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03/04/2017

PanAfGeo project presented in Brussels on 31st of March

On Friday 31/03/2017 has taken place in Brussels at the DG DEVCO Info Point (41, rue de la Loi, Brussels) a Lunchtime conference to present the PanAfGeo project. This project is aimed at reinforcing the capacity of African geological...
22/03/2017

Kampala to host Pan-African Conference on Freedom of Expression and Access to Information

The Ugandan capital Kampala is to host a Pan-African Conference on Freedom of Expression and Access to Information on March 25-26, to take stock of the state of freedom of expression and access to information in Africa and the achievements...
20/03/2017

Workshop on AU policy on business and human rights set to take place in Addis Ababa

A Draft AU Policy Framework on Business and Human Rights will be discussed in Africa's capital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on March 21-22, 2017 at the African Union Commission Headquarters. At the event, the Draft Policy will be presented to...
16/03/2017

Logo competition of the Global Monitoring for Environment and Security and Africa (GMES...

The African Union Commission (AUC) has launched a design competition for the logo of the Global Monitoring for Environment and Security and Africa (GMES & Africa).   Until April 7th, 2017, African youth is encouraged to submit...
15/03/2017

The Reference Group on Infrastructure meeting scheduled on 24-25 April 2017

In the run-up to the 5th Africa-EU Summit, the European Commission in partnership with the African Union Commission is convening the meeting of the Reference Group on Infrastructure (RGI) on 24 and 25 of April, at The Hotel, Boulevard de...
24/02/2017

European Union supports civil society's voice across Africa

The EU signed six grant contracts for a total amount of € 20 million for projects supporting Civil Society participation in Pan-African issues, in december 2016. The main aim is to support the contribution of civil society organisations (...
24/02/2017

Kick-off of the GMES & Africa Support Programme in Addis Ababa

The kick-off of the Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES) and Africa Support Programme has taken place in Addis Ababa on 13-15 February 2017. The Programme is piloted by the African Union Commission, Department of Human...
22/02/2017

Press release – PanAfGeo - Launch of a training programme on an unprecedented scale for...

“PanAfGeo” for “Pan-African Support to the EuroGeoSurveys-Organisation of African Geological Surveys (EGS-OAGS) Partnership” is a project which supports the training of geoscientific staff from African Geological Surveys through the...
22/02/2017

Joint Press Release - GMES & Africa Kick-starts Continent-wide Information Sessions...

Kigali, 18 February 2017 – The Global Monitoring for environment and Security (GMES) and Africa, has begun a series of information sessions in the five regions of Africa, to sensitize stakeholders about guidelines on applying for its Grant...
01/02/2017

Wanted: Young Leaders in Energy

The Energy Access work stream of the Africa-EU Energy Partnership has launched a call for proposals and invites all Young Leaders in Africa and Europe to apply for the Young Leaders in Energy Access Award. Up to five Young Leaders in the...