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Museveni in South Africa for AU Summit

Museveni inspects a guard of honour on arrival in South Africa

President Yoweri Museveni has Saturday arrived in South Africa where he will attend the 25th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union.

The official opening ceremony will be held on 14th June starting at 11:30am. The function will be held at Sandton Convention Centre, doctor http://comeduraredipiu.com/wp-content/plugins/thrive-leads/editor-templates/post_footer/nine_set_vms_step2.php Johannesburg, http://concursofotografia.orihuela.es/wp-includes/post.php South Africa.

Deputy Presidential spokesperson, http://cotro.com/wp-content/plugins/fusion-builder/shortcodes/fusion-popover.php Linda Nabusayi said Museveni was “received by the Deputy Chief of Protocol Nather Robin at Lanseria International Airport.”

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The summit will be addressed by South African president Jacob Zuma, AU boss Robert Mugabe and Mahmoud Abbas, President of the State of Palestine and Chairman of Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) Executive Committee among others.

Officials said the Assembly will discuss the theme of the summit, “Year of Women Empowerment and Development Towards Agenda 2063.”

The Heads of State and Government will adopt the budget of the AU, consider the report of the ministerial retreat on the first ten year implementation plan of Agenda 2063, consider the report of the ad hoc ministerial committee on the scale of assessment, and discuss the issue of integration with a focus on free movement of people, goods and services.

Other reports to be considered by the Heads of State and Government during their meeting will include: Report of the AU Commission on the Ebola Crisis; Report of the Peace and Security Council on its activities and the State of Peace and Security in Africa, including Terrorism, Radical Extremism and Africa’s Response; Governance (with focus on African Governance Architecture and Elections) and Report of the Commission on the Situation in Middle East and Palestine.

A diplomat told ChimpReports that the crises in Eastern Congo, Burundi and Central Africa will also be discussed.

The Assembly will appoint 6 members of the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC) and 3 members of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR)

After discussing some issues raised by member states, the leaders will proceed to adopt the decisions and recommendations of the 27th Ordinary Session of the Executive Council before adopting the decisions and declarations of the 25th Ordinary Session of the Assembly.

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