Just over a month away in April, the European Union will be meeting with the African Union for the first Summit in three years. It will mark a monumental step in EU-Africa relations, as they deal with key issues, but what are those issues and why is it important?
We helped break the story on the recent EPAs deal between West Africa and the EU, and released a publication on the big challenges ahead for the two continents. The aim of ECDPM is to facilitate efforts to revitalise and deepen relations between Europe and Africa.
We have jointly ran three events in the last year on EU-Africa relations: Building a Sustainable Partnership for the Future?, Looking Beyond 2013
Experts from ECDPM, both from Europe and Africa, are available to comment and provide key information on issues ahead and during the Summit, to give an independent perspective on the topics.
We cover five areas:
If you are interested in getting in touch to discuss possible op eds, comment or want to know more ahead of the Summit. Please email Emily Barker at [email protected]
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