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Human Resources, Science & Technology


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.


November 19, 2019

A team of experts from the GMES and Africa programme of the African Union Commission are among hundreds of delegates attending the Africa-GIS 2019 Conference in the Rwandan capital, Kigali.

November 15, 2019

H.E Ambassador Rachid Benlounes, Permanent Representative of the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria, Peace and S

November 14, 2019 to November 15, 2019

The graduation ceremonies of the fifth cohort of Master students and third batch of PhD scholars of the Pan African University Institute for Life and Earth Sciences including Health and Agriculture (PAULESI) were held on 15 and 18 November 2019, respectively.

October 23, 2019

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 23 October 2019- The African Union (AU) hosted the inaugural award ceremony for the first Cont

October 21, 2019

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 21 October 2019- The status of the Teacher in Africa is critical to achieving Agenda 2063 visi

HRST Commissioner speaks on the importance of space law at the 70th International Astronautical Congress
October 19, 2019

The AUC Commissioner for Human Resources, Science and Technology, H.E Prof. Sarah Anyang Agbor, has said that Space programs in Africa are becoming more extensive, with more countries looking up to the skies for socio-economic development and national security.

3rd Ordinary Session of the STC on Education, Science and Technology
December 10, 2019 to December 12, 2019

What: Third Ordinary Session of the Specialized Technical Committee Meeting on Education, Science an

November 13, 2019 to November 14, 2019

Improve higher education and build stakeholder coalitions on education, respectively.

AU-EU High Level Policy Dialogue (HLPD) on Science, Technology and Innovation
November 07, 2019

Press Conference / Media Advisory

Africa Youth Day 2019 Theme: ‘1 Million by 2021: Count Me In!’
November 01, 2019 to November 30, 2019

To celebrate Africa Youth Month, the AU has organized a series of thematic activities across the month of November, aligned to the 1million by 2021 campaign objective which will create direct opportunities for one million young Africans in the areas of education, employment, entrepreneurship and engagement (4Es).

Ceremony of AU Teacher Prize and Validation of Teacher Guidelines and Framework
October 21, 2019 to October 23, 2019

The Teachers Prize will be a means for demonstrating respect for teachers and the teaching profession, by encouraging and celebrating the committed teachers in Africa.

September 02, 2019 to September 04, 2019


Developing the African Continental Qualifications Framework (ACQF) Inaugural workshop

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