The work of the 24th Ordinary Session of the Summit of the African Union (AU) came to an end on Saturday, January 31, following the approval of major projects and the launch of the African Agenda 2063. At the International of Airport Addis Ababa, the Head of State was seen off by diplomats and representatives of the Ethiopian government.
The agenda of this last summit ended with the adoption of decisions and recommendations of the 26th Ordinary Session of the Executive Council and statements by the 24th Ordinary Session of the African Union Conference. They also adopted the plan for the next Summit of Heads of State and Government, scheduled for June-July 2015
The closing ceremony was led by the new Chairman of the African Union, Robert Gabriel Mugabe, Head of State of the Republic of Zimbabwe.
During the 2015 Summit, under the theme of the Year of Women’s Empowerment and Development, the AU has launched the project of the African Agenda 2063, which reflects the voices of Africans and the Diaspora. An Agenda that will allow industrialization and diversification of the economy of the continent, and will mark the beginning of the route of Africa to its destination as a peaceful, prosperous and integrated continent, led by its own rulers on the world stage.
The leaders of all the States of the AU attending this meeting are committed to increasing the presence of women in all sectors, empowering young entrepreneurs and devoting special attention to girls.
On Saturday, the President of the Republic, Head of State and Government, H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo returned to Malabo after attending the 24th Ordinary Summit of the AU. In the presidential pavilion of the International Airport of Addis Ababa, some Ethiopian Ministers and staff of the Diplomatic Headquarters of Equatorial Guinea in Ethiopia led by its Ambassador, Simeon Oyono Esono, took care of wishing a happy return to the presidential delegation.
Text: Maria Jesus Nsang Nguema
Photos: Manuel Mangue
(Presidential Press Team)
Equatorial Guinea’s Press and Information Office