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.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Africa relations are ‘not equal’, leaders warn EU

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.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za African migration is a ‘generational’ issue, say UN officials

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.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Africa offers a test to von der Leyen’s ‘geopolitical Commission’

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.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU countries to give Sudan €466 million in grants, aid

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.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU launches talks on new African trade pact

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.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za No reset on EU-Africa relations under von der Leyen

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.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Human rights must not be forgotten from EU-African dialogue

Cotonou successor: EU-Africa relations at the crossroads

By |februar 8th, 2019|ACFTA, Africa, African Union, EU-Africa relations, EU-Africa trade, News|

Negotiators are hoping to break the back on talks for the successor to the Cotonou Agreement, which expires in May 2020, between the EU and 79 countries in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific (ACP).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Cotonou successor: EU-Africa relations at the crossroads

Mogherini: Europe and Africa can change global politics in a ‘revolutionary’ way

By |november 8th, 2018|Africa, African agriculture, EU-Africa relations, EU-Africa-strategy, Federica Mogherini, News, Udo Bullmann|

A new model of collaboration between the EU and Africa can change today’s dangerous turn of international relations, which have moved from “win-win” solutions and are now based on “zero-sum” games, EU's top diplomat Federica Mogherini said.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Mogherini: Europe and Africa can change global politics in a ‘revolutionary’ way