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16/06/2017

AUC launches the GMES & Africa Call for Proposals

The AUC launches the Call for Proposals for the implementation of the Global Monitoring for environment and Security (GMES) and Africa Programme. GMES and Africa is a joint AU-EU initiative administered by the AU Commission through the...
12/06/2017

Good Financial Governance conference held in Cameroon on Illicit Financial Flows

Between the 24th and the 26th of May the Good Financial Governance (GFC) conference on Illicit Financial Flows (IFF) was held in Yaoundé, Cameroon. The event saw the attendance of 250 delegates coming from 42 countries and representing...
06/06/2017

EU-African Union Joint Communiqué on the Implementation of the Paris Agreement

The European Union and the African Union reaffirm their strong commitment to full implementation of the Paris agreement, and call on all partners to keep up the momentum created in 2015. Ahead of the COP23 in November they pledge to work...
06/06/2017

JAES video: The Panafrican Financial Governance Programme

The 'Pan-African Financial Governance Programme' was adopted in 2014 to support harmonised approaches and builds standards of public finance systems through Pan-African organisations active in the four areas of budget cycle: Tax policy and...
01/06/2017

Celebrating 30 years of Erasmus: EU Forum in Togo

In the context of the 30th anniversary of the Erasmus programme, the EU organised a forum for testimonies and sharing of experiences, on May 18th. Chaired by the ambassador of the European Union to Togo, Mister Nicolas Berlanga Martinez,...
31/05/2017

The European Commission and the African Union Commission Renew and Reinforce their...

DG DEVCO Deputy Director General Klaus Rudischhauser and AUC Deputy Chairperson Thomas Kwesi Quartey signed on 24th May at the AUC Headquarters  in Addis Ababa a new Aide Mémoire on measures to strengthen the financial management of the...
24/05/2017

FEMNET pan-African women's conference produces Strategic Roadmap on safeguarding and...

The African Women’s Development and Communication Network (FEMNET), with the support of the EU, convened over 190 African women’s rights organization representatives from 34 African countries in Nairobi, Kenya, for the first and biggest...
18/05/2017

JAES Reference Group on Infrastructure Meeting - "Shaping Cooperation in the run-up...

The Joint Africa-EU Strategy (JAES) Reference Group on Infrastructure (RGI) met in Brussels, Belgium, on 24 and 25 April 2017. In the run-up to the 5th Africa EU Summit in November 2017, the objective of the RGI was to shape the future...
12/05/2017

Friends of Europe study on strategies for a renewed Africa-EU partnership

With the newly adopted Joint Communication on EU-Africa relations, and with the  5th  Africa-EU Summit taking place in November this year, the Think Tank 'Friends of Europe' has published a new report examining the strategies for a renewed...