Angola achieved a new diplomatic victory in Addis Abeba, Ethiopia, after the election by Executive Commission of the African Union (AU) of two Angolans that will have high responsabilities as top members of this organisation during the following years.
Professor Sebastião Isata and sociologist Paulo de Carvalho were both elected respectively as members of the African Union Commission on International Law (AUCIL) and vice president of Pan African University (PAU) Council, chosen amongst almost twenty other candidates from several countries.
According to the international press, “The election took place on the sidelines of the preparatory work of the 24th Ordinary Summit of Head of State and Government of the AU, scheduled for 30 and 31 this month. The event will be held under the slogan “2015 Year of Women’s Empowerment and Development, Towards agenda 2063 Africa ”
Speaking to the press, the Angolan ambassador to Ethiopia, Arcanjo do Nascimento, said that this diplomatic victory reflects the external prestige of the country and its political leadership, under the President, José Eduardo dos Santos.