Africa – EU summit declaration

We, the Heads of State and Government of the European Union  (EU) and Africa , the President of the European Council, the President of the European Commission, the President of the African Union (AU) and the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), met in Brussels on 2 – 3 April 2014. We took . . . → Read More: Africa – EU summit declaration

Africa-EU strategy implementation

The implementation of the JAES through the African-Europe Partnership shows that initial ambitious vision that drove it is still very much needed: a continent to continent political relation and joint action in all sectors beyond aid, as the main engine of and reference for any type of Africa-Europe dialogue.  The JAES as a political . . . → Read More: Africa-EU strategy implementation

Issues of the Africa-Europe summit on April 2014: A critical look at the Africa – Europe partnership

The Joint Africa-EU Strategy (JAES) – adopted in Lisbon in 2007 – was supposed to lay the foundations and principles of a paradigm shift in the relationship between Africa and Europe mainly based on aid dependence and the creed of free trade since the Cotonou Agreement signed in 2000. . . . → Read . . . → Read More: Issues of the Africa-Europe summit on April 2014: A critical look at the Africa – Europe partnership