The Commission of the African Union is committed to support the use and development of science in Africa and has, since 2008 been running the African Union Kwame Nkrumah Awards for Scientific Excellence (AUKNASE).
The AUKNASE programme is implemented at national level for young researchers, ... read more and apply
This challenge engages young people to develop and curate policy ideas for the implementation of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).
The objective of the challenge
To identify and disseminate innovative ideas, solutions and actions which will maximize the benefits of the ... read more and apply
The Pan African University is an initiative of the Heads of State and Government of the African Union. It is a Premier continental university network whose mission is to provide quality postgraduate education geared towards the achievement of a prosperous, integrated and peaceful Africa.
Young, q ... read more and apply
The advent of COVID-19 has exacerbated challenges in Africa’s education system and reinforces the need for fit for context, innovative and scalable solutions in education. DOTSS provides an approach for reorienting Africa’s education and training systems to meet the knowledge, ... read more and apply
Deciding to become an AU-YV is a life changing decision opening opportunities to serve in a community other than your own and assisting in the local development efforts. Africa needs countless skilled labor each year in all fields and professional sectors. Youth Volunteerism has contribute ... read more and apply
Are you an African PhD student? Looking for a PhD scholarship to further your education? The African Scientific, Research and Innovation Council (ASRIC) is inviting applications from African PhD students to apply for its 2020 ASRIC PhD scholarship.
The ASRIC and UEMF offer 10 scho ... read more and apply
The African Union, Humanitarian Affairs, Refugees and Displaced Persons Division of the Department of Political Affairs, is looking to identify five promising digital technology-based ideas which tackle forced displacement or other humanitarian challenges in Africa, through its “Hum ... read more and apply
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The African Union (AU) is a continental body consisting of the 55 member states that make up the countries of the African Continent. It was officially launched in 2002 as a successor to the Organisation of African Unity (OAU, 1963-1999).
The main objectives of the OAU were to rid the continent of the remaining vestiges of colonisation and apartheid; to promote unity and solidarity amongst African States; to coordinate and intensify cooperation for development; to safeguard the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Member States and to promote international cooperation