MONTHLY DIGEST ON THE AFRICAN UNION PEACE AND SECURITY COUNCIL - JULY 2022

MONTHLY DIGEST ON THE AFRICAN UNION PEACE AND SECURITY COUNCIL - JULY 2022

Date | July 2022

In July, Djibouti chaired the African Union (AU) Peace and Security Council (PSC). During the month, the PSC convened three sessions. All the sessions were dedicated to country/ region specific issues. Two sessions were held at ambassadorial level. There was one session at ministerial level. The outcome for all the three sessions were adopted as Communiqué. On average, it took about one week for the outcome documents of the sessions to be published.

Read Full Document

MONTHLY DIGEST ON THE AFRICAN UNION PEACE AND SECURITY COUNCIL - JUNE 2022

MONTHLY DIGEST ON THE AFRICAN UNION PEACE AND SECURITY COUNCIL - JUNE 2022

Date | June 2022

During June, the Africa Union (AU) Peace and Security Council (PSC), under the chairship of the Republic of Congo, convened five sessions. Three of these were committed to thematic issues while the other two addressed a country/region specific issue. All sessions convened during the month took place at Ambassadorial level. The outcomes for the four sessions were adopted as Communiqués while no outcome document was released for one session. On average, it took about two weeks for the release of outcome documents.

Read Full Document

MONTHLY DIGEST ON THE AFRICAN UNION PEACE AND SECURITY COUNCIL - MAY 2022

MONTHLY DIGEST ON THE AFRICAN UNION PEACE AND SECURITY COUNCIL - MAY 2022

Date | May 2022

During May, the Africa Union (AU) Peace and Security Council (PSC) convened six sessions. Five of these were committed to thematic agenda items while one addressed a country/region specific issue.

Read Full Document

MONTHLY DIGEST ON THE AFRICAN UNION PEACE AND SECURITY COUNCIL - APRIL 2022

MONTHLY DIGEST ON THE AFRICAN UNION PEACE AND SECURITY COUNCIL - APRIL 2022

Date | April 2022

The term of the new 15 members of the African Union (AU) Peace and Security Council (PSC) that were newly elected and re-elected in February 2022 commenced on 1 April, with Burundi assuming the chairing of the PSC for the month. In total, eight sessions were convened during the month. Out of these, three had country/region specific focus while four addressed thematic issues. The remaining one session was committed to the consideration and adoption of two key documents by the Council – the Report of PSC Induction Programme and the Accra Declaration. All sessions were held at the level of permanent representatives.

Read Full Document

Monthly Digest on the AUPSC - March 2022

Monthly Digest on the AUPSC - March 2022

Date | March 2022

In March, Lesotho chaired the African Union (AU) Peace and Security Council (PSC). The Council convened six sessions during the month. Two sessions that formed part of the initial program of work were dropped during the course of the month.

Read Full Document

Monthly Digest on the AUPSC - February 2022

Monthly digest on the AUPSC

Date | February 2022

In February, Kenya chaired the African Union (AU) Peace and Security Council (PSC). From the six sessions initially inscribed in the program of work, three were removed. Following the addition of a session not initially envisaged, the PSC held four sessions during the month.

Read Full Document

Monthly Digest on the AUPSC - January 2022

Monthly digest on the AUPSC

Date | January 2022

In January, Ghana, under the leadership of Ambassador Amma A. Twum-Amoah, was the Chair of the African Union (AU) Peace and Security Council (PSC). Council’s initial programme of work for the month envisaged four sessions.

Read Full Document

Monthly Digest on the AUPSC - December 2021

Monthly digest on the AUPSC

Date | December, 2021

In December, Ethiopia was the Chair of the African Union (AU) Peace and Security Council (PSC). The provisional program of work of the month envisaged four sessions. Following the removal of one of the planned sessions and the addition of another not initially envisaged in the provisional program of work, the PSC convened four during the month. Although the initial programme of work envisaged a session on the relationship between South Sudan and Sudan including the status of Abyei, the session did not take place. On the other hand, the PSC added as new agenda to its program of work the consideration of the conclusions of the high-level seminar held in Oran, Algeria.

Read Full Document

Monthly Digest on the AUPSC - November 2021

Monthly digest on the AUPSC

Date | November 2021

In November, Egypt chaired the African Union (AU) Peace and Security Council (PSC). Eight sessions were convened during the month. PSC’s initial programme of work for the month envisaged six sessions. The revised programme of work which guided Council’s activities throughout the month introduced few changes including the addition of substantive sessions.

Read Full Document

Monthly Digest on the AUPSC - October 2021

Monthly digest on the AUPSC

Date | October, 2021

In October, Mozambique chaired the African Union (AU) Peace and Security Council (PSC). In total, nine sessions were convened during the month. While the initial programme of work for the month envisaged seven substantive sessions, there were changes introduced in the course of the month.

Read Full Document