President Barrow Attends 29th AU Summit in Addis Ababa

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President Barrow accompanied accompanied by her wife have arrived in Addis Ababa the Ethiopian Capital to attend the 29th Ordinary Session of the Summit of the African Union for the first time since he became president.

The two-day Summit, scheduled for today 3rd – 4th July 2017, will mainly focus on the theme: “Harnessing the Demographic Dividend through Investments in the Youth”. As the continent faces big challenges in youth unemployment and migration among others, it has now become time to stand up and address those challenges.

The first lady will also take part in the 19th Ordinary General Assembly of the Organization of African First Ladies Against HIV/AIDS (OAFLA), under the Theme: “Building on 15 years of engagement to harness the demographic dividend (DD) of Africa through promoting the needs of adolescents and their access to youth-friendly health services”.

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