25th AU Summit: ACCORD resources and experts

Heads of state met at the 25th AU Summit under the theme of empowering women in accordance with Agenda 2063.

A partial view of the opening ceremony of the tenth African Union Commission Summit (No credit)

The 25th African Union Summit is being held in Johannesburg, South Africa, from 7 to 15 June 2015, with the Heads of State meeting over 14 and 15 June. The Summit Theme is: “Year of Women Empowerment and Development towards Africa’s Agenda 2063”.

Summit Agenda: The AU Heads of State and Government will consider reports on: the Ebola Crisis; the First Ten-Year implementation plan of the Agenda 2063; Alternative Sources of Financing the AU; the state of peace and security in Africa; Maternal, New Born and Child Health; climate change; UN reforms; African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM); AIDS; and will also appoint members of the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child and members of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights.

ACCORD Expertise

The African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (ACCORD) has over 20 years of experience in key areas the Summit will consider, and in addition has a wide network of experts who can talk to the various topics on the Summit agenda.

ACCORD Publications

In addition to ACCORD’S extensive work across Africa on capacity building and policy development, ACCORD has recently published the following titles: