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Social Affairs

Commissioner

S.E. Amira El Fadil

H.E. Amira El Fadil, born on 15 January 1967, a Sudanese woman was elected Commissioner for Social Affairs of the African Union Commission. She was Minister of Social Welfare and Social Insurance for the Government of Sudan.

Structure

The Department of Social Affairs (DSA) works to promote the AU’s health, labour, employment, migration, social development, drug control, crime prevention, sport and cultural agenda.

The Division of culture harmonises and coordinates activities and policies across the continent.

The Division responds to vital generic health issues related to health policy and delivery systems, nutrition and other related public health issues and challenges that require a concerted and coordinated approach at a continental level.

The Division plays a leading role in policy development, advocacy, coordination, monitoring and evaluation on AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria and other infectious diseases.

The division of labour and employment focuses on the rights, labour standards, integrated employment policies and social security systems.

Activities

September 23, 2020

The Director of the African Union's Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, AfricaCDC, Dr John Nkengasong,

September 21, 2020

His Majesty King Letsie III Head of State of the Kingdom of Lesotho, African Union Nutrition Champion and also a cham

September 21, 2020

The African Union (AU) is initiating discussions with stakeholders on the implementation of African Union’s Ten Year

September 17, 2020

His Majesty King Letsie III Head of State of the Kingdom of Lesotho, African Union Nutrition Champion and also a cham

Situation of African Migrants in the Middle East
September 02, 2020

The African Union Commission notes with dismay recent adverse media reports regarding the plight of African migrant w

September 02, 2020

A three-day training of trainers on infection prevention and control (IPC) for COVID-19 was concluded in Kinshasa, De

25th Weekly Press Briefing on the Coronavirus disease outbreak
September 24, 2020

Africa CDC weekly engagement with members of the media to share critical updates on the coordinated efforts by African Union Member States to implement the joint continental strategy in response to COVID-19

25th Weekly Press Briefing on the Coronavirus disease outbreak
September 17, 2020

Africa CDC weekly engagement with members of the media to share critical updates on the coordinated efforts by African Union Member States to implement the joint continental strategy in response to COVID-19

September 17, 2020 to November 17, 2020

Joint webinar to share good practices and information from Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean on treatment as an alternative to conviction or punishment for offenders with drug use disorders during COVID-19. 

September 16, 2020 to November 10, 2020

The African Union’s fifth strategic framework to guide drug policy development on the continent (AU Plan of Action on Drug Control and Crime Prevention-2019-2023) promotes a multi-sectorial ...

25th Weekly Press Briefing on the Coronavirus disease outbreak
September 10, 2020

Africa CDC weekly engagement with members of the media to share critical updates on the coordinated efforts by African Union Member States to implement the joint continental strategy in response to COVID-19

25th Weekly Press Briefing on the Coronavirus disease outbreak
September 03, 2020

Africa CDC weekly engagement with members of the media to share critical updates on the coordinated efforts by African Union Member States to implement the joint continental strategy in response to COVID-19

Department Resources

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.