Youth unemployment worries both sides at EU-Africa summit

By |november 30th, 2017|Abidjan, African Union, Alassane Dramane Ouattara, Central Mediterranean route, EU, EU emergency fund for Africa, EU-Africa summit, Ivory Coast, Jean-Claude Juncker, Mediterranean crisis, Migration, Moussa Faki, News, unemployment, youth unemployment|

A lack of jobs is pushing many young Africans onto the migration path to Europe, and is putting pressure on African and European leaders meeting in Abidjan at the EU-Africa summit. EURACTIV France reports. 

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Juncker: Member states contributed too little to Africa Fund

By |oktober 20th, 2017|Angela Merkel, Donald Tusk, EU emergency fund for Africa, EU summit, Jean-Claude Juncker, News, refugee crisis|

Speaking to the press after the first round of talks of the EU summit yesterday (19 October), Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker warned that the EU action was “reaching its limits” due to insufficient financing.

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‘New Consensus’ on Development adopted – and immediately condemned

By |maj 19th, 2017|development aid, EU emergency fund for Africa, Federica Mogherini, migration crisis, Neven Mimica, New Consensus on Development, News, ODA, refugee crisis, securitisation, Valletta, Valletta summit|

The ‘New Consensus on Development’ was adopted by EU foreign affairs ministers today (19 May) – and immediately condemned by NGOs working in the field.

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Merkel’s ‘man in Africa’ downbeat on prospects for Africa-EU summit

By |april 12th, 2017|African Union, Ajay Bramdeo, Cotonou agreement, drought, Egypt, Ethiopia, EU emergency fund for Africa, EU migration pact, famine, Gabon, Gambia, Geert Laporte, Guenther Nooke, Libya, New Consensus on Development, News, Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan, Zimbabwe|

Gunther Nooke, Angela Merkel’s representative to Africa, offered a gloomy prognosis of November's Africa-EU summit in Abidjan on Tuesday (11 April), saying trade between the continents was “almost irrelevant” and that the African Union required major “institutional reform".

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