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Infrastructure & Energy


H.E. Amani Abou-Zeid

H.E. Amani Abou-Zeid, Egyptian, was elected the new Commissioner for Infrastructure and Energy of the African Union Commission. H.E. Abou-Zeid was an international development lead expert who has been serving Africa in various leading positions for over 30 years, mainly in international organizations: AFDB, UNDP and USAID.


The Department of Infrastructure and Energy (DIE) the implementation of Agenda 2063 infrastructur

The main objective of the Energy Development Strategies and Initiatives in Africa is to increase

With regards to ICT or Information Society in general, the main objective of the Department is to

The main objective of the Department in the Transport and Tourism sectors is to build a well inte


February 22, 2023

A presidential roundtable on the side-lines of the 36th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union has called for the acceleration of financing for energy access in Africa with clear targets and steps for ensuring the achievement of universal energy access by 2030.

February 22, 2023

The African Union Commission (AUC) in collaboration with the African Civil Aviation Commission (AFCAC) organised a high-level roundtable session on Sustainable Development of Air Transport in Africa on the margins of the 36th African Union (AU) Assembly of Heads of State and Government

December 16, 2022

Air transport experts and representatives of the African Union Member States, Regional Economic Communities (RECs), the African Civil Aviation Commission (AFCAC), the African Airlines Association (AFRAA), and the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) met in Accra, Ghana from 28th November to 2nd December 2022,

November 14, 2022

The African Union, the African Development Bank Group and Africa50—in partnership with several global partners—have launched the Alliance for Green Infrastructure in Africa (AGIA), an initiative to help scale and accelerate financing for green infrastructure projects in Africa.

November 14, 2022

As the COP27 Climate Summit continues in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, the Africa pavilion is busy hosting crucial events on topics that matter to Africa as well as on pressing issues that are impacting the Continent.

November 28, 2022 to December 02, 2022

The 17th IGF, under the overarching theme Resilient Internet for a Shared Sustainable and Common Future, will be held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 28 November to 2 December 2022.

November 06, 2022 to November 18, 2022

April 02, 2022

Briefing on the latest developments on the convening of the African Union Summit on Industrialization and Economic Diversification.

February 28, 2022 to March 04, 2022


February 02, 2022

Press briefing on:COVID-19 response for the air transport industry,Update on developing African Single Electricity Market (AfSEM); and Development of oil & gas and bioenergy sectors in Africa,Status of implementation of the Digital Transformation Strategy (DTS) for Africa (2020-2030)

Department Resources

June 18, 2021

The electricity sector in Africa still faces huge challenges that include low capacity factors and reserve margins, high transmission and

June 18, 2021

The significance of an integrated energy market has been highlighted by the World Energy Council (2005), which indicated that the traditi

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.