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African Union : AU

Flag or logo since 2004-07-01*
African Union : AU (en) + Unión Africana : UA (es) + Union Africaine : UA (fr) + União Africana : UA (pt) + Umoja wa Afrika : UA (sw) + Al-Ittihad al-Ifriqiyah : II - الاتحاد الأفريقي (ar) OrganisationUNO Observer
Emblem or Symbol*

Alpha Oumar Konare (ml)
(since 2003-09-16)
Capital:Addis Ababa + Midrand - (Addis Abeba-Finfinne + Midrand)
Official languages: Arabic (ar) . English (en) . Spanish (es) . French (fr) . Portuguese (pt) . Swahili (sw) .

Organisation:


AFRICAN UNION African Union : AU  (Addis Ababa + Midrand)

6 Organs or similar:

AFRICAN ASSEMBLY Assembly of the AFRICAN UNION  (Addis Ababa)Local: Assembly of the AFRICAN UNION (en) + Asamblea de la UNIÓN AFRICANA (es) + Conférence de l''UNION AFRICAINE (fr) + Assembleia da UNIÃO AFRICANO (pt) + Mkutano UMOJA WA AFRIKA (sw) + Jamiat al-ITTIHAD AL-''AFRIQI : جمعية الاتحاد الأفريقي (ar)  (Addis Abeba-Finfinne)
AFRICAN COMMISSION African Union Commission : AUC  (Addis Ababa)Local: African Union Commission : AUC (en) + Comisión de la Unión Africana : CUA (es) + Commission de l''Union Africaine : CUA (fr) + Comissão da União Africano : CUA (pt) + Tume ya Umoja wa Afrika : TUA (sw) + Mufawwadiat al-Ittihad al''-Afriqi : MIA - مفوضية الاتحاد الأفريقي (ar)  (Addis Abeba-Finfinne)
AFRICAN COURT African Court on Human and Peoples'' Rights : AFCHPR  (Addis Ababa)Local: African Court on Human and Peoples'' Rights : AFCHPR (en) + Cour Africaine des Droits de l''Homme et des Peuples : CADHP (fr) + Corte Africana de Derechos Humanos y de los Pueblos : CADHP (es) + Corte Africana de Direitos Humanos e dos Povos : CADHP (pt) + Mahakama ya Afrika juu ya Haki za Binadamu na Watu : MAHBW (sw) + Al-Mahkamat al-Afriqiat li-Huquq al-Insan wal-Shueub : MAHIS - المحكمة الأفريقية لحقوق الإنسان والشعوب (ar)  (Addis Abeba-Finfinne)
ECOSOCC Interim African Union Economic Social and Cultural Council : ECOSOCC  (Addis Ababa)Local: Interim African Union Economic Social and Cultural Council : ECOSOCC (en) + Conseil Culturel et Social Économique intérimaire de l''Union Africaine : ECOSOCC (fr) + Consejo Interino Económico Social y Cultural de la Unión Africana : CIESCUA (es) + Al-Majlis Al-Aiqtisadiu wal-Aijtimaeiu al-Muaqat lil-Itihad al-Afriqii : MAAMIA - المجلس الاقتصادي والاجتماعي المؤقت للاتحاد الأفريقي (ar)  (Addis Abeba-Finfinne)
PAN-AFRICA Pan-African Parliament : PAP  (Addis Ababa + Midrand)Local: Pan-African Parliament : PAP (en) + Parlamento Pan-Africano : PAP (es) + Parlement Panafricain : PAP (fr) + Parlamento Pan-Africano : PAP (pt) + Bunge La Afrika : BLA (sw) + Barlaman Umum ''Afriqia : BUA - برلمان عموم أفريقيا (ar)  (Addis Abeba-Finfinne + Midrand)
PEACE AND SECURITY Peace and Security Council : PSC  (Addis Ababa)Local: Peace and Security Council : PSC (en) + Conseil de Paix et de Sécurité : CPS (fr) + Consejo de Paz y Seguridad : CPS (es) + Conselho de Paz e Segurança : CPS (pt) + Baraza la Amani na Usalama : BAU (sw) + Majlis al-Silm wal''Amn : MSA - مجلس السلم والأمن (ar)  (Addis Abeba-Finfinne)



