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New Africa-Caribbean-Pacific/European Union Partnership: Chief negotiators agree on economic priorities for future agreement

New Africa-Caribbean-Pacific/European Union Partnership: Chief negotiators agree on economic priorities for future agreement

| September 30, 2019

Meeting in New York on 28 September in the margins of the United Nations General Assembly, the chief negotiators CommissionerMimica (pictured) and Togolese Minister Robert Dussey further specified the economic framework of future relations between African, Caribbean and Pacific countries with the European Union after 2020. International Co-operation and Development Commissioner and the EU’s Chief Negotiator […]

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Fake ‘EU travel news’ seeks to undermine reforming #Zimbabwe

Fake ‘EU travel news’ seeks to undermine reforming #Zimbabwe

| May 28, 2019

Democracies all around the world are facing an epidemic of fake news, with the trend also targeting developing nations, writes Tony Mallett. 

 The deluge of fake stories that aim to sway populations first came to the fore in the West during the US election in 2016, spread to Europe, and is now appearing in […]

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#EUTrustFund for #Africa – €115.5 million to enhance security, migrant protection and job creation in #Sahel region

#EUTrustFund for #Africa – €115.5 million to enhance security, migrant protection and job creation in #Sahel region

| April 8, 2019

The European Commission adopted five new programmes and three top-ups of current programmes worth €115.5 million under the EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa to complement ongoing efforts in the Sahel and Lake Chad region. International Co-operation and Development Commissioner Neven Mimica said: “We have witnessed in the recent weeks an increase of widespread violence and terrorist attacks in the […]

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#AfricaEuropeAlliance – First projects kicked off just three months after launch

#AfricaEuropeAlliance – First projects kicked off just three months after launch

| December 18, 2018

Only two months after the launch of the Africa–Europe Alliance, the European Commission is presenting first progress on boosting investment and creating jobs in Africa. At the High-Level Forum Africa-Europe in Vienna, hosted jointly by the Austrian Presidency of the EU, notably by Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, and Paul Kagame, president of Rwanda and the […]

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#ACPEU – MEPs agree on a partnership tailored to international context

#ACPEU – MEPs agree on a partnership tailored to international context

| December 7, 2018

MEPs and African, Caribbean and Pacific MPs agreed on post-Cotonou, the rise of populism, the fight against terrorism and climate change. During the 36th session of the Joint Parliamentary Assembly (JPA), which took place from 3 to 5 December in Cotonou (Benin), Members of the European Parliament and their counterparts from 78 African, Caribbean and […]

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Future of #ACPEU partnership to be debated in Cotonou

Future of #ACPEU partnership to be debated in Cotonou

| December 3, 2018

ACP-EU plans post-Cotonou, the fight against cybercrime and terrorism in the Sahel, as well as climate change will dominate the debates of the 36th ACP-EU Parliamentary Assembly. From 3 to 5 December 2018, the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly (JPA) will gather members of the European Parliament and parliamentarians from 78 countries across Africa, the Caribbean […]

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#AfricaEuropeAlliance – Boosting sustainable energy investments in #Africa

#AfricaEuropeAlliance – Boosting sustainable energy investments in #Africa

| November 12, 2018

A new high-level platform initiative brings together key players in the sustainable energy sector from the public and private sectors of both Europe and Africa. At the Africa Investment Forum in Johannesburg organized by the African Development Bank, the European Union and the African Union have launched the EU-Africa high-level platform on sustainable energy investments […]

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