republic of Mauritania – North Africa;
Republic of Namibia – Southern Africa;
Republic of South Africa – Southern Africa;
Republic of Benin - West Africa;
Republic of Cote d’Ivoire – West Africa;
Republic of Mali – West Africa.
African Union Commission (AUC)