Scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, the conclave will be held under the theme “Building Resilience in Nutrition on the African Continent: Accelerate the Human Capital, Social and Economic Development.”
Sall and Ouattara arrived in Ethiopia late Thursday and they were received at the Bole International Airport by a delegation of ministers and governmental officials.
Malawi’s President Lazarus Chakwera had the same reception after traveling from Lilongwe, capital of his country, to take part in the meeting of heads of State and Government of Africa, the first face-to-face event after the impact of Covid-19.
The agenda for the AU’s main event includes food policies, of course, and many other issues, included peace and economic growth across the continent.
The socio-economic impact of the pandemic, the internal Ethiopian conflict, the Morocco-Algeria tensions, instabilities in Chad, Burkina Faso, Guinea, Mali and Sudan, forced displacement and the effects of climate change will also be discussed.