|The 21st GIMAC Pre-Summit Consultative Meeting on Gender Mainstreaming in the AU, UN ECA, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 22-23 January 2013|
|Pan Africanism and the African Renaissance.|
The curtain fell on the 21st Session of the GIMAC Wednesday, January 23, 2013. More than 200 participants from fifty Organizations took part in the debates. Opened January 22, 2013 by His Excellency Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Chairperson of the African Union Commission, the session ended with a press conference at the African Union. Hon. Mary Robinson, Former President of Ireland, Ms. Zainab Bangura, the UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict and Mrs. Bineta Diop, President of Femmes Africa Solidarité, responded for about an hour to questions from journalists. We'll go into more detail on key decisions and highlights of the 21st GIMAC.