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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.

A constitutional lawyer by profession, Chairperson Faki has occupied senior governmental positions in a career that has spanned over 30 years and includes tenure as foreign minister and Prime Minister in his native country Chad.

At the continental level and during his tenure as Foreign Minister of Chad, H.E. Moussa Faki Mahamat chaired the United Nations Security Council for the month of December 2015. He also chaired the Peace and Security Council of the AU in September 2013 and steered the Nairobi Extraordinary Summit on the fight against Terrorism. He also served as chairman of the AU Executive Council.

Chairperson Faki has a formidable global reputation as a peace broker in Africa in a career that has placed a central focus on peace and security issues in Africa.

As Chairperson of the Commission, Chairperson Faki is the Chief Executive Officer, legal representative and Chief Accounting Officer. He is directly responsible to the Executive Council for the discharge of his duties.


July 02, 2024

Addis-Abéba, Éthiopie – 05 juillet 2024 : Le Président de la Commission de l’Union Africaine (CUA), SEM.Moussa Faki M

June 17, 2024

Le Président de la Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat a appris avec consternation la multiplication de massacres de popu

June 11, 2024

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission H.E.

January 11, 2023

When: Wednesday, 11th January 2023 starting at 8:00 am.

July 16, 2022

A High-level side event under the theme: “Strengthening Public Health Emergency Operations Centres in Africa: A Call to Action”. Happening on the side-lines of the 41st Ordinary Session of the Executive Council of the African Union and the 4th Mid-Year Coordination Meeting of the AU and the Regional Economic Communities (RECs) in Lusaka, Zambia.

March 15, 2021

Swearing-in of elected AUC Commissioners

September 17, 2019 to September 30, 2019

Joint press release - Meeting of the Joint AU-EU-UN Taskforce to Address the Migrant and Refugee Situation in Libya New York, 25 September 2019

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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