Rwanda’s First Lady Jeannette Kagame is scheduled to speak on Tuesday at the 18th General Assembly of the Organisation of African First Ladies Against HIV/AIDS (OAFLA) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
The First Ladies will use this platform to reflect on past years’ achievements, identifying areas of improvement and actions to be taken – The General Assembly is held on sidelines of the ongoing 28th African Union Summit.
Under the theme; “Building on 15 years of engagement to harness the demographic dividend of Africa through promoting needs of adolescents and their access to youth-friendly health services”, this year’s General Assembly marks OAFLA 15th anniversary as well.
Before the First Ladies meeting, all Technical Advisors review key organisational indicators, the status of activities, new and existing partnerships.
Other Speakers at OAFLA General Assembly include; the host, First Lady Roman Tsefaye of the Republic of Ethiopia; President of OAFLA, First Lady Gertrude Mutharika of the Republic of Malawi; UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibe; African Union Commissioner for Social Affairs Dr. Mustapha Sadiki Kaloko, other present First Ladies and representatives from International organisations.
OAFLA will also award its friends and partners who have been part of their past 15 years journey.