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AUC 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.


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.


February 29, 2024

Le Président de la Commission de l’Union Africaine (UA) , S.E Moussa Faki Mahamat, regrette profondément le recours à

February 21, 2024

The Chairperson of AUC, Moussa Faki Mahamat, is very concerned about the continuous tension in Eastern DRC and reiter

February 18, 2024

Excellency Hakainde Hichilema, President of the Republic of Zambia and Chairperson of SADC Organ on Politics,

February 17, 2024

HE Dr. Muhammad Al Jasser, President of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), has formally presented the IsDB Group's "Letter of Accreditation as Permanent Observer” to the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, HE Moussa Faki Mahamat at the AU Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on the margins of the 37th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the Union.

February 17, 2024

Excellency Azali Assoumani, President of the Union of The Comoros and Current Chairman of the African Union,<

February 04, 2024

Addis-Abeba, Éthiopie : 04 février 2024 - Le Président de la Commission de l’Union Africaine (CUA) S

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September 19, 2020

The African Union Commission (AUC) envisions “an integrated continent that is politically united based on the ideals of Pan Africanism an

June 24, 2020

Highlights of the cooperation with the GIZ-project “Support to the African Union on Migration and Displacement”

June 24, 2020

Violent extremism is a global issue.

February 03, 2021

Taking Stock, Charting the Future.

January 24, 2021

The mandate entrusted to me on 17 January 2017 is fast approaching an end and I will present an exhaustive assessment of it to the Assemb

November 27, 2020

The year 2020 marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women and adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Plat