On 25 May AU-IBAR hosted the celebrations of the commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Organization of African Unity (OAU) / African Union (AU). The theme of the commemoration was "Pan-Africanism and the African Renaissance".
The event took place in the AU-IBAR premises in Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya, and attracted some 400 distinguished guests and guest of honour the Deputy President of the Republic of Kenya, H.E. Hon. William Ruto.