Amani Africa Training Workshop on the African Union-2023

Seminar Objectives

  • Equipping participants with the knowledge and understanding of how the AU functions and about the decision-making processes and dynamics of AU;
  • Identifying the factors and forces that shape the current trends and dynamics in policy development, institutional changes/reforms and AU’s role in various areas of its mandate;
  • To provide deepening practical knowledge and insights into the role of various AU actors including the AU Commission, AU organs and member states with respect to the AU governance, development, and peace and security agenda;
  • An assessment of the recent policy developments within the merged African Union Commission for Political Affairs, Peace and Security;
  • Facilitate reflection on progress and challenges to key imperatives, including the reform process and AU’s role with respect to advancing Africa’s role in the world.

November 6-8, 2023 Haile Grand Hotel, Addis Ababa


William Carew
Head of Secretariat, AU ECOSOCC, Lusaka, Zambia

Achieng Akena
Executive Director, International Refugee Rights Initiative (IRRI)

Abubakar M. Aden
Youth Peace and Security Advocate