The 15th Ordinary session of the African Union
The African Union is holding between 19-27 July 2010 15th Ordinary session in Kampala, Uganda. The theme for the session is “Maternal, Infant and Child Health and Development in Africa”.
Specific dates for the meetings during the Summit will be as follows:
19 - 20 July 2010: 20th Ordinary Session of the PRC
22 - 23 July 2010: Ordinary Session of the Executive Council
25 - 27 July 2010: 15th Ordinary Session of the Assembly.
In an interview with New African, the AU Commissioner for Social Affairs, Bience Gawanas, explains why this theme was chosen and its significance, bearing in mind there are just five years to go before the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) deadline.