EU-ACP Cotonou successor faces one year delay

By |maj 17th, 2019|African Union, Carlos Lopes, Development Policy, EU-ACP, European Commission, News, Post-Cotonou|

A joint ministerial council next week had been earmarked as the moment for formally concluding the successor to the Cotonou Agreement, which expires in January. But there are now doubts that it will be finalised before the end of the year.

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Who will speak for Africa with Brussels?

By |december 21st, 2018|ACP countries, African Union, Carlos Lopes, Cotonou agreement, EU-ACP, European External Investment Plan (EIP), Jean-Claude Juncker, News, Paul Kagame, Post-Cotonou|

The African Union has ambitious plans to reconfigure its continent’s relations with the European Union. In 2018, led by Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame and the Chadian chair of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, the Addis Ababa-based AU moved...

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Juncker offers EU-Africa trade deal in new ‘partnership of equals’

By |september 12th, 2018|African Union, Aid for trade, Carlos Lopes, EU-Africa trade, European External Investment Plan, Jean-Claude Juncker, News|

European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker held out the promise of an EU-Africa trade pact on Wednesday as part of a ‘partnership of equals’ between the two continents, signalling Europe's stronger involvement in Africa, where Chinese influence is rapidly spreading.

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Impasse on migration clouds EU-Africa relations

By |avgust 31st, 2018|African Union, Carlos Lopes, Cotonou agreement, EU trust fund for Africa, Jean-Claude Juncker, Migration, Moussa Faki, News, Post-Cotonou|

The issue of how to control migration from Africa may have exorcised European leaders in recent years, but it could also derail the EU's main political agreement with the continent.

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