Press Statement by the Chairperson of the African Union Peace and Security Council and the United Nations Peacebuilding Commission

New York/Addis Ababa, 11 November 2021 – The Chair of the United Nations Peacebuilding Commission (UN PBC), H.E. Mr. Osama Abdelkhalek [Egypt] and the Chairperson of the African Union Peace and Security Council (AU PSC), H.E. Mr. Mohamed Gad [Egypt], convened a virtual informal consultative meeting on 11 November to identify ways of further enhancing cooperation between the two bodies on the accompaniment of countries  affected by conflict and supporting countries in political transitions in the pursuit of peacebuilding and sustaining peace in Africa.