President John Evans Atta Mills last night left for Libya to attend the 11th Summit of the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM). The Monday, June 29 to Saturday July 4, trip will also be used to attend the 13th Summit of Heads of State and Government of the African Union in Sirte, Libya.
President Mills would make a brief statement at the APRM Summit during which Mali, Mozambique and Lesotho would be the subjects of Peer Review. A press statement issued by Mr Mahama Ayariga, Presidential Spokesperson said among the issues to be addressed at the main AU summit, include the Crisis in Madagascar and the implementation of the decisions of the Assembly to transform the AU Commission into the African Union Authority.
There would also be a progress report on the AU Commission on the implementation of the decision of the Assembly on the abuse of the principle of universal jurisdiction, as adopted by the 12th Ordinary Session of the Assembly. There would be another progress report on the implementation of the Assembly Decision on the Hissene Habre, the former Chadian leader as adopted by the 12th Ordinary Session of the Assembly.
The summit would study a report of the AU Commission on the Meeting of African States Parties to the Rome Statute on the International Criminal Court and the African Union Peace and Security Council, which will cover extensively progress to date on the continental issues relating to peace and security.
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