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.

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EU’s finance for African security missions has ‘poor effect’, say auditors

By |september 19th, 2018|African Union, AMISOM, common foreign and security policy, EU-Africa-strategy, News|

The EU’s financial support for African peace and security policies “has had a poor effect and needs refocusing,” the European Court of Auditors said in a report published on Tuesday (18 September).

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The ‘migration problem’ could be the motor for new relations with Africa

By |julij 9th, 2018|Africa, EU, EU-Africa-strategy, Europe, Migration, News, Sustainable Development Goals|

Current proposals put forward by the EU won't solve the migration problem, particularly with predictions of Africa's population doubling by 2050. Africa and Europe would both benefit from resetting their relations, writes Karl Aiginger.

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Africa-Europe ties need a reset – but not just because of migration

By |junij 6th, 2018|ACFTA, Agenda 2063, development, EU-Africa summit, EU-Africa-strategy, European Commission, News|

Europe and Africa need a partnership which should focus on the new realities in both regions. Europe can become the region's main partner during its transformative revolution if it listens to civil society representatives, writes Shada Islam.

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Migration control must be at heart of next EU-Africa pact, says EU

By |marec 27th, 2018|Brexit, Cotonou agreement, development, EEAS, EU-Africa-strategy, irregular migration, News, Post-Cotonou|

The EU will put migration and security at the heart of its agenda in talks on a successor to the Cotonou Agreement with African, Caribbean and Pacific nations (ACP), a leading EU official said on Monday (26 March).

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EU and Africa have a unique chance to rationalise their cooperation

By |januar 16th, 2018|Africa Peace Facility, African Union, Cotonou agreement, EU budget, EU-Africa summit, EU-Africa-strategy, European Development Fund, MFF, News, Paul Kagame, Post-Cotonou|

While 2018 is undoubtedly an important year for the European Union in terms of its own future, it is also a year for resetting its relations with developing countries and in particular with its continental neighbour on the other side of the Mediterrane...

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Inner-African development goals instead of inner-African borders

By |januar 10th, 2018|EU development aid, EU-Africa summit, EU-Africa-strategy, Ghana, News|

During the AU-EU summit, the Commission outlined plans for its future development policy. However, it remains open how it intends to ensure that the European Development Goals in the future are not primarily a reward for migration control measures. EUR...

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Start with human rights, democracy to help Africa, expert says

By |november 30th, 2017|EU-Africa summit, EU-Africa-strategy, News|

Only increased EU-Africa cooperation on education, employment and integration of youth can defuse the migration time bomb in preparation for the next decades, but the starting point is democracy, the president of the Hellenic-African Chamber told EURAC...

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EIB banking on new business in East Africa

By |november 22nd, 2017|development aid, EIB, EU-Africa summit, EU-Africa-strategy, News|

Offering credit to East African banks might not be many people’s idea of traditional development aid. Yet promoting private small and medium enterprise, alongside funding for infrastructure projects that will help develop local businesses, lies at the heart of the new strategy for Africa.

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Africa’s young people need inspirational leaders, not old autocrats

By |november 21st, 2017|Agenda 2030, EU-Africa summit, EU-Africa-strategy, News, Robert Mugabe, SDGs|

Investing in youth is essential for Africa’s future, but what's even more essential is to let inspirational and transformational leaders to come forth, writes Shada Islam.

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