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8th Annual Joint Consultative Meeting between the African Union Peace and Security Council and the European Union Political and Security Committee

Publish date: 
16/10/2015

On 16 October 2015, the African Union Peace and Security Council (AU PSC) and the European Union Political and Security Committee (EU PSC) held their 8th Annual Joint Consultative Meeting in Debre Zeit, Ethiopia, as part of their regular dialogue within the framework of the Africa – EU partnership. The meeting was co-chaired by Ambassador Rachid Benlounes (Algeria), Chairperson of the AU PSC for the month of October 2015, and Ambassador Walter Stevens, Permanent Chair of the EU PSC.

The discussion during the Joint Consultative Meeting focused on conflict and crisis situations in Africa namely, Burundi, the Central African Republic, Libya, Mali/Sahel, South Sudan, and Somalia, as well as the enhancement of cooperation between the AU PSC and EU PSC.

The Joint Communiqué can be accessed here.