05 October 2020
President Ramaphosa to chair meeting of the African Union Bureau
President Cyril Ramaphosa will, in his capacity as the African Union (AU) Chairperson, convene the Sixth Virtual Meeting of the AU Bureau of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government since the outbreak of the devastating COVID-19 pandemic.
The meeting tomorrow, Tuesday, 06 October 2020, will assess the situation on the continent in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic and implementation of the Africa Joint Continental Strategy for COVID-19.
It is envisaged that the AU Commission Chairperson, Mr Mousa Faki Mahamat; and the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director, Dr John Nkengasong, will provide an update on the successes and challenges of the Continent’s efforts against the pandemic.
The AU has adopted a joint continental strategy for COVID-19 outbreak and has, through the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), established a task force to coordinate the efforts of Member States and partners to ensure synergy and minimise duplication.
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