What: Interface Meeting Between the Peace and Security Cluster of ECOSOCC, AUC and RECS/RMs
When: 20th April 2023 at 9:00AM EAT
Who: The Economic, Social and Cultural Council (ECOSOCC)
Speakers: Mr. William Carew (Head of Secretariat, ECOSOCC); Ms. Elizabeth Mutunga (Head of Governance, Peace and Security, COMESA); Ms. Neema Chusi (Ag. Secretary, PSC); Mr. Khalid Boudali (Presiding Officer, ECOSOCC); Deputy Ambassador George Kwanya (Deputy Head of Mission Republic of Kenya to Ethiopia and Permanent Representative to the African Union)
Where: Nairobi, Kenya at the Mövenpick Hotel (Westlands, Nairobi)
The overall objective of the interface meeting is to provide a forum for dialogue and increased collaboration between the African Union Economic Social and Cultural Council (ECOSOCC) Peace and Security Sectoral Cluster Committee, the African Union Commission (AUC), RECs/RMs, and selected Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) on African peace and security issues.
The meeting also seeks to enhance awareness and understanding of the African Peace and Security Architecture (APSA) amongst African CSOs working in the field of peace and security. Other outcomes include increased capacity of CSOs to mainstream key themes in peace and security frameworks at the continental and regional levels and the development of a roadmap to improve working relations between ECOSOCC, Peace and Security Council (PSC), AUC and RECs/RMs.
The media are invited to cover the meeting on 20th April 2023 at 09:00hrs EAT, at the Mövenpick Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya.