OAU marks golden anniversary

African leaders are heading to Addis Ababa for the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the OAU.

To mark the 50th anniversary celebration of the formation of the Organization of African Unity (OAU) and just over a decade since the formation of the African Union, the Heads of State have declared the year 2013 the Year of Pan-Africanism and the African Renaissance.

Today, the UNECA Conference Center in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia is the scene of a meeting organised by the African Union Commission, the Pan African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PACCI), UNDP, and the UN Global Compact, to focus on how to integrate environmental, social and governance issues into investment considerations in order to boost Intra-African and global trade and investment flows.

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