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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

December 01, 2019

Today, the African Union Commission joins the world to celebrate the World AIDS Day in support of people living with

Communiqué on the Chairperson’s working visit to Botswana
November 23, 2019

23 November 2019, Addis Ababa: The Chairperson of the African Union Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat concluded a two-da

Communique on the Chairperson’s working Visit to South Africa
November 22, 2019

22 November 2019, Addis Abeba: The Chairperson of the African Union Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat concluded a two-da

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission expresses concern over the non-withdrawal of the United Kingdom from its colonial administration of the Chagos Archipelago
November 22, 2019

Addis Ababa, 22 November 2019: The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, His Excellency Moussa Faki Mahamat, e

November 18, 2019

18 November 2019, Addis Abeba: The Chairperson of the African Union Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat concluded a two-da

Official opening of the Biennale of Luanda  Pan African Forum for the Culture of Peace. 18-22 September, Luanda, Angola.
September 20, 2019

Official opening of the Biennale of Luanda Pan African Forum for the Culture of Peace.

Official opening of the Biennale of Luanda  Pan African Forum for the Culture of Peace. 18-22 September, Luanda, Angola.
September 20, 2019

Ouverture officielle de la Biennale de Luanda Forum panafricain pour la culture de la paix.

Official opening of the Biennale of Luanda  Pan African Forum for the Culture of Peace. 18-22 September, Luanda, Angola.
September 20, 2019

Official opening of the Biennale of Luanda Pan African Forum for the Culture of Peace.

Official opening of the Biennale of Luanda  Pan African Forum for the Culture of Peace. 18-22 September, Luanda, Angola.
September 20, 2019

Ouverture officielle de la Biennale de Luanda Forum panafricain pour la culture de la paix.

High Level Retreat on the operationalization of the Peace Fund
November 07, 2019 to November 08, 2019

Theme: “Securing predictable and sustainable financing for peace in Africa.”

October 24, 2019

Sochi hosted the inaugural Russia-Africa Summit on 23 and 24th October 2019 chaired by H.E. Vladimir Putin, President of the Russian Federation and H.E. Abdel Fattah Al-Sissi, President of the Arab Republic of Egypt and Chairperson of the African Union.

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