EU-Africa Summit to be held in December

By |september 11th, 2018|Africa, Brexit, EU-Africa summit, Migration, migration packet, News, Sebastian Kurz|

When talk turns to Africa, people like to talk about the need for a Marshall Plan. In order to move from talking to taking action, the Austrian presidency of the council is now planning an EU-Africa Summit. EURACTIV Germany reports.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU-Africa Summit to be held in December

Africa prepares to drive a hard trade bargain with EU

By |september 3rd, 2018|African Union, Economic Partnership Agreement, EU-Africa summit, EU-Africa trade, News, Post-Cotonou|

Increasing trade between the EU and the ACP (African-Caribbean-Pacific), particularly African countries, lay at the heart of the ambition of the Cotonou Agreement. That was supposed to be embodied by regional Economic Partnership Agreements (EPA) with ...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Africa prepares to drive a hard trade bargain with EU

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.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Africa-Europe ties need a reset – but not just because of migration

Ethiopian ambassador: Development partners should work in term with our policies

By |januar 26th, 2018|Climate Change, development, Erithrea, Ethiopia, EU-Africa summit, human rights, News, Refugees|

Ethiopia’s Ambassador Teshome Toga Chanaka spoke to EURACTIV’s Georgi Gotev in a video interview: “We don’t believe in imposition of development policies because something that is imposed without your will won’t last long.  This is exactly what has happened in the past in Africa and Ethiopia would like to see that come to an end."

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Ethiopian ambassador: Development partners should work in term with our policies

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...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU and Africa have a unique chance to rationalise their cooperation

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...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Inner-African development goals instead of inner-African borders

Chololo, the ’secret formula’ for the future of development aid?

By |december 22nd, 2017|Chololo, Climate Change, development aid, EU development aid, EU-Africa summit, News, Tanzania|

The expansion of a community-based project in Tanzania is challenging the traditional top-down model of development assistance, proving that money is not the most important thing when it comes to helping people.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Chololo, the ’secret formula’ for the future of development aid?

Netanyahu makes appearance at EU foreign affairs meeting

By |december 11th, 2017|EU-Africa summit, Federica Mogherini, Iraq, Jerusalem, Lebanon, Middle East, News, Sahel|

Today’s (11 December) Foreign Affairs Council begins with a discussion with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, against the background of the decision of US President Donald Trump to recognise Jerusalm as the capital of Israel.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Netanyahu makes appearance at EU foreign affairs meeting

EU-Africa summit conclusions blocked over forced return of migrants

By |december 7th, 2017|Arican Union, EU, EU migration, EU migration policy, EU-Africa summit, forced repatriation, forced returns, migrants, Migration, News, repatriation|

The issue of forced returns of migrants, as well as sexual rights, is blocking the publication of the conclusions of the EU-Africa summit, one week after the end of the debates in Abidjan. EURACTIV France reports.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU-Africa summit conclusions blocked over forced return of migrants

Ghana’s president surprised Macron with a clear rejection of development aid

By |december 5th, 2017|development aid, Emmanuel Macron, EU-Africa summit, Ghana, News|

After the AU-EU summit in Abidjan, French President Emmanuel Macron visited several African states, including Ghana. Unlike other African heads of state, Ghana’s President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has a clear vision how to make his country independent from development aid. EURACTIV Germany reports.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Ghana’s president surprised Macron with a clear rejection of development aid