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Political Affairs

Commissioner

H.E. Cessouma Minata Samate

H.E. Cessouma Minata Samate is a Burkina Faso diplomat, born on 14 July 1961. She was elected the new Commissioner for Political Affairs of the African Union Commission. Ambassador Samate is an Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Burkina Faso in Ethiopia, Permanent Representative to the African Union (AU) and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA).

Structure

The Department of Political Affairs (DPA) is responsible for promoting, facilitating, coordinating and encouraging democratic principles and the rule of law, respect for human rights, participation of civil society in the development process of the continent and the achievement of durable solutions for addressing humanitarian crises.

HARDP seeks to provide continental direction to the achievement of durable solutions for addressing humanitarian crises caused by conflicts, man-made and natural disasters.

Activities

June 01, 2020

The Department of Political Affairs (DPA) of the African Union Commission (AUC) will convene a virtual meeting on COV

May 23, 2020

Addis Ababa, 22 May 2020: The Department of Political Affairs (DPA) of the African Union Commission (AUC) will conven

February 24, 2020

Le premier tour de l’élection présidentielle en République Togolaise a eu lieu le 22 février 2020. Sur l’invitation du Gouvernement, le Président de la Commission de l’Union africaine (CUA), S.E.M. Moussa Faki Mahamat, a décidé de déployer une Mission d’Observation Electorale de l’Union Africaine (MOEUA) conduite par l’ancien Président de la République de Madagascar, S.E.M. Hery Rajaonarimampianina.

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