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MEDIA ANNOUNCEMENT/ 20th AU SUMMIT

By African Union Commission (AUC)
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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, October 25, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Media representatives are kindly informed that the 20th African Union Summit is scheduled to take place in January 2013 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

The Summit is scheduled to hold as follows:

Dates: 21 to 28 January 2013

Venue: New Conference Center of the African Union (AUCC), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Theme: The theme of the Summit is: “Pan-Africanism and African Renaissance”

Specific dates for the meetings of the different AU organs and decision making bodies during the Summit will be as follows:

21 – 22 January 2013: 25th Ordinary Session of the Permanent Representatives Committee (PRC);

24 – 25 January 2013: 22nd Ordinary Session of the Executive Council

27 – 28 January 2013: 20th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union.

More information with regard to media accreditation and coverage of the Summit will be provided subsequently on the AU website: www.au.int , and sent to the media representatives via e-mails.