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AU Commission and Committee of Intelligence and Security Services of Africa solidify cooperation through an MoU

By African Union Commission (AUC)
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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, August 27, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The African Union Commission Chairperson, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Chairperson of the Committee on International Security Service for Africa (CISSA), Mr. Juan Antonio Bibang, on Wednesday 26 August 2015, at the AU Commission Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

This MoU will strengthen the relationship between the two entities as they work closely together to have a more peaceful and secure Africa by 2020, as per the objectives laid out in Agenda 2063.

Mr. Bibang also briefed the AU Commission Chairperson on the decisions taken at the 12th CISSA Conference held in Malabo in June 2015. He assured her of the commitment of CISSA to contribute to ensuring lasting peace on the Continent.

The AU Commission Chairperson underlined the fundamental role that CISSA could play in silencing the guns by 2020 and in implementing Agenda 2063, the developmental framework of the Continent.