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AUC Chairperson

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.

About

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.

Activities

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

AUC Chairperson, HRST April 03, 2019

The African Union and NATO call for closer collaboration and support in the operationalization of the African Standby Forces (ASF)

Department Media

State of the Union Media briefing by the AU Commission Chairperson, HE Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma
AUC Chairperson H.E Dr Dlamini Zuma lecture on Agenda 2063 at the University of Hawassa - Ethiopia 12 May 2016