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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.


December 30, 2021

The African Union (AU) International Center for Girls & Women’s Education in Africa (CIEFFA), co-organised a Spac

December 23, 2021

African Innovators in the education sector took center stage at the 2021 RewirEd summit, which took place at the Expo 2020 Dubai.

December 06, 2021

A gathering of African service providers, end users and policy makers has commenced discussions on the role of earth

August 24, 2021

The participation of youth in the electoral processes of a country, is as important as participating in national development activities.

July 26, 2021

The African Union International Centre for Girls and Women’s Education in Africa (AU/CIEFFA) and the United Nations Girls Education Initiative (UNGEI) have partnered to host a joint side event at the margins of the Global Partnership for Education’s (GPE) 2021

January 10, 2022

WHAT: The AU Civic Tech Fund Webinar: The Role of Women and Youth in Active Citizenship

October 14, 2021

Press Briefing of the Commissioner for Education, Science, Technology And Innovation

June 19, 2021 to June 25, 2021


 The AU-EU-UNICEF High Level Education Event: Building Skills for the Future
April 20, 2021

The objective of this event will be to anchor education at the heart of the Africa-EU Strategy and the trilateral AU-EU-UNICEF partnership  ...

April 20, 2021

When: Tuesday 20th April 2021,
Time: 4pm – 5:30pm EAT / 2pm – 3:30pm CET.

Department Resources

January 22, 2021

Turning Challenges into Solutions

December 02, 2020

The Futures Report: Making the AfCFTA Work for Women and Youth is a groundbreaking UNDP Flagship Initiative produced in collaboration wit

August 06, 2020

SIFA Newsletter Special Edition 02-2020

May 16, 2020

The international legal framework on girls and women’s education is enshrined in a wide range of international and regional agreements an

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.

March 01, 2021

This 2019-2020 Biennial Report builds on data and inputs collected by the African Union and its partners gathered in the HGSF Cluster, in

January 22, 2021

Turning Challenges into Solutions

January 12, 2021

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