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15th AU SUMMIT / Schedule of press conferences and briefings / 19 – 27 July 2010

 

 


 

 

15th AU SUMMIT / Schedule of press conferences and briefings / 19 – 27 July 2010

 

 

KARTHOUM, Sudan, July 26, 2010/African Press Organization (APO)/ — 15th AU Summit / Schedule of press conferences and briefings / 19 – 27 July 2010

 

Date / Venue    Time    Names/fields

    Observations

 

Monday, July 19, 2010

 

    

14:00-16:00

 

    

FES-DCI Training    

 

    16:30-17:00    Mrs Habiba Mejri-Cheikh,

Head, Division of Communication and Information

Useful tips for the coverage of the Summit    CONFIRMED

    17:00-19:00    FES-DCI Training    

 

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

    

11:00

 

 

    

H.E. Mr. Erastus Mwencha,

Deputy Chairperson of the AUC

Follow-up on the implementation of Strategic Plan for 2009-2012    CONFIRMED

    16:00

    Mr Ben Kioko

AU Legal Counsel

Status of ratification of AU/OAU Treaties, Protocols and Conventions

Universal Jurisdiction

Update on the Hissène Habré case    POSTPONED

    End of the session    H.E. Chairperson of PRC

Press conference on outcomes of PRC session    

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

 

    10:00    Amb Jean Mfasoni,

Secretary to the Commission

Pre-Summit Briefing Briefing on the theme of the Summit    CONFIRMED

    11:00    AU-EU joint press conference

AU-EU Summit    CONFIRMED

    14:30

    Mrs Litha Musyimi – Ogana

Director of the Director of Women, Gender and Development

African Women Decade

    CONFIRMED

Thursday, July 22, 2010

 

 

    14:00

    General Elly Tumwine

Peace Hub    CONFIRMED

    15:00

    H.E. Mrs. Elisabeth Tankeu,

Commissioner for Trade and Industry

Multilateral trade

EPA

Industrialization in Africa

    CONFIRMED

    16:00    Mr. Idriss Ndele Moussa

Chairperson of the PAP

Status of the transformation of the role of PAP, from consultative to legislative

(Update)

Ratification of AU Charter on Democracy, Elections and Governance     CONFIRMED

Friday, July 23, 2010

 

 

    11:00    H.E. Dr. Jean Ping

Chairperson of the AUC

Monthly Press Conference

    CONFIRMED

        SA    

    15:00    Prof Jean-Pierre Ezin

Commissioner for Human Resources Science and Technology

Pan-African University Project

AU Scientific Awards and grants

    CONFIRMED

    End of the session    H.E. Chairperson of Executive Council and H.E. Jean Ping Chairperson of AUC

Press Conference on outcomes of Exc. Cl. Session    

 

Saturday, July 24, 2010

    11:00

    H.E. Mrs. Julia Dolly Joiner,

Commissioner Political Affairs

Preparations of the Summit on Shared Values

Update on the AU convention on the protection and assistance of IDP’s in Africa

Afro-Arab Summit

 

    CONFIRMED

    13h50-14h30    H.E. Jean Ping

Chairperson of AUC

Launch of PIDA    CONFIRMED

    15h30

    H.E. Dr. Maxwell M. Mkwezalamba, Commissioner for Economic Affairs

Alternatives sources of funding

Integration of NEPAD

Outcomes of the G8 and G20 Summits

Financial institutions

    CONFIRMED

    16:30    Mr Ben Kioko

AU Legal Counsel

Status of ratification of AU/OAU Treaties, Protocols and Conventions

Universal Jurisdiction

Update on the Hissène Habré case    CONFIRMED

    17:30-18:00    Mr Abdelbagi Jibril

Deputy Director North South xxi

Civil society expectations of CAHOSCC

Petition for climate justice on behalf of 210 African NGO’s    DONE

Sunday, July 25, 2010

    9:00 -13:30

    Opening ceremony of the 15th AU Summit    

 

    14:00 – 15:00    Mr Alioune Tine, President RADDHO

Mr Clément Abaifouta, Chadian Victims Association

Mr Reed Brody, Human Rights Watch

Hissene Habré Case     CONFIRMED

    15:00-16:00     Joint Press Conference

H.E Rhoda Peace Tumusiime, Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture

Josette Shiiran, Executive Director f WFP

Representative of NEPAD

Nutrition and agriculture in Africa    CONFIRMED

    16:00

    H.E. Mr. Lamamra Ramtane

Commissioner for Peace and Security

Status of Peace and Security in Africa

Implementation of the Year of Peace and Security Campaign

    POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

    17:00    Mr. Ibrahim Mayaki,

CEO NEPAD

Integration of NEPAD into AU Structures and Processes    CONFIRMED

 

Monday, July 26, 2010

 

 

    10:00

 

 

    Mr Michel Sidibé, Executive Director UNAIDS

Mr Michel Kazakstine, Executive Director of Global Fund for HIV-AIDS, TB and Malaria

Prevention of mother to child transmission

Linking the AIDS response with maternal and child health

Sustained funding for health-related MDG’s     CONFIRMED

 

    11:00

    H.E. Adv. Bience Philomena Gawanas, Commissioner for Social Affairs

Maternal, Infant and Child Health and Development in Africa

    CONFIRMED

        OXFAM    TO BE CONFIRMED

    12:00-13:00    H.E Maxwell Mkwezalamba,

Jeffrey Sachs, Special Adviser to UN Secretary General on MDG’s

MoU Signing AUC and MDG’s Center

Implementation of the MDG’s in AU Member States (Sub-Saharan Africa)

    TO BE CONFIRMED

    13:00 – 14:30    Mrs Asha-Rose Migiro, UN Deputy Secretary General

    TO BE CONFIRMED

    15:00    H.E Mrs Elham Mahmood Ibrahim

Commissioner for Infrastructure and Energy

PIDA

Oil Fund

Maritime Charter

Transport corridors

Renewable energy initiatives

    CONFIRMED

    16:00    H.E Salim Ahmed Salim, Member Panel of the Wise

H.E. Mr. Lamamra Ramtane

Commissioner for Peace and Security

Amb. Adonia Ayebare, Director Intl Peace Institute

Launch of the Report of the Panel of the Wise on Elections related conflicts

    CONFIRMED

Cocktail to be offered by the Panel

    17:00    Mr Omar Faruk, President of the Federation of African Journalists and Mrs Cheikh, Head of the Division of Communication and Information of the AU

Safety of African journalists

    CONFIRMED

Tuesday, July 27, 2010    11:30-12    Asha-Rose Migiro,     TO BE CONFIRMED

    10:30 – 11:00    OXFAM    CONFIRMED

    13:00 – 14:00    Training FES    

    End of business

    H.E. Chairperson of the Union and H.E. Dr. Jean Ping, Chairperson of the AUC

Final Press Conference on outcomes of the 15th AU Summit

    

 

NB. Upon request AU Organs, partners, UN Agencies, Civil Society Organisations will be accommodated according to the agenda.

 

SOURCE 

African Union Commission (AUC)


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