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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EU countries to give Sudan €466 million in grants, aid

By |oktober 31st, 2019|EU-Africa relations, humanitarian aid, News, Sudan|

European Union countries will give Sudan €466 million in grants and humanitarian aid, the state news agency SUNA said on Wednesday (30 October) after an EU delegation met Sudan's foreign minister in Khartoum.

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EU-Morocco: stage set for a new partnership

By |oktober 11th, 2019|EU-Africa relations, EU-Morocco, News, North Africa|

EU/Morocco relations have enjoyed a resurgence after a period in the doldrums. Now they can move forward towards an ambitious partnership, writes James Moran.

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EU launches talks on new African trade pact

By |oktober 2nd, 2019|East Africa, Economic Partnership Agreement, EU-Africa relations, EU-Africa trade, Jutta Urpilainen, News|

The European Commission announced on Wednesday (2 October) the launch of negotiations with the five-nation Eastern and Southern African community on a new wide-ranging trade agreement.

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No reset on EU-Africa relations under von der Leyen

By |september 16th, 2019|EU-Africa relations, New European Commission, News, Post-Cotonou, Ursula von der Leyen|

Speculation that Commission President-elect Ursula von der Leyen could appoint a Commissioner specifically for Africa turned out to be much ado about almost nothing, if her team of Commission nominees unveiled last week is anything to go by.

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Human rights must not be forgotten from EU-African dialogue

By |april 3rd, 2019|African Union, EU-Africa relations, human rights, News|

The new African Union-European Union ministerial meetings are a valuable new innovation. They should not ignore human rights work, writes Carlo Perrotta.

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