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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Monthly Digest on the AUPSC - September 2021

Monthly Digest on the AUPSC

Date | September 2021

Chad assumed chairship of the African Union (AU) Peace and Security Council (PSC) in September. In total, eight sessions were convened throughout the month. Although Council planned to convene a session to consider strategic priorities for the utilization of the AU Peace Fund and the zero draft African consensus paper on financing AU-led peace support operations (PSOs) through UN assessed contributions, that session was postponed to October. On the other hand, two of Council’s sessions took place outside of the programme of work to address the emergency situation in Guinea, following the coup of 5 September 2021.

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Monthly Digest on the AUPSC - August 2021

Monthly Digest on the AUPSC

Date | August 2021

During August, the African Union (AU) Peace and Security Council (PSC) convened a total of eight substantive sessions under the chairship of Cameroon. Out of these, one was convened at ministerial level while the remaining were held at ambassadorial level. Of the total substantive sessions convened during the month, two addressed country specific situations whereas the remaining six focused on thematic issues.

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Monthly Digest on the AUPSC - July 2021

Monthly Digest on the AUPSC

Date | July 2021

During July, the African Union (AU) Peace and Security Council (PSC) was chaired by Nigeria. Throughout the month, eight sessions were convened, out of which five addressed thematic issues while the remaining three focused on country/region specific situations.

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Monthly Digest on the AUPSC - June 2021

Monthly Digest on the AUPSC

Date | June 2021

Under Burundi’s chairship, the African Union (AU) Peace and Security Council (PSC) convened five sessions during June. Out of these, three addressed country/region specific conflicts and one focused on a thematic agenda item. All sessions convened during the month took place at ambassadorial level.

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Monthly Digest on the AUPSC - May 2021

Monthly Digest on the AUPSC

Date | May 2021

In May, the African Union (AU) Peace and Security Council (PSC) was chaired by Algeria. Out of the nine sessions that were convened throughout the month, three were held at ministerial level while the remaining took place at ambassadorial level.

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