This 26th edition of the LINK! newsletter presents the highlights of the Africa-EU Partnership between April and July 2016.
This issue features an exclusive interview of Gary Quince, Head of the EU Delegation to the African Union, reviewing progress and achievements of the Africa-EU Partnership during the five years of his assignment. It also highlights peace and security cooperation activities with articles on the financial future of African peacekeeping operations and the protection of children from the effects of armed conflict.
Other articles cover e-Governance in Africa, the EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa, the signature of the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between the EU and Southern African countries. It also looks back at recent events under the Partnership, such as the fifth Follow-up workshop of the EU-Africa Business Forum and the Second Stakeholder Forum of the Africa-EU Energy Partnership (AEEP).
The LINK! newsletter is produced by the Delegation of the European Union to the African Union. It explores the priorities set out in the Joint Africa-EU Strategy.
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