Today, the African Union (AU) Commissioner for Political Affairs, Peace and Security (PAPS), Ambassador Bankole Adeoye, received a delegation from the Fellowship of Christian Churches in the Great Lakes and Horn of Africa (FECCLAHA), and muslim women groups from East and West Africa to discuss possible areas of collaboration with the AU. 

The main focus areas are to seek active engagement with the Commission, local mediation, peacebuilding, governance, and climate security, among others.

Commissioner Bankole briefed the women mediators on the Department’s engagement in areas of women, peace and security, among others and assured them of concrete collaboration.

On their part, the women mediators shared their experiences and contributions at community level; on women in conflict analysis; peace mediation and negotiation skills; as well as on the various solidarity missions they conducted to the regions.

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Ms. Lulit Kebede, Communication Officer | Political Affairs, Peace and Security Department | African Union Commission | Tel: +251 115 517 700 | E-mail: | Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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