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Infrastructure & Energy

Commissioner

H.E. Amani Abou-Zeid

H.E. Amani Abou-Zeid, Egyptian, was elected the new Commissioner for Infrastructure and Energy of the African Union Commission. H.E. Abou-Zeid was an international development lead expert who has been serving Africa in various leading positions for over 30 years, mainly in international organizations: AFDB, UNDP and USAID.

Structure

The Department of Infrastructure and Energy (DIE) the implementation of Agenda 2063 infrastructur

The main objective of the Energy Development Strategies and Initiatives in Africa is to increase

With regards to ICT or Information Society in general, the main objective of the Department is to

The main objective of the Department in the Transport and Tourism sectors is to build a well inte

Activities

June 22, 2022 to June 23, 2022

The call was made during the Ordinary Session of the Bureau of the African Union (AU) Specialised Technical Committee

June 16, 2022

The 2nd Extraordinary Session of the African Union Specialized Technical Committee on Transport, Transcontinental and Interregional Infrastructure, and Energy (STC-TTIIE)

May 09, 2022

AFREC has ramped up its capacity building initiatives by continuing to increase the African pool of trainers in energy statistic, through the training of the Trainers (ToT) programme.

March 24, 2022

The African Energy Commission (AFREC) hosted a virtual ministerial high level meeting with the Ministers of Energy fr

March 17, 2022

On the 9th March 2022, the Kingdom of Morocco signed the Revised Constitution of the African Civil Aviation Commission (AFCAC) and the Memorandum of Implementation (MoI) of the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM).

April 02, 2022

Briefing on the latest developments on the convening of the African Union Summit on Industrialization and Economic Diversification.

February 28, 2022 to March 04, 2022

Overview

February 02, 2022

Press briefing on:COVID-19 response for the air transport industry,Update on developing African Single Electricity Market (AfSEM); and Development of oil & gas and bioenergy sectors in Africa,Status of implementation of the Digital Transformation Strategy (DTS) for Africa (2020-2030)

November 20, 2021 to November 24, 2021
November 04, 2021

COP 26 African Union Side event. The Discussions will focus on the ‘‘Opportunities and  Challenges for African Energy Transition: What will it take to reach net-zero emission’’?

Department Resources

June 18, 2021

The electricity sector in Africa still faces huge challenges that include low capacity factors and reserve margins, high transmission and

June 18, 2021

The significance of an integrated energy market has been highlighted by the World Energy Council (2005), which indicated that the traditi

September 19, 2020

The African Union Commission (AUC) envisions “an integrated continent that is politically united based on the ideals of Pan Africanism an

June 24, 2020

Highlights of the cooperation with the GIZ-project “Support to the African Union on Migration and Displacement”

June 24, 2020

Violent extremism is a global issue.