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View on Africa: top peace and security issues for the AU summit
Date: 20 January 2016
Time: 11h00 - 12h00
Venue: Online via VoiceBoxer

The African Union (AU) is holding its annual summit in Addis Ababa at the end of the month. Key issues include the vote on the deployment of 5 000 AU troops to Burundi, as well as the election of new members of the Peace and Security Council.

This week’s View on Africa will be presented by Liesl Louw-Vaudran and Yann Bedzigui, analysts who produce the ISS’ PSC Report. They will talk about the key peace and security issues on the agenda of this month’s summit, and will also discuss the AU summit theme: human rights and the rights of women.

About View on Africa

Do you want to know what's happening in Africa, where it's happening and what it means for the continent's many actors?

Join the new ISS View on Africa weekly briefing every Wednesday from 11h00 - 12h00 CAT. ISS researchers from Dakar, Nairobi, Addis Ababa and Pretoria provide expert analysis of major events and trends in Africa. Introductory remarks are followed by discussions among participants.

How to get your weekly View on Africa

Attend the briefing in person or online via VoiceBoxer on your computer ( To join the briefing online, simply click on the link above, follow the on-screen instructions and select your language preference.

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