ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, May 29, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- INVITATION TO REPRESENTATIVES OF THE MEDIA
When: 3 June 2014
Time: 15:00-18:00 PM
The meeting will include:
1. Opening Remarks by the Chairperson of the AUC
2. Key Message from the President of Republic of Liberia and Chair High Level Committee (HLC) on the Post 2015 Development Agenda
3. Presentation of the Common African Position on the Post 2015 Development by Mr. Anthony Maruping , Commissioner for Economic Affairs of the AUC
Where: New African Union Conference Center, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
(Medium Conference Hall)
Who: Department of Economic Affairs of the African Union Commission in collaboration with the Embassy of the Republic of Liberia in Addis Ababa.
Why: Africa's contribution to the formulation of the successor of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
Objectives: Engage African stakeholders to deepen their understanding and the evolution of the negotiation and advocacy efforts building on the CAP to enhance their ownership; and Strengthen and leverage partnerships with Non-African Stakeholders on the CAP.
Participation: African and Non-African Embassies; UN Agencies, UN Families, African and other International Organizations, NGOs, Private Sector, Media, Students, etc.
A press conference will be organised from 17:30 – 18:00 PM as part of the launch of the Common African Position on the Post 2015 Development.
JOURNALISTS ARE INVITED TO COVER THE EVENT AND TO TAKE PART IN THE PRESS CONFERENCE.