Legal advisor of the African Union Namira Negm on Thursday said that the establishment of an AU center for reconstruction and development in Egypt will be a turning point in building peace in the continent, Egyptian state’s news agency MENA reported.
In press statement, African Union Legal Adviser Namira Negm added that the meetings' agenda includes also reports on activities of the AU agencies.
Namira Negm said that the AfCFTA will enter into force in May after 22 states have signed and approved it.
Egypt, South Sudan, Nigeria, Morocco, Algeria are the largest contributors as they form 60 percent of the AU's budget.
Egypt’s Sisi would officially receive the presidency of the African Union from his Rwanda's Paul Kagame at the inauguration of the 32nd summit of the AU.
African Union (AU) Legal Counsel said that the African countries are looking forward to consolidating cooperation with Egypt during its presidency of the AU.
This school is the first concrete implementation on the ground of the recommendations of World Youth Forum.