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NATO and African Union exchange views on furthering Counter-Terrorism Cooperation

The first dialogue on counter-terrorism cooperation between NATO and the African Union was held at NATO Headquarters in Brussels (Belgium) on 18 and 19 December 2019. This initiative followed on a Memorandum of Understanding recently signed by the two organizations. It built upon an ongoing cooperation through the African Union’s Centre for the Study and Research of Terrorism and is part of NATO’s Action Plan to enhance the Alliance’s role in the International Community’s fight against terrorism.
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NATO-African Union plan closer collaboration

NATO and the African Union signed a new cooperation agreement on Monday (4 November 2019), laying the ground for closer practical and political cooperation between the two organisations.
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NATO hosts the African Union for Military to Military Staff Talks

On 6 June 2018, the Cooperative Security Division of the NATO International Military Staff (IMS) hosted the annual NATO – African Union (AU) Military to Military staff talks with a delegation from the AU and 30 representatives from other NATO bodies.
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NATO Secretary General's message to the African Union at the occasion of Exercise AMANI AFRICA II taking place in South Africa

On behalf of NATO, please accept my best wishes for the success of the AMANI AFRICA II exercise. The exercise is yet another milestone for the African Union as it develops its capabilities to help meet the many complex challenges on the African continent.
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NATO airlifts African Union troops into Somalia

Under the NATO banner, the United States airlifted 1 700 troops from Uganda into Mogadishu and re-deployed 850 Ugandan troops out of Mogadishu that are part of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM). The airlift, which commenced on 5 March 2010, was completed on 16 March 2010. Upon the request of the African Union for strategic airlift support for its mission in Somalia, NATO began providing this support in June 2007.
07 Jun. 2006

African Union asks further NATO assistance for Darfur

In a letter to the NATO Secretary General on 7 June, the Chairperson of the African Union, Alpha Oumar Konare, asked for enhanced NATO assistance to the African Union’s peacekeeping force in Darfur.
01 Feb. 2008

NATO supporting African Union’s missions

NATO’s support to the African Union (AU) Mission in Sudan (AMIS) successfully concluded on 31 December 2007 following the transfer of AMIS to the UN-AU Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) on that date.
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Possible further NATO support for Darfur

On request by the UN Secretary General, Kofi Annan, in a telephone call to NATO's Secretary General on 27 March, NATO Allies have agreed today to develop options for possible continued support to the African Union mission in Darfur, and potentially also to a possible follow-on UN mission in Darfur.
31 May. 2011 110405a-002.jpg - Visit to NATO by Jean Ping,Chairman of the African Union  -bilateral meeting with NATO Secretary General, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, 58.40KB

NATO and the African Union pursue dialogue on Libya

On 31 May 2011, the NATO Secretary General, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, and the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Jean Ping, met to continue discussions on the Libya crisis.
19 Nov. 2008

NATO Chief visits Ghana

From Wednesday 19 to Friday 21 November, the Secretary General, accompanied by Mrs de Hoop Scheffer, paid a visit to Ghana, on the invitation of President Kufuor.

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