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Economic Affairs


H.E. Victor Harison

H.E. Victor Harison, from Madagascar, was elected the new Commissioner for Economic Affairs of the African Union Commission. H.E. Harison is a Professor with over thirty-four (34) years of experience in academia, with specialty in Mathematics, Project Management, Business Ethics and Leadership from the University of Antananarivo, Madagascar.


The Department of Economic Affairs (DEA) promotes the work of the AU in the area of economic integration and private sector development and engagement.

Promote African regional integration.

Responsible to promote policies and programs

Implements programs that aim to create strategic partnerships with the private sector.

Improve the production of high quality and harmonized statistics.


October 14, 2019

14th October 2019, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: The Public Financial Management Forum 2019 has kicked off at the African Un

African Union Commission rolls out a tool for evaluating African regional integration agenda
September 20, 2019

Lusaka, Zambia, 20, September, 2019; For several decades, integration has been recognized as a critical component for

Unveiling of the activities leading up to the 11th African Private Sector Forum
August 23, 2019

Antananarivo, Madagascar, 23 August 2019: To enhance the interface and partnership between the African Union, the pol

March 29, 2019

Ministers of Finance, Economic Planning and Integration and Central Bank Governors attended the 3rd AU Specialized Technical Committee on Finance, Monetary Affairs, Economic Planning and Integration in Yaoundé, Cameroon.

March 08, 2019

Yaounde, Cameroon 7-8 March 2019: The Ministerial segment of the 3rd African Union Specialized Technical Committee (S

October 14, 2019 to October 18, 2019


TICAD7: High Level Dialogue on Africa's Development Dynamics - Achieving Productive Transformation
August 29, 2019

WHAT:     High Level Policy Dialogue on Productive Transformation

Commemoration of Africa Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS) Day
August 10, 2019

“Birth Certificate for All: Fundamental for Protecting Human Rights and Promoting Inclusion”

May 24, 2019

Fridays of the Commission on Illicit Financial Flows, Addis Ababa, May 24 2019

March 04, 2019 to March 08, 2019

Theme: Public policies for productive transformation

March 04, 2019 to March 08, 2019

Theme: Public policies for productive transformation

Building Capacity in Entrepreneurship and Leadership for Youth and Women Empowerment
November 03, 2019 to November 05, 2019

Theme: “Empowering women and youth with Modern self-employability and creative entrepreneurial skills”

November 06, 2019 to November 08, 2019

11th African Private Sector Forum

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