How we work

We leverage our collective agency to provide access to resources, opportunities, networks, capital and expertise.


PAC serves as an umbrella organisation whose individual and corporate members represent a group unmatched in accomplishment and diversity across Africa and regions of the Diaspora.


Members of the Council commit their collective influence, resources, and experiences to elevate Africa’s significance on the world stage and empower people of African descent.

How We Work Pan-African Council


To galvanise and empower Pan-African leaders and visionaries across the spectrum of civil, political, economic, scientific, cultural and social disciplines for the betterment of society and our planet.

PAC provides an enactment path that informs the public discourse on global challenges and mobilises resources to confront these challenges through proactive and forward-thinking initiatives. To effectively carry out its mission, the Council necessarily operates at local, national, regional and transnational scales in order to provide a unified platform for networking, idea exchange, advocacy, consultation, conferencing, and project execution.


To become a key transformative and developmental pillar at the intersection of generating ideas, insights, and solutions in the face of current and future global challenges.

We fundamentally believe that a new global development paradigm derived from building our common destiny in the spirit of ubuntu (the African philosophy of oneness, interdependence, and interconnectedness to one another and the universe) as well as the collective African experience will be the single greatest contribution to humanity and planetary survival in the twenty-first century. By uniting the vast and complex diversity of Africans, both on the continent and throughout the Diaspora, we aim to advance sustainable socioeconomic innovations that further peace, ecosystem equilibrium, abundance, and prosperity for all.

Our Core Values

  • Integrity
  • Modesty
  • Solidarity
  • Justice
  • Leadership
  • Perseverance
  • Professionalism
  • Benevolence

Pro-Africa Pledge

Council members share a profound appreciation of their African heritage and work to restore the dignity of African peoples worldwide by pledging to support to a pro-Africa stance in their ventures and endeavours.

Furthermore, Council members equally recognise the Constitutive Act of the African Union which declares the Diaspora to be all people of African origin or descent “willing to contribute to the development of the continent and the building of the African Union.”

Pan-African Council Core Values and Pledge