African Union

African Union

Voluntary members of an Oxfam water and sanitation committee, South Sudan. Photo: John Ferguson/Oxfam

Oxfam Liaison Office to the African Union

Oxfam recognizes the African Union (AU) as a positive force for realizing social, economic, political and cultural rights of Africans. The purpose of our AU liaison office is to further that work. 

2 million voices support African agriculture

As African Union's Heads of State meet in Malabo to discuss agriculture and food security in Africa, more than two million African citizens have called on their leaders to "Invest in our farmers, our food and our futures," and make progress on the Maputo Declaration. 

African Union Compendium

Our aim was to have a comprehensive manual to support our “understanding the African Union” training program now jointly executed by Oxfam and the African Union Commission.

New Somalia fighting forces thousands of civilians to flee

New military escalation in Somalia risks harming civilians and undermining efforts to recover from famine, Oxfam said, as the AU military force (AMISOM) and the Transitional Federal Government (TFG) launched a major new offensive in an area where 400,000 people are living in densely populated camps.


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