“Zero new infection of HIV through access to health services for mothers and children”
13th General Assembly meeting
Under the Presidency of H.E Madam Hinda Deby Itno, the 13th General Assembly took place from on January 31, 2014 at the AUC Old Building Plenary Hall. Present were First Ladies of Chad, Zambia, Mozambique, Ethiopia, Madagascar, Ghana, mail, Namibia and Niger.
On January 29, 2014 the OAFLA Steering Committee meeting had taken place in the presence of the First Ladies of Chad, Rwanda, Mozambique, Zambia and Ghana and representatives of steering committee member countries including Sengal, Congo, Tanzania and Algeria.
The Technical Advisors meeting also took place from January 27-29, 2014.
Mou Signed with the Africa Union Commission
A MoU was signed between OAFLA and AUC on January 31, 2014. The agreement was signed by the President of OAFLA H.E Madam Hinda Deby Itno and the AUC Social Affairs commissionaire H.E Dr Mustapha Sidiki Kaloko.
OAFLA Presidency Handover
The OAFLA Presidency Handover took place at a ceremony held at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Addis Ababa on October 11, 2013. Present on the occasion were, First lady of the Republic of Namibia, H.E Mrs Penehupifo Pohamba, First lady of the Republic of Chad, H.E Mrs Hinda Deby Itno, First Lady of the Republic of Kenya, H.E Mrs Margaret Kenyatta and First Lady of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, H.E Mrs Roman Tesfaye. Read more...
UNESCO- High Level Forum for First Ladies
Date: September 24, 2013
2nd Annual Bunengi Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, (STEM) Africa Summit
Date: September 23, 2013,
Time: 08h00 – 11h00
Venue: Credit Suisse, 1 Madison Avenue, New York, USA
End Cervical Cancer- a global campaign initiative for universal access to cervical cancer prevention
Date: September 25th, 2013
Time:8.00am – 11.30am
Venue: Grand Central B, the Westin New York Grand Central Hotel
Launch of OAFLA Directory 2013/ 2014
Organization of African First Ladies against HIV/AIDS (OAFLA) Secretariat in Addis Ababa in collaboration with the UNFPA launched the second OAFLA Directory 2013-2014. The ceremony took place at the Hilton Hotel in Addis Ababa as one of the side events celebrating the OAU/ AU 50th Anniversary, under the theme ‘Celebrating 50 years of pan- African Women’ to honor of African women who have contributed to the African Renaissance.
The First Ever- African First Ladies Economic forum
Initiated by Mr Ted Alemayehu, Founder and Chairman of US Doctors for Africa (USDA) The First Ever- African First Ladies Economic forum was made public at a press conference held at the Organization of African First Ladies against HIV/AIDS (OAFLA) Secretariat in Addis Ababa
Agreement signed with IPPFAR
OAFLA signed an agreement with the International Planned Parenthood Africa Region (IPPFAR) at a ceremony held at the OAFLA Secretariat Office. The agreement was signed by H.E Mrs Penehupifo Pohamba, President of OAFLA and First Lady of the Republic of Namibia and Mr Lucien Kouassi Kouakou Africa Region Director.
12th Extraordinary General Assembly
The 12th Extraordinary General Assembly took place in the afternoon of May 26, 2013; the Steering Committee meeting also took place earlier that day. In addition, prior to the General Assembly, Technical Advisors meeting took place from May 23-24, 2013.
TICAH V – Spouses of African Heads of State Symposium- Tokyo, Japan
African First ladies participated in an International Symposium on HIV and AIDS held on June 01, 2013 as part of the ongoing 5th Tokyo International Conference on African Development in Yokohama, Japan.