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Africa Union (OAU)

Internet Society Status

The Internet Society and the African Union signed a Memorandum of Understanding in May 2008.

About the African Union

The main objectives of the African Union (OAU) are to promote unity and solidarity among African States; to coordinate and intensify cooperation for development; to safeguard the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Member States and to promote international cooperation within the framework of the United Nations. As a continental organisation, the OAU provides a forum that enables all Member States to adopt coordinated positions on matters of common concern to the continent in international fora, such as industry, science, and technology.