South African leader Cyril Ramaphosa will travel to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, for the 32nd Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU) and lead the South African delegation.
The summit, which starts today, will be held under the motto “The Year of Refugees, Returnees and International Displaced Persons: Towards Durable Solutions to Forced Displacement in Africa”.
As it has been reported by the South African government, the SA’s Instrument of Ratification of the Agreement on the African Continental Free Trade will be presented at the Assembly.
During the event, the parties will also discuss the key reasons that provoked the forced displacement in Africa, issues of institutional reform, peace and security on the continent and the state of the African Continental Free Trade Zone.
Also, the AU leaders will elect a chairman for 2020, members of the AU Peace and Security Council, members of the AU Commission on International Law and the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child.