Special Envoys of the Chairperson of the Commission

Envoy on Migrations of Mbororo Nomadic Pastoralists
Abdoulaye Bathily, Senegal (appointed by the Chairperson of the Commission in December 2007)


Chairperson of the High-Level Implementation Panel for Sudan and South Sudan (AUHIP)
Thabo Mbeki, South Africa (appointed by the Chairperson of the Commission in July 2008)


Special Envoy of the Chairperson of the Commission to Guinea
Ibrahima Fall, Senegal (appointed by the Chairperson of the Commission in 2009)


AU Representative on the tripartite team for Humanitarian Assistance to South
Kordofan and Blue Nile State
Teferra Shiawl-Kidanekal, Ethiopia (appointed by the Chairperson of the Commission in 2012)


AU High Representative for Mali and the Sahel
Pierre Buyoya, Burundi (appointed by the Chairperson of the Commission in October 2012)


Special Representative for the Great Lakes Region
Boubacar G Diarra, Mali (appointed by the Chairperson of the Commission in November 2012)


African Union–United Nations Joint Special Representative for Darfur
Mohamed Ibn Chambas, Ghana (appointed by the Chairperson of the Commission in December 2012)


High Representative of the Chairperson of the Commission for the Operationalisation of the African Standby Force (ASF)
Sekouba Konate, Guinea (appointed by the Chairperson of the Commission in December 2012)


Special Representative for Women, Children and Armed Conflicts
Bineta Diop, Senegal (appointed by the Chairperson of the Commission in July 2013)


Special Envoy for Tunisia
Pedro Pires, Cabo Verde (appointed by the Chairperson of the Commission in August 2013)


Special Envoy for Western Sahara
Joaquim Alberto Chissano, Mozambique (appointed by the Peace and Security Council in June 2014)


Special Envoy of the African Union for the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) Issue
Jackson Kiprono Tuwei, Kenya (appointed by the Chairperson of the Commission in July 2014)


Special Envoy for Libya
Dileita Mohamed Dileita, Djibouti (appointed by the Chairperson of the Commission in June 2014)