Press release

Vice President Faure Attends African Union Summit

January 30, 2015

Vice President Danny Faure will be representing President James Michel at the 24th African Union Summit of Heads of State and Government to be held from 30th – 31st January 2015 at the African Union Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

The theme of the Summit is “Year of Women’s Empowerment and Development towards Africa’s Agenda 2063”, marking the 20th Anniversary of the adoption of the Beijing Declaration and its Platform of Action 1995.

The overall objective of the Summit will be to define strategic actions to fully support women’s capacity building and access to full participation in political and economic decision-making.

The Vice President will be accompanied by the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Jean-Paul Adam, the Ambassador to the Republic of Seychelles in Ethiopia and Permanent Representative of the African Union, Ambassador Joseph Nourrice.


Source: State House- Office of the President