|Venue :||Addis Ababa, Ethiopia , 16:30 gmt|
|Organized by :||The African Union, through its African Union Leadership Academy (AULA)|
|Web site :||The African Union organisation|
The African Union, through its African Union Leadership Academy (AULA) will convene the first ever leadership debate for candidates contesting for the position of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission on 9 December 2016.
The debate, to be held at the African Union Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia will be conducted before a live audience comprising members of the African Union Executive Council; members of Permanent Representatives Committee (PRC), African Union Commissioners; media personnel and invited guests. It aims at popularizing the African Union and giving the candidates an opportunity to speak to African citizens and present their vision for the fulfilment of the AU vision of an integrated, prosperous and peaceful Africa.