In the run-up to the 4th EU-Africa Summit members of the European Parliament (EP) and the Pan-African Parliament (PAP) will hold a Parliamentary Summit on the premises of the European Parliament in Brussels to prepare and convey the parliamentary input to the summit discussions.
The event will bring together 23 members from each Parliament to discuss the most pressing topics of EU-Africa relations as well as ways to improve the implementation of the Joint Africa-EU Strategy in the near future. The Presidents of both institutions take part in the discussions.
The joint declaration, adopted at the Parliamentary Summit, will be presented at the opening session of the EU-Africa Summit on 2 April 2014.
Also the ECDPM study for the European Parliament “The implementation of the Joint Africa-Europe Strategy: Rebuilding confidence and commitments” will be presented.