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African Union

in Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History

Second edition

Published by Berkshire Publishing Group

Published in print January 2010 | ISBN: 9781933782652
Published online August 2016 | e-ISBN: 9780190622718
African Union

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The African Union is an international organization of African states. Formally established in 2002, it succeeded the Organization of African Unity, which was founded in 1963. Originally designed to advance the pan-African cause, the African Union still seeks to promote socioeconomic integration across the African continent, with the aim of achieving greater unity and solidarity between African countries and their peoples.

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Subjects: History

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