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The OLC provides a unified central legal service for the AU including all its organs and institut


September 07, 2022 to September 09, 2022

The African Union Commission (Department of Political Affairs, Peace and Security) and the Centre for the Study of Vi

March 22, 2022

The 20th Ordinary Session of the African Union Commission on International Law (AUCIL) kicked off at the AU Headquarters, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

December 03, 2021

The Republic of Uganda became the eighteenth (18th) African Union (AU) member state to deposit the instrument of ratification of the African Medicines Agency (AMA) at the AU Commission in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The Republic of Uganda ratified the Treaty on the 11 November 2021 in Kampala, Uganda.

May 13, 2022

Convened in terms of Article 64 (2) of the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights, read together with Rules 27 and 28 of the Rules of Procedure of the ACHPR, 2020



March 21, 2022 to April 01, 2022
February 07, 2020

Launch of the Revamped African Union Treaties Webpage

November 18, 2019 to November 29, 2019

Eighteenth Ordinary Session of the African Union Commission on International Law (AUCIL) Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 18-29 Novembre 2019

December 18, 2018 to December 19, 2018

“The AU Law Week is held annually to raise awareness and promote the ratification of AU Treaties among Member States.

Department Resources

September 19, 2020

The African Union Commission (AUC) envisions “an integrated continent that is politically united based on the ideals of Pan Africanism an

June 24, 2020

Highlights of the cooperation with the GIZ-project “Support to the African Union on Migration and Displacement”

June 24, 2020

Violent extremism is a global issue.