November 28, 2014

Eritrean delegation participates in AU Specialized Technical Committee meeting

Eritrean delegation participates in AU Specialized Technical Committee meeting

 Ambassador Araya DestaAsmara – An Eritrean delegation, headed by Ambassador Araya Desta, Eritrea’s  Permanent Representative to the African Union and the UN Economic Commission for Africa, has participated in the first session of the AU Specialized Technical Committee on public service, local government, urban development and decentralization. The meeting took place in Brazzaville city, Republic of Congo, from November 24 to 26.

In accordance with the decision of the AU Assembly of Heads of State and Government, the different sectoral ministerial conferences would be replaced by 14 Specialized Technical Committees (STCs) as of this year. The STCs which held a meeting in Brazzaville would group three sectoral ministerial conferences.

The Eritrean delegation expressed support to the new arrangement stating that it would play significant role in reducing the number of meetings and the expenditures thereof, as well as in creating synergy within the various organs of the African Union.

The meeting was attended by Ministers and representatives from the AU member states and adopted the rules of procedure and the work plan for 2015-16.

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