African Union 6th Region Diaspora Headquarters to be established in Accompong, Jamaica

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, 24 January 2018 -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- African Union Permanent Ambassador to the USA, Hon. Dr. Arikana Chihombori Quao, has re-affirmed the decision to establish an African Union Diaspora Headquarters in Accompong Jamaica during the official ceremony to mark the anniversary of the signing of the Peace Treaty between the Accompong Maroons and the British.
The Ambassador applauded the Maroons for maintaining their African cultural heritage and traditions, and described the Maroon state as being a piece of Africa in the heart of the Caribbean.

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ECO-6 Secretariat, Accompong, Jamaica – The State of the African Diaspora

The Office of the Secretariat works closely with the Council of Ministers and the House of Chiefs to direct the implementation of all ECO-6 programmes, initiatives, and projects …

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Accompong Minister of Finance, Hon. Timothy E. McPherson Jr., salutes Ambassador Quao as she confirms AU Diaspora Headquarters to be established in Accompong


ECO-6 will be issuing a Diaspora passport to support the free movement of the Diaspora in and out of Africa.  The African Union plans on issuing its passport for the Continent in 2020.