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24/05/2018

EU launches €400 million Pan-African Programme for 2018-2020

The EU has launched the second phase of the Pan-African Programme for an amount of €400 million. This Multiannual Indicative Programme will fund projects in Africa at continental or interregional level for the period 2018-2020 focused on...
24/05/2018

EU and African Union Commissions step up their cooperation to support young people, jobs...

On 23 May, African Union and European Union Commissioners adopted concrete measures to address pressing global issues in key areas such as peace and security, migration, job creation and agriculture. At the 9th Commission to Commission...
22/05/2018

European Commission and African Union Commission to meet in Brussels on 23 May

On 23 May, members of the European Commission and the African Union Commission will gather for the 9th Commission-to-Commission Meeting, to chart Africa-EU relations forward and follow-up on the Abidjan Summit of last November. This high-...
02/05/2018

6th JAES Reference Group on Infrastructure Meeting

The Joint Africa-EU Strategy (JAES) Reference Group on Infrastructure (RGI) will meet at its 6th annual meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 17-18 May 2018. The central theme of the meeting, "Mobilising Investments for African structural...
02/05/2018

Lessons from the African Peace Facility evaluation

New report delivers unparalleled insight into the state of the APF – the main financial instrument for implementing the Africa-EU peace and security cooperation. The African Peace Facility (APF) is an effective and highly relevant...
12/04/2018

IGAD, EU and Austrian Development Agency sign agreement on peace and security in Horn of...

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) (comprised of eight Eastern African countries), the European Union (EU) and the Austrian Development Agency (ADA) have signed an EUR 42 million agreement that will go towards IGAD’s...
12/04/2018

Launch of West and Central African Research & Education Network (WACREN)

The WACREN network has been officially launched during its annual conference, held in Lomé, Togo, from 15-16 March 2018. This represents a major milestone for the development of high-capacity internet networks for research and education ...
12/04/2018

AMISOM: the partnership of the EU and the AU in Somalia turns 10 years

2018 marks the 10th anniversary of a partnership between the EU and the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) to promote long-term peace, security and effective governance in the country. Based on the EU comprehensive approach, AMISOM...
22/03/2018

Africa launches its Continental Free Trade Area

African Union (AU) Heads of State and Government meet today on 21 March in Kigali, Rwanda, to launch the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) - one of the flagship projects of Africa´s Agenda 2063 and a major step towards African...
19/03/2018

The EU Delegation to the African Union turns 10 this year!

The European Union (EU) Delegation to the African Union (Addis Ababa, Ethiopia) was created in January 2008 – in the aftermath of the adoption of the Joint Africa-EU Strategy, at the Lisbon Summit in 2007. The EU Delegation to the AU...