EXECUTIVE
ORDER
EO 13377
Effective Date: April 18, 2005

Responsible Office: Office of External Relations
Subject: Designating the African Union as a Public International Organization Entitled to Enjoy Certain Privileges, Exemptions, and Immunities

Designating the African Union as a Public 
                International Organization Entitled To Enjoy Certain 
                Privileges, Exemptions, and Immunities

                By the authority vested in me as President by the 
                Constitution and the laws of the United States of 
                America, including sections 1 and 12 of the 
                International Organizations Immunities Act (22 U.S.C. 
                288 and 288f-2), as amended by section 569(h) of the 
                Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related 
                Programs Appropriations Act, 2005 (Division D of Public 
                Law 108-447), it is hereby ordered as follows:

                Section 1. Designation. The African Union is hereby 
                designated as a public international organization 
                entitled to enjoy the privileges, exemptions, and 
                immunities provided by the International Organizations 
                Immunities Act.

                Sec. 2. Non-Abridgement. The designation in section 1 
                of this order is not intended to abridge in any respect 
                privileges, exemptions, or immunities that the African 
                Union otherwise may have acquired or may acquire by 
                law.

                Sec. 3. Revocation. Executive Order 11767 of February 
                19, 1974, is revoked.

                    (Presidential Sig.)B

                THE WHITE HOUSE,

                     April 13, 2005.

		

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