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bmw asked in Arts & HumanitiesHistory · 1 decade ago

who can give me the definition for the role of ethiopia for the foundation of OAU and AU ?

what is the role of ethiopia for the foundation of Organization of africa union (OAU) and Africa Union (Africa Union)? or else who is the person or which website can give me the definition for my question or where can i get the reference ?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    # Ethiopia had a major role in the process of reestablishing the future of pan African organization

    # Ethiopia helped to bring 32 African countries establish the OAU

    # Ethiopia has been actively participating in the meetings of the assembly of heads of state and government and that of the council of ministers

    # Hosted different Assemblies of Heads of State and Government, ordinary and extra ordinary sessions of the council of ministers in the past several years

    # Leaders of Ethiopia were chairmen of the OAU in: - (1966–1967)-Emperor Haile Sellassie

    * (1983–1984)- President Mengistu Haile Mariam

    * (1995–1996). – President Meles Zenawi

    # Has been actively participating in the works of various committees and commissions

    # Ethiopia has played and still playing a pivotal role in the establishment of the mechanism for conflict prevention, management and resolution and has been member of the central organ since the inception

    # Ethiopia has proposed to establish an international panel of eminent personalities to investigate the genocide in Rwanda and the surrounding events

    # Ethiopia is mandated to see the peaceful resolution of the crisis in Somalia

    # Currently Ethiopia is actively participating in Global coalition for Africa as a co-chairman; also is one of the few countries which are working on the new initiative program for Africa called NEPAD Sent peace keeping force to Rwanda

    # Has been member of the sanction review committee on Burundi

    # Actively participated in the establishment process of the African Union

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