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AU-EU Agriculture Ministerial Conference focuses on sustainability and youth

Ministers from the African Union and European Union countries have agreed to give new impetus to their joint efforts to improve investment in sustainable food production and job creation in Africa. Meeting in Rome on 2 July 2017 at the AU-...

Newsletter: Africa-EU Energy Partnership

Please click here for the June 2017 newsletter with many updates on the work of the Africa-EU Energy Partnership (AEEP). Background: Launched in 2007 at the Lisbon Summit, the Africa-EU Energy Partnership is one of the pillars of the Joint...

JAES Video: Debate on the African Peace Facility at the European Development Days

On June 7, a lab-debate was held during the European Development Days on the successes, challenges and future prospects of the African Peace Facility (APF). Five panelists, representing the European Commission, the European External Action...

African Peace Facility – Annual Report 2016

This annual report of the African Peace Facility (APF) provides an overview of the main activities, achievements and challenges of the key instrument of the European Union to support the African Union's and African Regional Economic...

AUC launches the GMES & Africa Call for Proposals

The AUC launches the Call for Proposals for the implementation of the Global Monitoring for environment and Security (GMES) and Africa Programme. GMES and Africa is a joint AU-EU initiative administered by the AU Commission through the...

Good Financial Governance conference held in Cameroon on Illicit Financial Flows

Between the 24th and the 26th of May the Good Financial Governance (GFC) conference on Illicit Financial Flows (IFF) was held in Yaoundé, Cameroon. The event saw the attendance of 250 delegates coming from 42 countries and representing...

EU-Africa Business Forum 2017: investing in job creation

The EU‐Africa Business Forum (EABF) which took place in Brussels, Belgium on June 7, 2017, made ‘investing in job creation’ the cornerstone of its agenda. The event, organised within the context of the European Development Days,...

EU-African Union Joint Communiqué on the Implementation of the Paris Agreement

The European Union and the African Union reaffirm their strong commitment to full implementation of the Paris agreement, and call on all partners to keep up the momentum created in 2015. Ahead of the COP23 in November they pledge to work...

JAES video: The Panafrican Financial Governance Programme

The 'Pan-African Financial Governance Programme' was adopted in 2014 to support harmonised approaches and builds standards of public finance systems through Pan-African organisations active in the four areas of budget cycle: Tax policy and...