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Election of the (15) members of the Peace and Security Council of the African Union and one member of the ACEWRC

By African Union Commission (AUC)
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The Executive Council at their 28th Ordinary Session held on 27 and 28 January 2016 at the AU headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, elected the fifteen (15) members of the Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union and one member of the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACEWRC).

The following five (5) Members of the Peace and Security Council for a three-year term as of March 2016:

1. Congo (Rep.) Central Region

2. Kenya Eastern Region

3. Egypt Northern Region

4. Zambia Southern Region

5. Nigeria Western Region

The following ten (10) Members of the Peace and Security Council for a two-year term as of March 2016:

1. Burundi Central Region

2. Chad

3. Rwanda Eastern Region

4. Uganda

5. Algeria Northern Region

6. Botswana Southern Region

7. South Africa

8. Niger Western Region

9. Sierra Leone

10. Togo

On the other hand, the following member of the ACERWC was elected for a five (5)-year term: Mr. Mohamed Ould Ahmedoudit H'Meyada from Mauritania