The new Peace and Security Council of the AU

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The election for the new 15 members of the Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU) was held on 28 January at the meeting of the Executive Council of the AU. There were 22 AU member states in the list of candidates (as shown below).

Candidates for the 2016 PSC election (own compilation)

RegionAvailable Seats in the 2016 ElectionStates Running Years Previously Served on the Council
Central Africa3Burundi, Cameroon, Gabon,  and ChadBurundi served three times, (2008, 2010 & 2014) and seeking reelection; Gabon served twice previously (2004 & 2007); Cameroon served three times (2004, 2006, 2012); Chad served three times (2008, 2010 & 2014)
Eastern Africa3Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Kenya, Rwanda, Sudan and UgandaDjibouti served twice previously (2010 & 2012) Kenya served twice (2004 & 2010) Rwanda served three times (2006, 2008 & 2010) Uganda served three times (2006, 2008 &…

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Sobre Gustavo Plácido

An independent political and security risk analyst focused on Lusophone Sub-Saharan Africa. He covers Angola and Mozambique for Horizon Client Access.
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