African FMs arriving in Addis Ababa for 39th Ordinary Session of AU Executive Council
Addis Ababa, October 12, 2021 (FBC) – Foreign Ministers of African countries are arriving in Addis Ababa to attend the 39th Ordinary Session of the Executive Council of the Executive Council of the 3rd Mid-Year Coordination Meeting between the African Union, the Regional Economic Communities and Regional Mechanisms.
Foreign Minister of Liberia, Dee-Maxwell Saah Kemayah has been accorded warm welcome by higher level officials of Foreign Affairs Ministry of Ethiopia upon arrival at Bole International Airport, Addis Ababa.
The 39th Ordinary Session of the Executive Council will be opened in the presence of the leadership and officials of the AU Commission, Ministers from the 55 AU Member States, and representatives of RECS and RMS.
The 39th Ordinary Session of the Executive Council will consider the draft agenda, draft decisions and declarations with appropriate recommendations for consideration by the Heads of State and Government during their 3rd Mid-Year Coordination Meeting between the African Union, the RECS and RMS, scheduled to take place on 16 October 2021.
For two days (from October 14 – 15, 2021), the Ministers of Foreign Affairs/External Relations and other ministers or authorities duly designated will deliberate on the different items on their agenda including; consideration of the report of the 42nd Ordinary Session of the PRC, report on the operationalization of the Africa CDC, and concept note and the roadmap on the theme of the Year 2022 on Nutrition and Food Security.
The Session also will consider reports of Committees of the Executive Council and Ad Hoc Committees, report of the Joint-Sitting of the Ministerial Committee on Scale of Assessment and Contributions and the Committee of F15, report of the Ministerial Committee on African Candidatures within the International System, and report of the Ministerial Follow up Committee on the Implementation of Agenda 2063.