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Education, Science, Technology & Innovation (ESTI)


H.E. Sarah Mbi Enow Anyang

H.E. Sarah Mbi Enow Anyang, from Cameroon, was elected as the new Commissioner for Human Resources, Science and Technology of the African Union Commission. H.E. Anyang has over fifteen (15) years’ experience in the field of Academia.


The Human Resources, Science & Technology Department (HRST) coordinates the AU programmes on human resource development, education, science, technology and promoting the youth development agenda.

To contribute towards revitalized, quality, relevant, and harmonized education systems responsive to the needs of Africa.

Formulating, harmonizing, coordinating and implementing enabling policies on the continent to accelerate Africa’s transition to an innovative-led, knowledge-based economy.


March 01, 2021

We, the African Union (AU) Member States, the African Union Commission (AUC), the African Union Development Agency-NE

March 01, 2021

Children more likely to return to school and local economies to recover from the devastating impact of COVID-19 in the continent

January 22, 2021

Half of young people feel excluded from political decision-making

December 29, 2020

Three (3) outstanding education innovations were awarded grants of USD 60,000, 40,000 and 20,000 at the Innovating Education in Africa Pitch Event 2020. The grants will be used to undertake pilot projects in collaboration with African Union Member States

November 17, 2020

Ibadan, Nigeria : On Tuesday, 17 November 2020, was organized the Graduation ceremony of the fourth batch of PhD stud

Statement On the Commemoration Of Africa Youth Month, November 2020
November 01, 2020

Youth Voices, Actions and Engagement: Building A Better Africa

Department Resources

January 22, 2021

Turning Challenges into Solutions

December 02, 2020

The Futures Report: Making the AfCFTA Work for Women and Youth is a groundbreaking UNDP Flagship Initiative produced in collaboration wit

August 06, 2020

SIFA Newsletter Special Edition 02-2020

May 16, 2020

The international legal framework on girls and women’s education is enshrined in a wide range of international and regional agreements an