The 15-Member body of the African Union Peace and Security Council (AU – PSC) including Nigeria engaged in the week-long 12th Annual Joint Consultations with the Members of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) in New York, the United Nations Headquarters. The Ambassador/Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the African Union, His Excellency Bankole Adeoye led the Nigerian delegation to the meeting.
The African Union Peace and Security Council team of 15 Ambassadors/Permanent Representatives to the AU to the 12th Joint Consultative meeting was led by His Excellency, Sebade Toga of the Republic of Togo, while the United Nations Security Council was headed by His Excellency, Olof Skoog Ambassador/Permanent Representative of Sweden to the United Nations.
Consistent with the Charter of the United Nations and the Protocol establishing the PSC, both Councils have been holding annual joint consultations at the level of Ambassadors and Permanent Representatives, over the past ten years. The PSC/UNSC consultations are geared towards forging coherent, coordinated and effective partnership on peace and security issues based on the principles of comparative advantage and burden sharing.
In furtherance to Nigeria’s continued commitment in ensuring peace and security at the regional and global levels, the Nigerian Delegation contributed robustly to the search for sustainable peace based on the aspirations of the African Union Agenda 2063 and UN 2030 Sustainable Development.
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