EU unveils ‘partnership plans’ for new Africa strategy

By |marec 9th, 2020|ACP, EU-Africa relations, EU-Africa trade, EU-Africa-strategy, News|

Partnerships on ten policy areas are at the heart of the EU’s plan “Towards a comprehensive strategy with Africa,” launched on Monday (9 March). The paper will start a seven-month negotiating process with EU and African leaders, with a view to agreeing a partnership agenda at an EU African Union summit in October.

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Post-Cotonou delays complicate EU’s new African vision

By |marec 6th, 2020|Africa, African Union, EU-Africa relations, EU-Africa trade, Jutta Urpilainen, News|

The European Commission will next week publish its EU-Africa ‘strategy’, which the bloc hopes will form the basis of a new ‘partnership’ with the African continent. EU Foreign Affairs chief Josep Borrell will launch the blueprint on Monday (9 March), kick-starting seven months of negotiation between ministers and leaders from the two continents. 

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EU-Africa: in search of a genuine partnership

By |marec 3rd, 2020|EU-Africa relations, EU-Africa-strategy, News|

The European Commission is pursuing a renewed and ambitious relationship with the African continent. The new relationship is intended to treat Africa as an equal partner to Europe, as opposed to policy priorities being dictated to African partners. How...

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It’s time for the EU to restart its partnership with Africa

By |februar 28th, 2020|EU-Africa relations, EU-Africa-strategy, immigration, News|

Europe and Africa would benefit from a real partnership, but the EU needs to avoid being taken hostage by migration politics, argues José María Vera

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‘Partnerships’ to be at heart of EU-Africa strategy, leaked paper reveals

By |februar 24th, 2020|EU-Africa relations, EU-Africa trade, EU-Africa-strategy, News|

The EU will seek to put a series of policy-themed ‘partnerships’ at the heart of its EU-Africa strategy which will be formally launched in early March, according to a leaked draft obtained by EURACTIV.

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New chapter in EU-Africa relations can only succeed with support of civil society

By |februar 13th, 2020|EU-Africa relations, News|

Since the start of the new Commission, European leaders have switched gears to accelerate the advent of a new era of relations between the EU and Africa, writes Luca Jahier.

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‘Geopolitical’ Europe could struggle to take shape in troublesome 2020

By |januar 3rd, 2020|Charles Michel, China, Eastern Partnership, Emmanuel Macron, enlargement, EU foreign policy, EU-Africa relations, future eu, Iran nuclear deal, Iraq, Josep Borrell, Middle East, News, Russia, Turkey, United States, Ursula von der Leyen, Western Balkans|

Among the many foreign policy challenges facing the EU in 2020, the main theme will be how to assert itself on the world stage against China, the US and Russia, while upholding multilateralism and at least a semblance of global order.

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Africa relations are ‘not equal’, leaders warn EU

By |december 3rd, 2019|EU-Africa relations, EU-Africa trade, News, Von der Leyen Commission|

As the field of competitors for investing in Africa becomes more crowded, the EU will have to quickly improve its offer. The challenge for Ursula von der Leyen's new European Commission will be to turn the so-called ‘partnership of equals’ promised by her predecessor into something concrete.

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African migration is a ‘generational’ issue, say UN officials

By |november 26th, 2019|EU migration pact, EU migration policy, EU-Africa relations, EU-Africa trade, News|

The raw numbers of migrants may have fallen, but the migration of many African youth to Europe is set to continue. That is the message from top officials in the UN Development Programme.

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Africa offers a test to von der Leyen’s ‘geopolitical Commission’

By |november 6th, 2019|EU-Africa relations, EU-Africa trade, News, Von der Leyen Commission|

The field competing for influence in Africa is becoming increasingly crowded. Under Ursula von der Leyen, who has billed her new European Commission as a ‘geopolitical Commission’, the EU will have to improve its offer to African leaders, and quickly.

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