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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.


January 18, 2021

Addis Abéba, 18 janvier 2021: Le Président de la Commission de l’Union Africaine Son Excellence Moussa Faki Mahamat p

January 06, 2021

اخذ السيد موسي فكي محمد رئيس مفوضية الاتحاد الافريقي علما بقرار اعادة العلاقات الديبلوماسية بين المملكة العربية الس

December 21, 2020

Addis Abeba, le 20 décembre 2020. Le Président de la Commission de l’Union africaine, S.E.M.

December 18, 2020

18 December 2020, Addis Ababa: It is with deep emotion that the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, H.E Mous

December 15, 2020

1. On 9 December 2020, African Union (AU) Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat and United Nations (UN) Secretar

November 01, 2020 to November 30, 2020

Theme: “Youth Voices, Actions, Engagement: Building A Better Africa”

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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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.