Deputy PM in Lusaka to participate at AU Executive Council meeting

Addis Ababa, July 14, 2022 (FBC) – Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, Demeke Mekonnen has arrived in Lusaka, Zambia to participate in the 41st Ordinary session of the African Union Executive Council.

The African Union’s Executive Council will meet in its 41st Ordinary session from the 14th to the 15th July in Lusaka, Zambia.

Among others, the meeting will consider reports on the conference of state parties of the African Medicines Agency (AMA) on the hosting of the AMA headquarters and phase one and two on the operationalisation of the Africa CDC and the financial sustainability of the Africa Epidemics Fund.

It will also discusses on the implementation of the transition plan including quota system, audit skills and emergency recruitment plan as well as  the mid-term implementation report of the African Union theme of the year for 2022 on nutrition.

The meeting will further consider appropriate level of funds to be used under the crisis reserve facility of the AU Peace Fund. It will also consider various reports of its committees.

The ministers will also hold a High-Level Reflection and Policy Orientation on evaluation of the First Ten Year Implementation Plan and elaboration of the Second Ten Year Implementation Plan of the African Union’s Agenda 2063 development framework.

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