|Flag of the African Union|
The flag of the African Union, formerly also used by its predecessor the Organisation of African Unity is composed of a broad green horizontal stripe at the top followed by a narrow band of gold. Below is a broad white stripe bearing the Emblem of the African Union at its center followed by a narrow gold band and broad green stripe at the bottom.
Symbolism of the flag
According to the official description of the African Union, the symbolism of the flag and the emblem it contains is as follows:
Symbolism of the emblem