The African Union, established as a unique Pan African continental body, is charged with spearheading Africa’s rapid integration and sustainable development by promoting unity, solidarity, cohesion and cooperation among the peoples of Africa and African states as well as developing a new partnership worldwide.
Our Headquarters are located in Addis Ababa, capital city of Ethiopia.
The vision of the African Union is that of: “An integrated, prosperous and peaceful Africa, driven by its own citizens and representing a dynamic force in global arena”.
Our mission is to become “An efficient and value-adding institution driving the African integration and development process in close collaboration with African Union Member States, the Regional Economic Communities and African citizens”.
The values that guide and govern our function and operations are:
- Respect for diversity and team work
- Think Africa above all;
- Transparency and accountability
- Integrity and Impartiality;
- Efficiency and Professionalism; and
- Information and Knowledge sharing