ERITREA: AU Sensitization and Motivation Campaign for 2nd ECOSOCC General Assembly

AU Sensitization and Motivation Campaign in Eritrea to Encourage Participation in the Election for the ECOSOCC Second General Assembly
AU Sensitization and Motivation Campaign in Eritrea to Encourage Participation in the Election for the ECOSOCC Second General Assembly

By African Union Commission,

INVITATION TO REPRESENTATIVES OF THE MEDIA

What: The Mission of the African Union (AU) Sensitization and Motivation Campaign for the election of the 2nd General Assembly of the AU Economic, Social and Cultural Council (ECOSOCC). 

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When: 25th September 2014

Where: Asmara, Eritrea

Time: 9:00 AM

Who: African Union Commission

Objective: The main objective of the AU Campaign in Eritrea is to encourage and motivate Eritrea civil society community to register and participate in the continent-wide process of elections into the 2nd ECOSOCC Permanent General Assembly.

Background:

The African Union (AU) Sensitization and Motivation Campaign comes in compliance with Decision EX.CL/ 849(XXV) of the AU Executive Council, of June 2014 in Malabo, that mandated the Commission to conduct the campaign and to ensure that a new ECOSOCC Assembly is established before the end of the year 2014.

The sensitization meeting with Eritrea CSOs would include an interactive session and presentations on: the history, role and election process of the ECOSOCC; The summit decisions; Application processes, procedures and the future of ECOSOCC as an organ.

Media representatives in Eritrea are invited to take part and cover the Campaign.

For any further information or interview requests please contact:

Mr. Michael Fikre, Directorate of Information and Communication, Email: [email protected], [email protected]