As the 17th African Union Summit takes place, the AU is moving towards cautious interventionism. ARTICLE | 27 JUNE 2011 – 1:00PM | BY LIRIM AZEMI

There was criticism over the level of involvement in the Ivory Coast crisis after the African Union recognised Alassane Ouattara as the legitimate winner of the country's elections.

African Union (AU) summits are essential to the organisation’s institutional process, and as such, offer an opportunity to understand the positions of African leaders on the continent’s pressing issues. January’s summit in Addis Ababa, the AU’s headquarters, took place Plus >