The Pan African University (PAU) is the culmination of continental initiatives of the Commission of the African Union to revitalize higher education and research in Africa, under the Second Decade of Education for Africa and the consolidated Plan of Action of Science and Technology for Africa. It will exemplify excellence, enhance the attractiveness and global competitiveness of African higher education and research and establish the African University at the core of Africa's development.



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The second Planning and Coordination Meeting of the Pan African University took place on 29 October 2020. Organized against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, it was held online. This was also the first coordination meeting held in the presence…

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Rencontre entre la Commissaire RHST et de hauts responsables ministériels au Cameroun 06 September 2020
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Yaoundé, Cameroun : Le 6 octobre 2020, la Commissaire de l’Union africaine en charge des Ressources humaines, des Sciences et Technologies s’est entretenue avec les hauts responsables de départements ministériels en lien avec son portefeuille.


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HRST Commissioner meets high Government Officials in Cameroon
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Yaounde, Cameroon: On October 6, 2020, the African Union Commissioner in charge of Human Resources, Science and Technology met with senior officials of ministerial departments related to her portfolio.

These meetings were part of her mission to…

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The Rectorate is responsible for the daily management of the PAU and is headed by the Rector who is the Chief Executive Officer of the PAU.

At the Malabo Summit held in June 2015, African Heads of State and Government adopted Decision EX.CL/Dec.829 to host the Rectorate of the Panafrican University. Following this decision, a high level panel was set up by Decision EX.CL/Dec.829  (XXV) to designate the country that will host the PAU Rectorate. Considering the report by this panel, the Executive Council selected Cameroon as host country and recommended the designation of Cameroon by the Ordinary session of the African Union Assembly who endorsed the selection in January 2016.

The Pan African University is a flagship project of the African Union

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