Monthly Digest on The African Union Peace And Security Council - December 2023

Monthly Digest on The African Union Peace And Security Council - December 2023

Date | December 2023

In December, under the chairship of the Gambia, the African Union (AU) Peace and Security Council (PSC) had a scheduled program of work consisting of two sessions, the annual retreat with the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM), the annual high-level seminar and an informal consultation. Additionally, the PSC held a consultation to discuss the draft UN Resolution on Financing of Peace Support Operations.

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Monthly Digest on The African Union Peace And Security Council - November 2023

Monthly Digest on The African Union Peace And Security Council - November 2023

Date | November 2023

In November, under the chairship of the Republic of Djibouti, the African Union (AU) Peace and Security Council (PSC), had a scheduled program of work consisting of seven sessions.

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Monthly Digest on The African Union Peace And Security Council - October 2023

Monthly Digest on The African Union Peace And Security Council - October 2023

Date | October 2023

In October, the Republic of Congo chaired the African Union (AU) Peace and Security Council (PSC), which had a scheduled program of work consisting of four sessions and a field mission to Libya. However, during the month, five sessions were convened.

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Monthly Digest on The African Union Peace And Security Council - September 2023

Monthly Digest on The African Union Peace And Security Council - September 2023

Date | September 2023

In September, Cameroon chaired the African Union (AU) Peace and Security Council (PSC). The PSC had a scheduled program of work that initially consisted of six sessions. However, during the month, only five sessions were convened.

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Monthly Digest on The African Union Peace And Security Council - August 2023

Monthly Digest on The African Union Peace And Security Council - August 2023

Date | August 2023

In August, Burundi was the Chair of the African Union (AU) Peace and Security Council (PSC). According to the Provisional Program of Work (PPoW), adopted in July, the PSC was scheduled to hold six sessions, which at the beginning of the month increased to eight (See Amani’s analysis of the PPoW). During the month, the PSC convened a total of five sessions. Of these, two sessions were on thematic issues and three sessions focused on country-specific situations. Additionally, the PSC also convened the 3rd Annual Consultative Meeting with the RECs/RMs Policy Organs. All of these sessions were conducted at the ambassadorial level.

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Monthly Digest on The African Union Peace And Security Council - July 2023

Monthly Digest on The African Union Peace And Security Council - July 2023

Date | July 2023

In the month of July, Senegal chaired the African Union (AU) Peace and Security Council (PSC). The PSC conducted a total of five sessions, three of which focused on thematic issues, while the other two addressed country/region-specific situations. The sessions were conducted at the ambassadorial level, except for one ministerial level session.

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Monthly Digest on The African Union Peace And Security Council - June 2023

Monthly Digest on The African Union Peace And Security Council - June 2023

Date | June 2023

In the month of June, Zimbabwe chaired the African Union (AU) Peace and Security Council (PSC). Out of the four sessions held during the month, two addressed thematic issues, while the other two were on country/region specific situations.

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Monthly Digest on The African Union Peace And Security Council - May 2023

Monthly Digest on The African Union Peace And Security Council - May 2023

Date | May 2023

In May, Uganda chaired the African Union (AU) Peace and Security Council (PSC). In total, the PSC held seven meetings. For the first time, the PSC also held an informal engagement with the Chairperson of the AU, President Azali Assoumani of the Comoros. In early May, the PSC held the annual consultative meeting with its European Union (EU) counterpart, the European Political and Security Committee (EU PSC).

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Monthly Digest on The African Union Peace And Security Council - April 2023

Monthly Digest on The African Union Peace And Security Council - April 2023

Date | April 2023

Tunisia assumed the role of chairing the African Union (AU) Peace and Security Council (PSC) in April. Six meetings were held during the month. One of these was an emergency session not envisaged within the programme of work and one session scheduled for the month was postponed. The initial programme of work for the month also envisaged convening of PSC’s 15th Retreat on its Working Methods but the activity was removed from the revised programme of work.

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Monthly Digest on The African Union Peace And Security Council - March 2023

Monthly Digest on The African Union Peace And Security Council - March 2023

Date | March 2023

In March, the African Union (AU) Peace and Security Council (PSC) was chaired by Tanzania. Four sessions were convened in March and two of these were committed to country specific situations whereas the other two addressed thematic issues on the agenda of the PSC. The initial program of work of the PSC also envisaged sessions on three other substantive issues but these were postponed.

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