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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

AUC, AU Chairperson, AUC Chairperson April 24, 2019

African Leaders Meeting in Cairo on April 23, 2019

AUC Chairperson April 21, 2019

Addis Abeba, 21 April 2019: As a follow-up to the communiqué on the situation in the Sudan adopted by the Peace and Security Council of the African Union on 15 April 2019, the Chairperson of the Co

Communiqué on the meeting between the AUC Chairperson and a Sudanese Delegation
AUC Chairperson April 16, 2019

Addis Abeba, 16 April 2019: The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, today received a Sudanese delegation led by Lieutenant-General Jalal Alsheikh Altayeb, member of th

AUC Chairperson April 11, 2019

Addis Ababa, 11 April 2019: The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, is closely monitoring the ongoing developments in Sudan, in particular the announcement of the Firs

AUC Chairperson, Trade and Industry April 10, 2019

Addis Abeba, 10 April 2019: The Chairperson of the African Union Commission received the instruments of ratification of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) from the representative

AUC Chairperson April 05, 2019

Addis Ababa, 5 April 2019: The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, is deeply concerned by the heightened tension currently prevailing in Libya.