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PROVIDING STAFF WITH NECESSARY TOOLS TO SERVE AFRICAN CITIZENS
Video, Created By African Union Commission Department of Administration and Human Resources Management and Published By African Union Commission Department of Administration and Human Resources Management/ MIS in English; French language
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Newsletter, Created By African Union Commission Department of Administration and Human Resources Management and Published By African Union Commission Department of Administration and Human Resources Management/ MIS in English language
Africa is the only region in the world where the youth population is increasingly growing over the years. According to the United Nations Africa’s youth population is expected to reach over 830 million by 2050. This situation is a major challenge for the continent. It could either be seen as an opportunity for the development of Africa or a major issue for its future over time. These numerous young people could either be trained to be a workforce to build the Africa We Want, or an additional burden on welfare spending….
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Article, Created By African Union Commission Department of Administration and Human Resources Management and Published By African Union Commission Department of Administration and Human Resources Management/ MIS in English language
Welcome to this first Edition of SANKOFA on women in leadership at the AU Commission. The principle of gender parity is enshrined in Article 4L of the African Union’s Constitutive Act and all key legal and policy frameworks. Therefore, parity is mandatory for all officially elected positions, including the leadership of the Commission. The AU is the first inter-governmental organization to have instituted this policy, thus ensuring since 2000 a 50/50 representation of men and women in its top most senior leadership positions…
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Newsletter, Created By African Union Commission Department of Administration and Human Resources Management and Published By African Union Commission Department of Administration and Human Resources Management in English language
In 2018, approximately 40% of the expenditures of the African Union Commission were handled by the Procurement, Travel and Store Division. From call for tenders for consultants in specific areas of expertise to the production of communication materials to promote the activities of various departments, through the purchase of medicines for the well-being of staff members and dependents, the Organization relies heavily on this Division for its operation. Therefore, the performance of the Commission also depends on the efficiency of this team. The faster goods and&...
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Newsletter, Created By African Union Commission Department of Administration and Human Resources Management and Published By African Union Commission Department of Administration and Human Resources Management in English; French language
As the continent’s leading development organization, the African Union needs to bring together people with the best knowledge and skills to drive Africa’s growth. In order to achieve this, as a first step, it should attract the different talents that exist at the Member State level. Once the qualified human resources have been recruited, the Institution should retain them so that they can embark on the journey to the Africa We Want. The Organization has undertaken numerous efforts to that effect. Beyond the infrastructure, the African Union ...
Knowing the African Union: Assisting AU Staff in their day-to-day operations
Video, Created By African Union Commission Department of Administration and Human Resources Management and Published By African Union Commission Department of Administration and Human Resources Management in English; French language
human resource activities fall under the following core functions: staffing, development, compensation, safety and health, and employee and labor relations. Within each of these core functions, HR conducts a wide variety of activities....
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Book/Monograph, Created By African Union Commission Department of Administration and Human Resources Management and Published By African Union Commission Department of Administration and Human Resources Management in English language
The core of this SANKOFA edition aims at recognizing the women and men working towards the modernization of the African Union, for increased organizational efficiency. An efficient and effective use of Information and Communication Technology can assist AU to respond to Member States’ expectation to “Do More with Less resources”. The Management Information System (MIS) Division has been focusing on delivering well-functioning and reliable ICT systems and applications to support AU and its mandate…
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Newsletter, Created By African Union Commission Department of Administration and Human Resources Management and Published By African Union Commission Department of Administration and Human Resources Management/ MIS published in Jun-2019 in English language
Africa loses trillions of US dollars annually as a result of various political, socio-economic and environmental challenges plaguing the continent. This year for instance, the World Health Organization (WHO) stated that diseases cost the African Region an estimated USD 2.4 trillion a year. To address these various challenges, the African peoples gathered, by creating the Organization for African Unity (OAU), to work toward the total liberation of the continent from colonial rule while defending sovereignty, territorial integrity and independence, through the 1960s and 90s...
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Newsletter, Created By African Union Commission Department of Administration and Human Resources Management and Published By Administration and Human Resources Management (AHRM) in English; French language
There is a gap between the noble aspirations of Agenda 2063 and the concrete impacts on African citizens’ daily lives, which has to be filled by the African Union Commission. To implement the decisions adopted by African Heads of State and Government, reliable human capital, sound frameworks, and sufficient financial capacity are of crucial importance to this Organization. With respect to finance, African leaders decided that a budget of USD 681.5 million would be allocated to the activities of the Commission for 2019. This capital was approved after&#...
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Newsletter, Created By African Union Commission Department of Administration and Human Resources Management and Published By African Union Commission Department of Administration and Human Resources Management in English; French language
In celebration of the 2020 International Women’s Day and the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (Beijing +25), SANKOFA presents the African Union (AU) Gender Agenda through the lens of the Women, Gender and Development Directorate (WGDD). This edition is timely as 2020 is an “unofficial” year of women as the global community celebrates a number of key milestones in the advancement of gender equality and women’s empowerment. In addition to Beijing +25 which is the principal global policy on gender equality, this year...