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H.E. Sarah Mbi Enow Anyang

H.E. Sarah Mbi Enow Anyang, from Cameroon, was elected as the new Commissioner for Human Resources, Science and Technology of the African Union Commission. H.E. Anyang has over fifteen (15) years’ experience in the field of Academia.


The Human Resources, Science & Technology Department (HRST) coordinates the AU programmes on human resource development, education, science, technology and promoting the youth development agenda.

To contribute towards revitalized, quality, relevant, and harmonized education systems responsive to the needs of Africa.

Formulating, harmonizing, coordinating and implementing enabling policies on the continent to accelerate Africa’s transition to an innovative-led, knowledge-based economy.


June 22, 2020

In celebration of the 30th anniversary of the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child, The African Uni

May 04, 2020

“The partnership with HP will accelerate our education response to Covid-19 to ensure accessible and continued learni

May 01, 2020

The African Union Commission (AUC), Human Resources, Science, and Technology (HRST) Department, is working on practic

April 30, 2020

“We want a science that can speak to the challenges Africa is facing…”

April 24, 2020

The 1 Million by 2021 Initiative celebrates 1 year since the initiative was launched by African Union Commission (AUC

Virtual Consultative Meeting of Youth Ministers on COVID-19
June 17, 2020
WHAT:            Virtual Consultative Meeting of Youth Ministers on COVID-19
Virtual AU Youth Consultation Series on COVID-19 , theme: African & Global Solid
June 10, 2020

Description :  A pioneering project by the African Union Office of the Youth Envoy (OYE), the Virtua

Virtual AU Youth Consultation Series on COVID-19 with H.E.Dr. Amani Abou-Zeid
June 03, 2020

Topic : Virtual AUYCS on COVID-19, Digital Divide & Transformation

Africa-Europe Youth - Shaping Our Future Together
July 08, 2020 to July 10, 2020

The Africa-Europe Youth Meet-Up engages African, European and diaspora Youth at large to exchange knowledge, ideas and solutions towards tackling global issues, in preparation for the coming 5th Africa-Europe Youth Summit with Youth stakeholders, which takes place later this year in the run-up to the 2020 EU-AU Summit.

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June 25, 2020

On the Wings of Innovation, the AU Science, Technology and Innovation Strategy for Africa 2024 (STISA-2024) places science, technology an

March 16, 2020

Innovations in Harnessing the Capacity of ICT to Ensure Inclusion, Quality and Impact in Education and Training in Africa.