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15/04/2013

Javier SOLANA condemns today's terrorist attack against the African Union Mission in...

Javier Solana, EU High Representative for the Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP), issued the following statement condemning today's terrorist attack against the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM): "I condemn in the strongest...
15/04/2013

Call for Africa - Opportunities for science and technology projects

  In July this year, the European Commission (FP7) launched a call for proposals aimed at addressing some of the science and technology objectives of the ‘Africa-EU strategic partnership’. The call, which closes on 14 January 2010, will...
15/04/2013

Press statement of the 2nd joint consultative meeting between the Au PSC and the EU PSC

Monday 12 October 2009 - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia   The Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU) and the Political and Security Committee (PSC) of the European Union (EU) held their 2nd Joint Consultative Meeting in Addis Ababa,...
15/04/2013

2015: The end of malaria

With approximately half the world’s population at risk from malaria and nearly 1 million a year dying from it, World Malaria Day seeks to highlight the efforts being made to provide effective control of the disease. Most of the deaths...
15/04/2013

Boosting governance, safeguarding human rights

The Commissions of the African and European Unions met in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on 13-14 April, in what were fruitful discussions on governance and human rights. With both sides eager to move the partnership forward, discussions centred on...
15/04/2013

Breaching the final frontier in Africa

The eighth partnership seeks to bridge the scientific and digital divides so prominent in Africa. Efforts in this partnership include projects on space, which is what delegates at the 11th Implementation Team Meeting discussed when they...
15/04/2013

African leaders meet to discuss economic relations

The economic crisis sent shockwaves throughout the world and has led to a re-evaluation of the way the global economy is governed. This has opened up opportunities in emerging African economies to seize the opportunity and contribute to...
15/04/2013

Before disaster strikes…

Development policy stakeholders are set to meet for the Development Briefings on 12 May, organised for the 18th time in Brussels. This session will concentrate on humanitarian aid and rural development, and particularly focus on ways to...
15/04/2013

EU to send election observation mission to Burundi

A European Union election observation mission (EOM) will be sent to Burundi to observe the electoral cycle in the country, which starts 21 May 2010. The mission, which travels on the invitation of the government of the...