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National Node of the BCH
Organization
Record information and status
Record ID
15980
Status
Published
Date of creation
2006-08-23 14:17 UTC (philippe.leblond@cbd.int)
Date of last update
2014-10-29 19:27 UTC (melissa.willey@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2014-10-29 19:28 UTC (melissa.willey@cbd.int)

General information
Name of the Organization
African Union
Coordinates
Coordinates
African Union
P.O. Box 3243
Addis Ababa
Ethiopia
Phone:+251 11 551 7700
Fax:+251 11 551 7844
Url:http://au.int/en/home
Contact Information
Type of organization
  • Intergovernmental organization (IGO)
Thematic areas
General biosafety
Organization’s profile
The AU was established in order to accelerate the process of integration in the continent to enable it to play its rightful role in the global economy while addressing multifaceted social, economic and political problems compounded as they are by certain negative aspects of globalisation.
Contact person
H.E. Dr. Jean PING
Chairperson
African Union Commission
P.O. Box 3243
Roosvelt Street
(Old Airport Area)

Addis Ababa
Ethiopia, W21K19
Phone:+251 11 551 4554,+251 11 551 7700 ext 120
Fax:+251 11 551 3036
Email:chairperson@africa-union.org
Url:www.africa-union.org
Additional Information
Additional Information
As a continental organization the AU provided an effective forum that enabled all Member States to adopt coordinated positions on matters of common concern to the continent in international fora and defend the interests of Africa effectively. They organize regional activities on biosafety including pre-MOP regional meetings.