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AUC Chairperson

Chairperson

H.E. Moussa Faki Mahamat

H.E. Moussa Faki Mahamat, born on 21 June 1960, was elected as the African Union Commission (AUC) Chairperson on 30 January 2017 and assumed office in March 2017.

About

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission is the Chief Executive Officer, legal representative of the AU and the Commission’s Chief Accounting Officer. The Chairperson of the Commission is elected by the Assembly for a four-year term, renewable once.

The Chairperson’s functions, include: overall responsibility for the Commission’s administration and finances; Promoting and popularising the AU’s objectives and enhancing its performance; Consulting and coordinating with key stakeholders like Member States, Development Partners, RECs, etc; Appointing and managing Commission staff; Acting as a depository for all AU and OAU treaties and legal instruments.

Activities

Statement of the Chairperson following the elections in Malawi
AUC Chairperson June 10, 2019

10 June 2019, Addis Abeba: The Chairperson of the African Union Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat, wishes to reaffirm the position of the Commission, following the interim statement of African Union E

Statement of the Chairperson on Sudan following visit by IGAD Chair
AUC Chairperson June 08, 2019

8 June 2019, Addis Abeba: The Chairperson of the African Union Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat welcomes the visit to Khartoum by Ethiopia’s Prime Minister and current Chairman of the Inter-Governmen

AUC Chairperson June 03, 2019

3 June 2019, Addis Abeba: The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki strongly condemns the violence that erupted today which led to reported deaths and several civilian injuries.

El-Ghassim Wane
AUC Chairperson June 01, 2019

STATEMENT ATTRIBUTED TO THE SPOKESPERSON OF THE CHAIRPERSON OF THE AUC

AUC Chairperson May 25, 2019

UNDER THE THEME:
"YEAR OF REFUGEES, RETURNEES AND IDPs: TOWARDS DURABLE SOLUTIONS TO FORCED DISPLACEMENT IN AFRICA"

MAY 25, 2019

ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA

AUC Chairperson May 15, 2019

Addis Abeba, 15 May 2019: The Chairperson of the African Union Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat wishes to commend the Sudanese stakeholders for the progress being made towards reaching an agreement

May 13, 2019

H.E. Moussa Faki Mahamat​, AUC Chairperson meeting with H.E. Michel Kafando, Special Envoy to the UN Secretary-General and Former President of Burkina Faso.

May 11, 2019

H.E. Moussa Faki Mahamat​, AUC Chairperson meeting with Hon. Alan John Kyerematen, Special Envoy of the President of Ghana, H.E Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and Minister of Trade and Industry, AU HQ

April 24, 2019

African Leaders Meeting in Cairo on April 23, 2019

April 16, 2019

Meeting with Ambassador of the Republic of The Gambia, Ambassador of the Republic of Sierra Leone and Ambassador of Republic of Zimbabwe

April 16, 2019

The Chairperson of the AU Commission H.E. Moussa Faki Mahamat receives Members of the Transitional Military Council of Sudan, led by General Galaledin Alsheikh​

January 30, 2019

MEDIA ADVISORY

Official visit of the Federal President of the Federal Republic of Germany H.E. Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier to the African Union Commission

January 04, 2019

MEDIA ADVISORY

Official visit of the Chinese Foreign Minister H.E. Mr. Wang Yi to the African Union Commission

Handover Ceremony of the Integrated Service Center

August 24, 2018

NVITATION TO THE JOURNALISTS

Visit of the President of Vietnam to the African Union

June 19, 2018

MEDIA ADVISORY / 31st AU SUMMIT

HIGH LEVEL LAUNCH OF THE AFRICA SDG INDEX AND DASHBOARDS
2018 REPORT

INVITATION TO REPRESENTATIVES OF THE MEDIA

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