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30. Januar 2014


The theme of the summit is "2014 – Year of Agriculture and Food Security in Africa, Marking the 10th Anniversary of Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme".

President Jacob Zuma is attending the 22nd Ordinary Session of the AU Assembly on 30 and 31 January 2014.

The summit agenda includes issues of food security, the status of peace and security in Africa, Africa's relations with the International Criminal Court, the implementation of New Partnership for Africa’s Development projects, the African Common Position on the Post-2015 Development Agenda and the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM).

President Zuma presented South Africa’s “APRM Report” for the period October 2010 – January 2013, in pursuit of the objectives enshrined in the Constitutive Act of the AU.

Following the celebration of the Golden Jubilee on the existence of the Organisation of African Unity/AU in 2013, the summit was expected to deliberate on the process of finalising the continental vision for the next 50 years, called Agenda 2063, a view of Africa in the next 50 years as discussed in various fora across the continent, including the first AU Ministerial Retreat, held from 24 January.

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