Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the AU

The Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Dr Naledi Pandor, will speak at two events in Cape Town this week marking the 20th anniversary of the launch of the African Union (AU).

The first event is a Public Lecture on 17 May 2022, starting at 17h30, under the theme: “Africa in 2063: Removing obstacles to prosperity.”

The second event, a seminar, will be hosted by the University of the Western Cape. The event is scheduled for 18 May 2022, starting at 17h00, under the theme: “Pan-Africanism in current times”.

At both events, invited guests include academic officials, students, think tanks, members of Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on International Relations and Cooperation and civil society.

The 20th Anniversary of the AU presents an opportunity for a reflection on, and review of Africa’s path to prosperity and security. It is a moment to gauge the continent ’successes and challenges.

You can follow this evening’s event live on DIRCO Facebook or YouTube.