About African Union
The African Union (AU) has a mandate of spearheading unity and integration of Africa with a view to achieving
sustainable socio-economic development and structural transformation. The AU pursues this mission within the
framework of Agenda 2063-The Africa We Want, the long-term development blueprint of the continent. Its
Headquarters is located in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
The Commission of the African Union invites applicants who are citizens of Member States to apply for the post
of Political Officer – Humanitarian Affairs, Refugees, and Returnees & Displaced Persons within the Department
of Political Affairs.
The Political Officer – Humanitarian Affairs, Refugees, and Returnees & Displaced Persons will provide support
in the formulation, development and implementation of the mandate of DPA towards protection of refugees,
returnees and other displaced persons at the national, regional and continental levels.