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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

Statement of the Chairperson following the elections in Malawi
AUC Chairperson June 10, 2019

10 June 2019, Addis Abeba: The Chairperson of the African Union Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat, wishes to reaffirm the position of the Commission, following the interim statement of African Union E

Statement of the Chairperson on Sudan following visit by IGAD Chair
AUC Chairperson June 08, 2019

8 June 2019, Addis Abeba: The Chairperson of the African Union Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat welcomes the visit to Khartoum by Ethiopia’s Prime Minister and current Chairman of the Inter-Governmen

AUC Chairperson June 03, 2019

3 June 2019, Addis Abeba: The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki strongly condemns the violence that erupted today which led to reported deaths and several civilian injuries.

El-Ghassim Wane
AUC Chairperson June 01, 2019

STATEMENT ATTRIBUTED TO THE SPOKESPERSON OF THE CHAIRPERSON OF THE AUC

AUC Chairperson May 25, 2019

UNDER THE THEME:
"YEAR OF REFUGEES, RETURNEES AND IDPs: TOWARDS DURABLE SOLUTIONS TO FORCED DISPLACEMENT IN AFRICA"

MAY 25, 2019

ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA

AUC Chairperson May 15, 2019

Addis Abeba, 15 May 2019: The Chairperson of the African Union Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat wishes to commend the Sudanese stakeholders for the progress being made towards reaching an agreement

May 11, 2019

H.E. Moussa Faki Mahamat​, AUC Chairperson meeting with Hon. Alan John Kyerematen, Special Envoy of the President of Ghana, H.E Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and Minister of Trade and Industry, AU HQ

April 24, 2019

African Leaders Meeting in Cairo on April 23, 2019

April 16, 2019

Meeting with Ambassador of the Republic of The Gambia, Ambassador of the Republic of Sierra Leone and Ambassador of Republic of Zimbabwe

April 16, 2019

The Chairperson of the AU Commission H.E. Moussa Faki Mahamat receives Members of the Transitional Military Council of Sudan, led by General Galaledin Alsheikh​

April 24, 2019 to April 27, 2019

MEDIA ADVISORY

INVITATION TO MEDIA REPRESENTATIVES

WHAT:

WHEN: 24th - 27th April 2019.

February 09, 2019

Chaired by HE President Paul Kagame, President, Republic of Rwanda; concurrent Chair, African Union and AIDS Watch Africa, the Africa Leadership Meeting: Investing in Health will be the first platform bringing together governments, private sector and the global development community, to coordinate and accelerate progress toward achieving universal health coverage.

January 04, 2019

MEDIA ADVISORY

Official visit of the Chinese Foreign Minister H.E. Mr. Wang Yi to the African Union Commission

Handover Ceremony of the Integrated Service Center

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