1 Assisted Entity

SOMALIA Transitional Federal Government of the Republic of SOMALIA [African Union Mission in Somalia-AMISOM]  (Mogadishu) President Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed



1 Condominium:

DARFUR Transitional DARFUR Regional Authority [African Union Mission in Sudan-AMIS]  (El Fasher)Local: As-Sultat al-Intqalia al-Iqlimia al-DARFOR : السلطة الإنتقالية الإقليمية لدارفور (ar) + Transitional DARFUR Regional Authority (en)  (Al-Fashir)



5 Organisations (or Groupings) of membership (selective)


AFRICA-EUROPE Africa-European Union Dialogue : AEUD  (Cairo)
AFRICA-SOUTH AMERICA Africa-South America Summit : ASA  (Abuja)
CHINA-AFRICA Forum on China-Africa Cooperation : FOCAC  (Beijing)
COMMON FUND Common Fund for Commodities : CFC  (Geneva)
FRANCE-AFRICA Conference of Heads of State of Africa and France : FRANCE-AFRICA Summit  (Cannes)


53 Members (excluding the associate or suspended members but including the countries represented on their behalf)   [The rulers are not necessarily the representatives in the organisation. ] :

ANGOLA (Luanda) President Jose Eduardo dos Santos
BURKINA FASO (Ouagadougou) President Blaise Compaore
BURUNDI (Bujumbura) President Pierre Nkurunziza
BENIN (Porto Novo + Cotonou) President Yayi Boni
BOTSWANA (Gaborone) President Festus Mogae
CONGO-KINSHASA (Kinshasa) President Joseph Kabila
CENTRAL-AFRICA (Bangui) President Francois Bozize
CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE (Brazzaville) President Denis Sassou-Nguesso
IVORY COAST (Yamoussoukro + Abidjan) President Laurent Gbagbo
CAMEROON (Yaounde) President Paul Biya
CAPE VERDE (Praia) President Pedro Pires
JIBUTI (Jibuti) President Ismail Omar Guelleh
ALGERIA (Algiers) President Abdelaziz Bouteflika
EGYPT (Cairo) President Hosni Mubarak
WESTERN SAHARA (Tifariti + Bir Lehlu + Camp Laayoune) President Mohamed Abdelaziz
ERITREA (Asmara) President Isaias Afewerki
ETHIOPIA (Addis Ababa) President Girma Wolde-Giorgis
GABON (Libreville) President Omar Bongo Ondimba
GHANA (Accra) President John Kufuor
GAMBIA (Banjul) President Yahya Jammeh
GUINEA (Conakry) President Lansana Conte
EQUATORIAL GUINEA (Malabo) President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo
GUINEA-BISSAU (Bissau) President Joao Bernardo Vieira
KENYA (Nairobi) President Emilio Mwai Kibaki
COMOROS (Moroni) Ahmed Abdallah Mohamed Sambi
LIBERIA (Monrovia) President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf
LESOTHO (Maseru) King Letsie III
LIBYA (Tripoli) Guide Muammar Gaddafi
MADAGASCAR (Tananarive) President Marc Ravalomanana
MALI (Bamako) President Amadou Toumani Toure
MAURITANIA (Nouakchott) President Sidi Mohamed Ould Cheikh Abdellahi
MAURITIUS (Port Louis) President Sir Anerood Jugnauth
MALAWI (Lilongwe) President Bingu wa Mutharika
MOZAMBIQUE (Maputo) President Armando Guebuza
NAMIBIA (Windhoek) President Hifikepunye Pohamba
NIGER (Niamey) President Mamadou Tandja
NIGERIA (Abuja) President Umaru Yar''Adua
RWANDA (Kigali) President Paul Kagame
SEYCHELLES (Port Victoria) President James Michel
SUDAN (Khartoum) President Omar Al-Bashir
SIERRA LEONE (Freetown) President Ahmad Tejan Kabbah
SENEGAL (Dakar) President Abdoulaye Wade
SOMALIA (Mogadishu) President Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed
SAINT THOMAS AND PRINCE (Saint Thomas) President Fradique de Menezes
SWAZILAND (Mbabane + Lobamba) King Mswati III
CHAD (Ndjamena) President Idriss Deby
TOGO (Lome) President Faure Gnassingbe
TUNISIA (Tunis) President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali
TANZANIA (Dar Es Salaam + Dodoma) President Jakaya Kikwete
UGANDA (Kampala) President Yoweri Museveni
SOUTH AFRICA (Pretoria + Cape Town + Bloemfontein + Johannesburg) President Thabo Mbeki
ZAMBIA (Lusaka) President Levy Mwanawasa
ZIMBABWE (Harare) President Robert Mugabe



