The Africa-EU Partnership is the formal channel through which the European Union and the African continent work together. It is based on the Joint Africa-EU Strategy adopted by Heads of State and Government at the second EU-Africa Summit in 2007.
Investing in people - education, science, technology and skills development
The Pan-African Programme provides dedicated support to the Africa-EU Partnership and promotes the continental integration agenda in Africa through activities of trans-regional and continental scope.
African Peace Facility
As a tangible commitment to peace and security, the African Peace Facility – established in 2004 – has dedicated more than €2.7 billion to support African efforts in conflict prevention and management.
Solar capacity enjoyed exponential success. With support from the Africa-EU Energy Partnership, solar facilities reached 2,382MW at end-2016 from only 146MW in 2010
The European Investment Bank has committed over €25 billion to support more than 1 200 public and private sector projects in Africa, with a focus on developing infrastructure and financial sectors and improving access to finance for MSMEs
EU and Africa are key partners in governance, democracy and human rights - 129 EU election observation missions
Intra-African migration accounts for 16 million people, while 9 million African live in the EU