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auc-sudan 05072019  .pdf.jpgStatement of the Chairperson of the AU Commission on the situation in Sudan
Press Release, Created By African Union Commission Department of Peace and Security Department (PSD) and Published By African Union Commission Department of Peace and Security Department (PSD) in English language
5 July 2019, Addis Ababa: The Chairperson highly commends the people of Sudan on the occasion of this important breakthrough and recognizes their commitment to the peaceful expression of their legitimate aspirations for a peaceful and democratic Sudan.
auc-libya.3.07.2019.pdf.jpgTHE CHAIRPERON OF THE AFRICAN UNION COMMISSION CONDEMNS THE AIR STRIKE IN LIBYA THAT STRUCK A DETENTION CENTER
Press Release, Created By African Union Commission Department of Peace and Security Department (PSD) and Published By African Union Commission Department of Peace and Security Department (PSD) in English language
03 July 2019, Addis Ababa - The Chairperson of the African Union Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat strongly condemns an air-strike in Libya that struck a detention center, killing more than forty innocent civilians, all migrants...
Incremental Steps towards the International Ammunition.pdf.jpgIncremental Steps towards the International Ammunition Technical Guidelines (IATGs)
Book/Monograph, Created By African Union Commission Department of Peace and Security Department (PSD) and Published By African Union Commission Department of Peace and Security Department (PSD) in English language
Within almost 50% of the countries in Africa, unstable and insecure stockpiles of ammunition contribute to the illicit trade and proliferation of ammunition, as well as to devastating Unplanned Explosions at Munitions Sites (UEMS). The proliferation of ammunition fuels armed conflicts, crime, and terrorism, and can destabilize whole regions....
Incremental Steps towards.pdf.jpgIncremental Steps towards the International Small Arms Control Standards
Book/Monograph, Created By African Union Commission Department of Peace and Security Department (PSD) in English language
The International Ammunition Technical Guidelines (IATGs) provide internationally acknowledged standards for the Physical Security and Stockpile Management (PSSM) of stockpiles of ammunition. Relatedly, the International Small Arms Control Standards (ISACS) provide internationally recognized guidelines for weapons management. The ISACS cover not only small arms, but also light weapons such as light and medium mortars below 100mm calibre, grenade launchers, anti-tank launchers, man-portable air defence systems (MANPADS), and all other man-portable weapons systems….
Physical Security and Stockpile Management.pdf.jpgPhysical Security and Stockpile Management: Preconditions and Sustainability
Book/Monograph, Created By African Union Commission Department of Peace and Security Department (PSD) and Published By African Union Commission Department of Peace and Security Department (PSD), German Corporation for International Cooperation in English language
National and international interventions are often able to improve Physical Security and Stockpile Management (PSSM) practices in the short-term. However, these improvements are often not maintained over time. In extreme cases, significant improvements to the safety and management of stockpiles, including the provision and construction of key infrastructure, have produced short-term benefits but have fallen out of use within a matter of years. Repeated often enough, the result is a series of piecemeal and disconnected interventions that, while well-intentioned, achieve little lasti...
