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H.E. Moussa Faki Mahamat

H.E. Moussa Faki Mahamat

H.E. Moussa Faki Mahamat
Chairperson of the African Union Commission
Term Dates: 
January 30, 2017 to January 30, 2021
Country of Origin: 

Biography

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.

Activities

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.

AUC Chairperson April 05, 2019

Addis Abeba/Dinard, 5 avril 2019: Sur invitation du ministre français des affaires étrangères et de l’Europe, Jean-Yves Le Drian, le président de la Commission de l’Union africaine, Moussa Faki Mah