UN chief Ban Ki-moon to address AU summit

2015-01-27 08:42
Ban Ki-moon. (File: AP)

Ban Ki-moon. (File: AP)

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New York - Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will head to Ethiopia later this week to attend the African Union summit.

The UN spokesperson Stephane Dujarric said the UN chief will arrive in Addis Ababa on Thursday and address the high-level AU meeting on Friday.

Dujarric said on Monday that Ban will attend several other meetings including an AU Peace and Security Council meeting on South Sudan, Boko Haram and Ebola. He will also co-host an Ebola event with the chair of the AU Commission Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma.

The theme of this year's AU summit is "Year of Women Empowerment and Development Towards Agenda 2063"

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