Mali massacre en.pdf.jpgSTATEMENT OF THE CHAIRPERSON OF THE AFRICAN UNION COMMISSION ON THE MASSACRE OF INNOCENT CIVILIANS IN MALI
Press Release, Created By African Union Commission Department of Peace and Security Department (PSD) and Published By African Union Commission Department of Peace and Security Department (PSD) in English; French language
Press Statement Women Conflict Prevention.pdf.jpgPress Statement of the 833rd meeting of the African Union Peace and Security Council on the Role of Women in Conflict Prevention and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding: The Contribution of Women Refugees, Internally Displaced Persons and Returnees in Africa
Press Release, Created By African Union Commission Department of Peace and Security Department (PSD) and Published By African Union Commission Department of Peace and Security Department (PSD) in English language
STATEMENT OF THE CHAIRPERSON ON SUDAN.pdf.jpgSTATEMENT OF THE CHAIRPERSON ON SUDAN FOLLOWING VISIT BY IGAD CHAIR
Press Release, Created By African Union Commission Department of Peace and Security Department (PSD) and Published By African Union Commission Department of Peace and Security Department (PSD) in English language
au-en-implem-cross-border-user-guide-elec-version.pdf.jpgInstallation of a Cross-Border Basic Service Infrastructure: The User’s Guide
Book/Monograph, Created By African Union Commission Department of Peace and Security Department (PSD) and Published By African Union Border Programme (AUBP), Peace and Security Department in English language
the African Union Border Programme (AUBP), which is committed to the delimitation and demarcation of borders in Africa. Following the demarcation of the Burkina Faso–Mali border, the installation of the Health Centre, shared between the villages Ouarokuy (Burkina Faso) and Wanian (Mali), serves as a concrete example of: ``Cross-border cooperation based on local initiative and involvement in the establishment of peaceful relations; ``Strengthening of the integration process and development dynamics in Africa. According to the experience of the AUBP, cross-border cooperation is ...
au2016-en-procedures-guide-disputes-low-res.pdf.jpgAfrican Border Dispute Settlement: The User’s Guide
Book/Monograph, Created By African Union Commission Department of Peace and Security Department (PSD) and Published By African Union Border Programme (AUBP), Peace and Security Department in English language
Borders, which constitute a core security interest of the State, determine the extent of the geographical area under the exclusive jurisdiction of a State. The absence of clearly defined territorial control and the ill management of border zones favour the eruption of grave disputes, especially when the said entities are rich in natural resources, which are subjected to conflicting claims. The structural prevention of disputes is one of the central axes of the AUBP’s activities; the publication of this Guidebook is fully part of this dynamic. In accord...
au2013-en-delim-a-demar-of-bound-gen-iss-a-studies-elec2.pdf.jpgDelimitation and Demarcation of Boundaries in Africa: General Issues and Case Studies
Book/Monograph, Created By African Union Commission Department of Peace and Security Department (PSD) and Published By African Union Border Programme (AUBP), Peace and Security Department in English language
The delimitation and demarcation initiative meets three imperative needs: The first is geopolitical, concerning the peace, security and stability that derive from conflict prevention. The Programme does not aim for a new ‘Balkanisation’; rather, it is a way to reinforce State territorial sovereignty that brings with it the freedom to open up and integrate. The second need is geo-economics: a visible, well-managed border encourages trade. The third need is socio-economic, as local cross-border cooperation initiatives between committed neighbouring communities can be supported. ...
au-3-en-2013-en-creation-a-operation.pdf.jpgCreation and Operation of Boundary Commissions in Africa: The User’s Guide
Book chapter, Created By African Union Commission Department of Peace and Security Department (PSD) and Published By African Union Border Programme (AUBP), Peace and Security Department in English language
Every boundary across Africa – indeed across the world – is unique, with its own distinct history, definition, and human and physical geographical contexts. The aim of this handbook is not to proscribe strict regulations for how boundary commissions should be created and should work, as this will depend on the individual contexts. Instead, by gathering information and advice from boundary commissioners across Africa, the handbook aims to provide other African governments and institutions with inspiration and some helpful guidance based on existing practice. This ...
au-2-en-2013-delim-a-demar-user-guide (1).pdf.jpgDelimitation and Demarcation of Boundaries in Africa : General Issues and Case Studies
Book/Monograph, Created By African Union Commission Department of Peace and Security Department (PSD) and Published By African Union Border Programme (AUBP), Peace and Security Department in English language
It has been forty-nine years since the independent States of Africa, under the auspices of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), famously pledged to respect their territorial boundaries inherited from the colonial period at the Cairo Conference of 1964. Since that time, this acceptance of the territorial status quo at independence has been relatively successful in preventing major conflicts over territorial claims in Africa. However, often the popular understanding of ‘keeping the territorial status quo’ has also dissuaded African States from dealing with residual ...
