The Economic, Social and Cultural Council (ECOSOCC) was established in July 2004 as an Advisory Organ composed of different social and professional groups of AU Member States.
ECOSOCC provides an opportunity for African civil society to play an active role.
Mission and Vision Statements of AU ECOSOCC
dialogue, strong partnerships, Support policies and programme, defend a culture of good governance ...
Functions of AU ECOSOCC as an advisory organ
View the Statutes of the African Union - Economic Social & Cultural Council.
Read AU ECOSOCC 2017-2018 ECOSOCC Strategic Plan
AU ECOSOCC Frequently Asked Questions
Secretariat to facilitate its linkages across the AU Commission, provide Secretarial and policy support for its activities
Structure of the African Union civil society policy organ
The Administrative Arm of the Organ
The Highest decision and policy making body of ECOSOCC
News releases, media contacts, speeches, meetings and workshops, and other ways that AU/ECOSOCC engages with the public
Press releases and statements from the AU-ECOSOCC and its secretariat, the Bureau and the committies
Our media briefs to be use as a checklist for the media planners to help them prepare their media plan
Our newsletters cover a range of topics, from sharing news from African Union all around the world
Speeches and Remarks from the AU-ECOSOCC and its secretariat, the Bureau and the committies
Browse AU-ECOSOCC Past News
We host a large number of public events throughout the year
Browse Past Events of the AU ECOSOCC
Our Events listed in Calendar
Get to know The African Union Economic, Social and Cultural Council (AU-ECOSOCC) by watching our videos
Our Photos Gallery from Flickr
Watch online the AU ECOSOCC Livestreams : Events, Webinars & Conferences
The Hub strengthens civil society actors across Africa by providing tools to create community, share ideas and resources, find and access funding opportunities
ECOSOCC National Chapters in AU Member States
Open Consultations with CSOs on key thematics
The 6th Region
Engaging CSO Experts in the work of ECOSOCC
This section provides the full overview of key Initiative and programme documents
Our Key Documents listed and grouped by Topics
AU-ECOSOCC Documents listed and grouped by Topics
Our Documents Archives listed and grouped by Topics
Read our Manuals & Toolkits
Read our Policy Advisories
Read our Research & Publications
Decisions, Declarations and Resolution of the Assembly of the Union
Agenda 2063 is the blueprint and master plan for transforming Africa into the global powerhouse of the future. It is the strategic framework for delivering on Africa’s goal for inclusive and sustainable development and is a concrete manifestation of the pan-African drive for unity.
Agenda 2063: The Africa We Want.
Our Aspirations for the Africa We Want
Implementation Plan (FTYIP) of Agenda 2063 (2013 – 2023)
Flagship Projects of Agenda 2063
National & RECs Development Priorities
Development of key sectors such as Agriculture, trade, transport, energy and mining
Key Transformational Outcomes of Agenda 2063
Goals & Priority Areas of Agenda 2063
Linking Agenda 2063 and the SDGs
Al Aoula TV coverage of ECOSOCC and the Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH's 'Northern African CSO Sensitization Forum on The Free Movement Protocol (FMP)'.
Northern African CSO Sensitization Forum on The Free Movement Protocol (FMP)
7-10 November, 2022
The forum aims to popularize the FMP within African civil society and strengthen the capacity of participating CSOs in the implementation of the protocol.
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