President Abdel Fattah El Sisi will chair the Egyptian delegation to the African Summit in Addis Ababa due on Jan 30-31.
The 24th African Union Summit will dwell on The “Year of Women’s Empowerment and Development towards Africa’s Agenda 2063.”
Meanwhile some pre-Summit activities began holding on Wednesday 21st January 2015, such as the 8th Gender Pre-Summit that took place on 21 and 22 January 2015 and the 3rd Africa Risk Capacity (ARC) Conference of the Parties which kicked off today and ends on Saturday 24 January 2015 at the AU Conference Center in Addis Ababa.
The 24th AU Summit will officially start on Friday 23rd January 2015 with the twenty Ninth (29th) Ordinary Session of the Permanent Representatives Committee (PRC) at 10:00am, in the Medium Conference Hall of the AU Conference Center.
The PRC will discuss items on the agenda in preparation of the 24th AU Summit, to be submitted to the Executive Council for adoption.
The opening session of the PRC will include among others, a speech by the Chair of the PRC, a welcome remark by the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, and a group photo of Ambassadors with Commission Members.
According to the PRC agenda for the 24th AU Summit, the Ambassadors will, for two days (23 and 24 January 2015) exchange views on specific reports of the Commission.