26 May 2011
Content from our Premium Partner

African Union (Addis Ababa)

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission Meets with UN Secretary General, On The Margins of the AU Extraordinary Summit

press release

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Dr. Jean Ping received in his Office at the AU Headquarters in Addis Ababa, on 25 May 2011, the Secretary General of the United Nations, Mr. Ban Ki-Moon, on the margins of the Extraordinary Session of the Assembly of the Union on the State of Peace and Security in Africa.

The Chairperson thanked the UN Secretary General for accepting his invitation to attend the AU Extraordinary Summit and discussed with him the latest developments in Libya, Sudan, Somalia and Côte d'Ivoire.

The Chairperson and the UN Secretary General reiterated the importance for AU and UN to maintain close cooperation and coordination in addressing the peace and security challenges in the continent.

Copyright © 2011 African Union. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 800 reports a day from more than 140 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.