Induction of the 4th ECOSOCC General Assembly


What: Induction of the 4th ECOSOCC Permanent General Assembly

When: December 8th, 2022

Who: The Economic, Social and Cultural Council (ECOSOCC)

Where: Movenpick Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya

Or Virtual via Zoom:


To induct the newly elected members of ECOSOCC’s 4th Permanent General Assembly. The General Assembly is the highest decision and policy making body of ECOSOCC composed of: Two CSOs from each African Union Member State; Ten CSOs operating at regional level and eight at continental level; and CSOs from the African Diaspora.

There will be a presentation and validation of the following reports and frameworks:

  • OIO Investigation/In-Depth Study Alignment Report
  • National Chapter Framework
  • AU Harmonized Accreditation Mechanism
  • ECOSOCC Strategic Plan 2022-2027

The ECOSOCC General Assembly has a tenure of four years.

Established under the provisions of Articles 5 and 22 of the African Union’s Constitutive Act, ECOSOCC is the vehicle for building a strong partnership between governments and all segments of African civil society. The Statute of ECOSOCC, adopted by the Heads of State and Government at the Third Ordinary Session of the Assembly in July 2004 defines it as an advisory organ of the African Union composed of different social and professional groups of the Member States of the African Union [Assembly/AU/Dec.42 (III)].

The media are invited to cover the induction and validation sessions at 9:30 a.m. EAT at Movenpick Hotel, Nairobi or join by Zoom via: