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date: 20 October 2019

African Union 

Source:
Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History
Author(s):
Melvin E. PageMelvin E. PAGE

The African Union is an international organization of African states. Formally established in 2002, it succeeded the Organization of African Unity, which was founded in 1963. Originally designed to advance the pan-African cause, the African Union still seeks to promote socioeconomic integration across the African continent, with the aim of achieving greater unity and solidarity between African countries and their peoples. ...

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