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The Commission of the African Union acts as the executive/administrative branch or secretariat of the AU (and is somewhat analogous to the European Commission). The Abuja Treaty is a Pan-African international agreement signed on June 3rd 1991 in Abuja, Nigeria. CEN-SAD or the Community of Sahel-Saharan States ( French: Communauté des Etats Sahélo-Sahariens Arabic: تجمع دول الساحل والصحراء The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa, is a Preferential trading area with nineteen member states stretching from Libya to Zimbabwe. The East African Community ( EAC) is an intergovernmental organisation comprising five east African countries The Economic Community of Central African States ( ECCAS; French: Communauté Économique des États d'Afrique Centrale; Spanish: Comunidad The Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa (or CEMAC from its name in French, Communauté Économique et Monétaire de l'Afrique Centrale The Economic Community of West African States ( ECOWAS) is a regional group of fifteen West African countries founded on May 28 The West African Economic and Monetary Union (or UEMOA from its name in French, Union économique et monétaire ouest-africaine) is an organization The West African Monetary Zone is a group of 5 countries in ECOWAS that plan to introduce a common currency the Eco by the year 2009. The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD Autorité intergouvernementale pour le développement is a seven-country regional development Organization in The Southern African Development Community ( SADC) is an Inter-governmental organization. Southern African Customs Union ( SACU) is a Customs union among five countries of Southern Africa. The Arab Maghreb Union ( Arabic: اتحاد المغرب العربي transliterated: Ittihad al-Maghrib al-Araby French The African Central Bank (ACB is one of the three financial institutions of the African Union. The Africa Monetary Fund will be an African Union financial institution though in time its responsibilities will be transferred to the African Central Bank. The African Investment Bank (AIB is one of three financial institutions of the African Union (AU along with the African Monetary Fund and the African Central The New Partnership for Africa's Development ( NEPAD) is an Economic development program of the African Union. The African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM is a mutually agreed instrument voluntarily acceded to by the member states of the African Union (AU as a self-monitoring mechanism When the African Union (AU was founded in 2001 it represented almost the entire African continent The individual member States of the African Union (AU coordinate foreign policy through this agency in addition to conducting their own International relations Information on politics by country is available for every Country, including both De jure and De facto independent The African Union (abbreviated AU in English, and UA in its other working languages is a Confederation consisting of 53  African The European Commission (formally the Commission of the European Communities) is the executive branch of the European Union. It consists of a number of Commissioners dealing with different areas of policy. The Commission is headquartered in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Headquarters (HQ denotes the location where most if not all of the important functions of an organization are concentrated Addis Ababa (sometimes spelled Addis Abeba, the spelling used by the official Ethiopian Mapping Authority Amharic NOTE This intro is the result of careful NPOV work Please do not make potentially controversial edits to it without first discussing on the talk page It should be distinguished from the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights, (based in Banjul, Gambia), which is a separate body that reports to the African Union. The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights ( ACHPR) is a Quasi-judicial body tasked with promoting and protecting Human rights and collective Banjul (formerly Bathurst officially the City of Banjul, is the Capital of The Gambia, and located within the division of the
Jean Ping is Chairman of the Commission. Jean Ping (born November 24, 1942) is a Gabonese diplomat and politician who is currently the Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union The Commission of the African Union serves as the AU's administrative branch and as a secretariat of the Pan African Parliament
Patrick Mazimhaka is Deputy Chairman. Patrick Kayumbu Mazimhaka is the former Deputy Chairperson of the African Union 's African Commission.
Directorate of Conferences and Events is headed by Mohamed A. K. Mustoofa
Directorate of Peace and Security is headed by Said Djinnit
Directorate of Political Affairs is headed by Julia Dolly Joiner
Directorate of Infrastructure and Energy is headed by Bernard Zoba
Directorate of Social Affairs is headed by Bience P. Gawanas
Directorate of Human Resources, Science and Technology is headed by Nagia Essayed
Directorate of Trade and Industry is headed by Elisabeth Tankeu
Directorate of Rural Economy and Agriculture is headed by Rosebud Kurwijila
Directorate of Economic Affairs is headed by Maxwell Mkwezalamba
Office of the Legal Counsel
On September 13, 2005 an agreement was reached by the Commission and France whereby France would donate €5 million for the furtherance of African Union activities. Amb Said Djinnit (سعيد جينيت (born June 7, 1954) is an Algerian Politician and currently serves as the Special Representative of the Julia Dolly Joiner ( November 11, 1956 Banjul, Gambia) is a Gambian Politician. Dr Bernard Zoba of the Republic of the Congo (Congo-Brazzaville is Commissioner of Infrastructure and Energy for the African Union 's African Commission Bience Philomina Gawanas (Born 1956 in Namibia) is Commissioner of Social Affairs on the African Commission. Prof. Dr. Eng Nagia Essayed is a Libyan Politician. She is Commissioner of Human Resources Science and Technology for the African Elisabeth Tankeu is the African Union 's Commissioner of Trade and Industry. Rosebud Kurwijila, of Tanzania, is the African Union 's Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture. Maxwell Mkwezalamba is a Malawian Politician and Economist born on December 22 1959 Events 509 BC - The Temple of Jupiter on Rome 's Capitoline Hill is dedicated on the ides of September Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. This article is about the country For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic France topics. Please update other articles as well to avoid contradiction within Wikipedia e Some of the initiatives this money will got to are an African Communication Policy and an African Common Defence Force. The signatory on behalf of the Commission was Bernard Zoba.