The Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union held in January 2013 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia decided to create of the AU Institute for Statistics based in Tunis, Tunisia; The Commission has prepared the draft 2014-2018 strategic plan of the institute and is planning to organize an Experts’ meeting to validate the Plan before its submission to the next meeting of the Committee of Directors General of National Statistics Offices to be held in December in Gaborone (Botswana). The meeting will take place in Nairobi, Kenya.

Contact persons are Samson Bel Aube NOUGBODOHOUE: [email protected] and Gildas Crepin NZINGOULA: [email protected]