The Chairperson of the African Union Commission is the Chief Executive Officer, legal representative of the AU and the Commission’s Chief Accounting Officer. The Chairperson of the Commission is elected by the Assembly for a four-year term, renewable once.
Under the leadership of Ambassador Fatima Kyari Mohammed, the Permanent Observer Mission of the African Union to the United Nations coordinates liaisons at an Ambassadorial level with other African Permanent Missions to the United Nations. It also serves as direct representation of the African Union Commission with the headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
The Africa Union at the United Nations is made up of the 54 Member States at the United Nations. The bloc coordinates its efforts on various topics, ranging from health and migration to issues of peace and security.
The Agenda 2063 and 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development are in progress as the African Union and the United Nations through the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), integrate their efforts in implementing the development frameworks at national level.