AU chairperson contestants Hold first debate

downloadThe African Union, through its African Union Leadership Academy (AULA) will convene the first ever leadership debate for candidates contesting for the position of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission on Friday 9th December 2016 at 1830hrs CAT.

Ambassador Amina Mohamed who was fronted by the Kenyan government, will be part of this landmark debate and will among other things be discussing her agenda for Africa centered around African youth, implementation of the 2063 African agenda, gender equality, trade development and peace and security.

The debate will be streamed live through a link in the website http://www.au.int/ and will additionally be broadcast live across various National broadcasters throughout the continent.

The debate will take place in the context of the series “Africa Leadership Debates”, dubbed MjadalaAfrika, which is a platform for key stakeholders in various aspects of society to discuss the various opportunities that can be harnessed to ensure Africa achieves its goals for integrated and sustainable development and transforming the continent to become a major player in the global arena.

It is worth your noting that we will be scheduling 1:1 interviews for Ambassador Amina Mohamed before and after the debate. If are interested in interviewing her, kindly contact Martin Macharia on mmacharia@africapractice.com or +254 (0) 729 925 590.

Additionally, we will be distributing highlights from the debate on Monday 12th December 2016 for your editorial consideration.

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