au-1-en-2013-barriers-to-bridges.pdf.jpgFrom Barriers to Bridges: Collection of Official Texts on African Borders from 1963 to 2012
Book/Monograph, Created By African Union Commission Department of Peace and Security Department (PSD) and Published By African Union Border Programme (AUBP), Peace and Security Department,
Developed for readers and practitioners by the African Union Border Programme, this Volume gathers in Section I all the founding instruments and legal frameworks pertaining to international boundary issues on the African continent, and in Section II the reports, communiqués, and conclusions of the successive steps of policy implementation. This collection of official documents is the first one of a series of six pub¬lications designed and written by the African Union Border Programme to facilitate boundary management, from reaffirmation through delimi¬tation and demarcation,&#...
psc.844.comm.Gambia.24.04.2019.pdf.jpgAdopted by the Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU) at its 844th meeting held on 24 April 2019 on the Progress Report on Security Sector Reform in The Gambia,
Press Release, Created By African Union Commission Department of Peace and Security in English; French language
Joint--statement 12 April 2019 - AU IGAD UN Statement on South Sudan.pdf.jpgJoint AU, IGAD and UN Statement on the Current Situation in the Republic of South Sudan.
Press Release, Created By African Union Commission Department of Peace and Security; Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD); United Nations; Chergui, Smail, Ambassador; Wais, Ismail, Dr.; Shearer, David and Published By African Union Commission Department of Peace and Security in English language
12 April 2019: The African Union (AU) Peace and Security Commissioner, Ambassador Smail Chergui, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Special Envoy for South Sudan, Dr. Ismail Wais and the Special Representative Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN) to South Sudan, Mr. David Shearer briefed AU partners in Addis Ababa on the current situation in the Republic of South Sudan....
APSA Roadmap.pdf.jpgAPSA Roadmap 2016-2020
Book/Monograph, Created By Peace & Security Department and Published By African Union Commission published in Dec-2015 in English language
In line with the Solemn Declaration on the 50th Anniversary of the Organization of African Unity/African Union of the African Heads of State and Government, that was adopted at the meeting of the AU Assembly on 25 May 2013, and in order to substantially contribute to achieving the goals of the AU initiative on "Silencing of the Guns: Pre-requisites for realising a conflict-free Africa by the year 2020", the "APSA Roadmap 2016-2020" is a strategic document, which builds on the achievements and challenges resulting from the implementa...
Women Mediators.pdf.jpgAfrican Women Mediators and Election Observers: Building Peace, Securing Women
Book/Monograph, Created By Peace & Security Department and Published By African Union Commission published in Jun-2017 in English language
This booklet on "African Women Mediators and Election Observers" is published by the OSE with the aim to facilitate access to a pool of African women with the knowledge, skills and readiness to engage in mediation and election observation in Africa, and to promote their enhanced participation in peace processes on the continent. This is the first edition of the endeavor, and it is far from capturing the dearth of women's expertise on these critical areas of building peace.
DDR Newsletter.pdf.jpgAU-DDR Newsletter
Newsletter, Created By Defense and Security Division / PSD / AUC and Published By Defense and Security Division (DSD) of the Peace and Security Department (PSD) of the African Union Commission (AUC) published in Jun-2017 in English language
African Union Disarmament, Demobilization, Reintegration Newsletter, 8th edition....In February 2012, the African Union Commission, through the Peace and Security Department (PSD), initiated the Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration Capacity Program (DDRCP) by holding a Consultation Seminar on DDR with the Regional Economic Communities (RECs) and Regional Mechanisms for Conflict Prevention, Management and Resolution (RMs). The purpose of the DDRCP is to strengthen capacities within the AU, its Member States and regional partners, namely the RECs and RMs, to support national and ...
Collection's Items (Sorted by Submit Date in Descending order): 1 to 19 of 19