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Special Envoys of the AUC Chairperson

The Chairperson of the AUC appoints High Representatives, Special Envoys and Special Representatives to support key initiatives championed by the AU through the office of the Chairperson of the AUC

Special Envoys

  • Special Envoy for Women, Peace and Security: Bineta Diop, Senegal Appointed by the Chairperson of the Commission in January 2014
  • Special Envoy for Western Sahara: Joaquim Alberto Chissano, Mozambique Appointed by the Peace and Security Council in June 2014
  • Special Envoy of the African Union for the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) Issue: Jackson Kiprono Tuwei, Kenya. Appointed by the Chairperson of the Commission in July 2014
  • Special Envoy for Libya: Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, UR of Tanzania Appointed by the Chairperson of the Commission in January 2016
  • Special Envoy for Youth: Aya Chebbi, Republic of Tunisia. Appointed by the Chairperson of the Commission in November 2018