* The emblems shown for the subdivisions may in some cases be those of their capital.
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 Main Internet Sources

   * Base géographique, Archives nationales d'outre-mer (FR). For the administrative divisions of the former French dependencies.
   * Centennia Historical Atlas Software, ed. Centennia (US). For Europe, North Africa and Middle East historical maps.
   * Drapeaux d'Origine & d'Inspiration Françaises - DO&IF, SFV (FR). For French colonial flags.
   * Ethnologue: Languages of the World, SIL International (US). For languages codes.
   * Flags Of The World - FOTW, Rob Raeside (CA). For the current and historic flags of the world.
   * GeoNames, Geonames (CH). Geographical names database.
   * Google Books, Google (US). Online library used for specific sources.
   * Herald Dick Magazine, Herald Dick (FR). For some current and historic arms.
   * Heraldry of the World, by Ralf Hartemink (NL). For local emblems and arms.
   * L'aménagement linguistique dans le monde, by Jacques Leclerc, University of Laval (CA). For national linguistic policies.
   * National Arms and Emblems - Past and Present, by Hubert de Vries (NL). For historic national emblems and arms.
   * Numismondo - World Printed Money Picture Catalog, by Garry Saint, Esquire (US). For national currencies.
   * Omniatlas - Interactive atlas of World History, by Rick Westera (NZ). For some geopolitical maps.
   * Perry-Castañ:eda Library Map Collection, University of Texas at Austin (US). For some historical maps.
   * Population Statistics, by Jan Lahmeyer (NL). For historical regional demographies and areas.
   * Portale Storia, by Giovanni Fontana (IT). For photos of rulers.
   * ReliefWeb, by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). For maps of some administrative divisions.
   * Rulers.org, by Benjamin Schemmel (DE). For photos of rulers.
   * Statoids, by Gwillim Law (US). For historical administrative subdivisions.
   * The World Factbook, ed. Central Intelligence Agency (US). For the general data and profiles of the current countries.
   * United Nations Peacekeeping, United Nations (UNO). For the United Nations Missions.
   * Vexilla Mundi, by Mello Luchtenberg (NL). For flags of the world.
   * Vexillographia, by Viktor Lomantsov (RU). For flags of Russia and Soviet Union.
   * Wikimedia Commons, Wikimedia Foundation (US). Free-use pictures.
   * Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation (US). For general data, maps, sources, pictures.
   * World Heritage Centre, (UNESCO). For the selected photos of the countries.
   * World History at KMLA, by Alexander Ganse (DE). For historical maps and links by country.
   * World Statesmen, by Ben Cahoon (US). Main source for the historical polities and their rulers.

 Printed References

   * Atlas des empires and other books of Gérard Chaliand, ed. Payot (FR). General historical geopolitic data.
   * Atlas of the World's Languages, ed. Routledge (UK). Most complete world list of languages and dialects.
   * Flags Through the Ages and Accross the World, by Whitney Smith, ed. McGraw (US). Flags of the world.
   * Fragments d'Europe, by Michel Foucher, ed. Fayard (FR). For the post-Soviet Union polities.
   * L'État du Monde, ed. La Découverte (FR). Yearly geopolitic cover of the world.
   * Quid, by Dominique Frémy, ed. Plon (FR). Yearly encyclopedia that was useful for countries data.
   * Statoids printed version, by Gwillim Law (US). For historical administrative subdivisions.
   * The Times Atlas of the World, ed. Times Atlas (UK). Periodical atlas of the world with its supplementary list of administrative subdivisions.
   * World Christian Encyclopedia, by David B. Barrett, ed. Oxford University Press (UK). For world religious groups but also ethnological data. First inspiring source of Ethnia.org website's look.
   * World Paper Money, ed. Krause (US). For historical currencies.

   * others are added according to the consulted entity.

 




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