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08/12/2017

5th AU-EU Summit: Investing in Youth for a Sustainable Future

The 5th African Union - European Union Summit brought together EU and African leaders to define the future direction for cooperation between the two continents. It took place on 29-30 November 2017 in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire, under the...
07/12/2017

AUC award to Global Monitoring for Environment and Security

The African Union Commission (AUC) officially awarded grants to thirteen successful consortia of institutions that will serve as Regional Implementing Centres for the Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES and Africa) Support...
04/12/2017

6th EU-Africa Business Forum 2017

At the 6th EU-Africa Business Forum (EABF), held in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire on 27 November 2017, business leaders and investors from Africa and Europe confirmed their commitment to sustainable and inclusive development and job-creation...
30/11/2017

1st Africa – Europe Local and Regional Government Forum

On the eve of the 5th AU-EU Summit, 150 African and European leaders of local and regional governments gathered in the first Africa-Europe Local and Regional Government Forum in Abidjan on 27 November 2017 to share their messages and bring...
30/11/2017

Connected through Technology: AfricaConnect2

Frustrated with long registration processes, students at Kyambogo University in Uganda invented a software to facilitate the process, which eventually led to the creation of start-up company, Zeenode Ltd. What started as a research project...
27/11/2017

6th EU-Africa Business Forum opens in Abidjan today

The 6th EU-Africa Business Forum opens in Abidjan today, Monday 27 November. The opening ceremony, high-level panel discussions and closing ceremony will be livestreamed and you can follow the proceedings here (9h45 and 19h30 GMT+1). Tune...
24/11/2017

The Pan-African Programme

The Pan-African Programme (PanAf) is an ambitious €845-million commitment to continental and inter-regional projects that mutually benefit both Africa and Europe. PanAf was launched in 2014 to lend support to the Joint Africa EU Strategy (...
23/11/2017

4th Meeting of Africa-EU Economic and Social Stakeholders' network

In preparation for the 5th Summit of Heads of State and Government of Africa and the European Union, representatives of European Union and African economic and social stakeholders came together in Abidjan on 16 and 17 November 2017 at a...
20/11/2017

AU-EU Youth Plug-in initiative

Ahead of this year's AU-EU Summit, young people from Europe and Africa are part of the decision-making processes of both continents, realizing the institutions’ efforts to include young voices in development dialogues. In the framework of...
20/11/2017

Students and Alumni Dialogue in Africa

A structured dialogue between students and alumni, including representatives from the Erasmus Mundus Alumni Association, the "Tuning Africa" initiative and the Intra-Africa Mobility programme, took place in Abidjan on 16 and 17 October...