The AU Peace and Security Council on the uprising in North Africa
The Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), at its 275th meeting held at ministerial level, on 26 April 2011, debated on the state of peace and security in the continent.
Council organized this debate within the context of the uprisings that took place in North Africa, which started in Tunisia and, subsequently, spread out to Egypt and Libya, degenerating, in the latter country, into an armed confrontation between the Government and the protestors.
- Report of the Chairperson of the Commission on the activities of the AU High Level Ad Hoc Committee on the situation in Libya, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 26 April 2011 (pdf 259kb); Arabic text (pdf 268kb)
- Declaration of the Ministerial meeting of the Peace and Security Council on the state of peace and security in Africa, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 26 April 2011 (pdf 120kb)
- Communique of the 275th Meeting of the Peace and Security Council on the situation in Libya, 26 April 2011 (pdf 140kb)