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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.


May 30, 2020

Addis Ababa, 30 May 2020: The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, HE Moussa Faki Mahamat, is following the

May 29, 2020

29 May 2020, Addis Ababa: The Chairperson of the African Union Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat strongly condemns the m

May 25, 2020

Declaration by H.E. Moussa Faki Mahamat, Chairperson of the African Union Commission

May 18, 2020

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 18 May 2020: The Chairperson of the African Union Commission,Moussa Faki Mahamat welcomes the

April 24, 2020

Addis Abéba, le 24 avril 2020: Le Président de la Commission de l’Union africaine, Moussa Faki Mahamat, prend acte du

High Level Retreat on the operationalization of the Peace Fund
January 11, 2020 to January 12, 2020

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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