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Selected highlights

  • CommentaryOur hopes for the UN Food Systems Summit
  • PaperThe AU-UN peace and security partnership: Power and politics
  • PaperSustainable food systems through diversification and indigenous vegetables: An analysis of the Iringa and Dodoma areas in Tanzania
  • VideosWhat needs to happen the day after the UN Food Systems Summit?

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Latest Brief from Chloe Teevan

Building strategic European digital cooperation with Africa

Chloe Teevan | 6 September 2021

The EU’s interest in digital policy is growing – primarily driven by geopolitical concerns – and the bloc hopes to build stronger digital cooperation with the AU and African countries. Chloe Teevan looks at how the EU could take a more strategic and focused approach to digital cooperation with Africa.

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Latest Paper from San Bilal

EU-Africa trade relations and the EPA process: Ratification and sustainable development perspectives for Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana

San Bilal | 7 September 2021

This paper zooms in on the interim economic partnership agreements (EPAs) between the EU and Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana respectively, looking at the ratification process and perspectives for sustainable development.

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Latest Commentary from Paulina Bizzotto Molina

Power, politics and inclusion in food systems: The case of Sudan

Paulina Bizzotto Molina argues that we need to look at power dynamics to transform our food systems and make them sustainable. She uses the case of Sudan to illustrate why local policymakers should adopt a politically sensitive approach when designing and implementing food policies.

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Youth and international cooperation

In this dossier we zoom in on the challenges facing young people in Africa and Europe and the change they can drive.

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COVID-19 and international cooperation

How will COVID-19 affect trade and investment, migration, peace and security, regional integration, climate change, food security and the private sector? And how will it affect Africa-Europe relations, development and international cooperation more broadly?

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Gender and international cooperation

How can tax systems promote gender equality? What is the link between empowering girls and women and tackling climate change? Are policymakers taking gender into account when trying to prevent radicalisation and violent extremism? Find out more in our dossier.

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Climate change and international cooperation

In this dossier we share our work on climate change and Europe-Africa cooperation. We look at climate from various angles, including the UNFCCC negotiations, cooperation on agriculture and sustainable food systems, gender, migration and finance.

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