Addis Ababa, 23 June 2018: The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union, Moussa Faki Mahamat, has learned with shock and dismay of the attack that took place today during a rally in Addis Ababa in support of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s reform agenda and efforts. He strongly condemns this cowardly attack that cannot be justified under any circumstances.

The Chairperson of the Commission expresses the African Union’s full solidarity with the Ethiopian people and Government, as well as with the victims of this criminal act. He reiterates the African Union’s support to the efforts of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and his Government to further unity, reconciliation, development and democracy in Ethiopia. A strong and stable Ethiopia is a tremendous asset for the region and Africa as a whole.

2018 International Youth Conference on Prevention and Countering of Violent Extremism and Terrorism


From 22-24 May 2018, upon instruction of ACSRT Director, Mr. Moise LECKIBY, Librarian/Documentalist , represented ACSRT at the “2018 International Youth Conference on Prevention and Countering of Violent Extremism and Terrorism”.

The African Union condemns the terrorist attack on the Libya National Election Commission in Tripoli, Libya

Addis Abeba, 4 May 2018 – The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, H.E. Mr. Moussa Faki Mahmat, strongly condemns the terrorist attack against the Libya National Election Commission, in Tripoli, which occurred on 2 May 2018, in which over 14 people were killed and many more wounded, including the staff of the Election Commission and police officers.

The Korean Ambassador to Algeria Pays Farewell Visit to ACSRT Staff

Larry-Korean Amb

On 23 April 2018, Outgoing Ambassador of South Korea H.E. Park Sang-jin, paid a farewell visit to H.E. Larry Gbevlo Larety Esq. the AU Special Representative for Counter-Terrorism Cooperation and Director of ACSRT, at the end of his over-three-year diplomatic mission in Algeria.