The Africa-EU Partnership is the formal channel through which the European Union and the African continent work together. It is based on the Joint Africa-EU Strategy adopted by Heads of State and Government at the second EU-Africa Summit in 2007.
Investing in people - education, science, technology and skills development
The Pan-African Programme provides dedicated support to the Africa-EU Partnership and promotes the continental integration agenda in Africa through activities of trans-regional and continental scope.
African Peace Facility
As a tangible commitment to peace and security, the African Peace Facility – established in 2004 – has dedicated more than €2.7 billion to support African efforts in conflict prevention and management.
The EU is Africa's first source of remittances (36%) amounting to €21 billion in 2015
The EU has committed to €100 million for education, research and innovation within the Pan-African Programme between 2014 and 2017
The European Investment Bank has committed over €25 billion to support more than 1 200 public and private sector projects in Africa, with a focus on developing infrastructure and financial sectors and improving access to finance for MSMEs
Over 8 million children enrolled in primary and over 160,000 enrolled in secondary education in Africa as a result of EU funded interventions in 2013 - 2014