The theme of the Summit is: "2016: African Year of Human Rights with particular focus on the Rights of Women"
Specific dates for the meetings of the different AU organs and decision-making bodies during the Summit will be as follows:
Sunday 10 to Tuesday 12 July 2016: Thirty second (32nd ) Ordinary Session of the Permanent Representatives Committee (PRC)
Wednesday 13 to Friday 15 July 2016: Twenty ninth (29th ) Ordinary Session of the Executive Council
Sunday 17 to Monday 18 July 2016: Twenty Seventh (27th) Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the Heads of State and Government of the African Union.
Journalists interested in covering the upcoming AU Summit should register through the following link: http://au.int/en/summit/27/accreditation
Journalists are invited to cover all the public sessions opened to the media.
A detail programme of the public events will be made available as soon as possible.
More information with regard to media accreditation and coverage of the Summit is provided on the 27th AU Summit web link: