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.
The EU has earmarked over €4.2 billion between 2014-2020 for food and nutrition security and sustainable agriculture and fisheries in Africa
In 2016, the EU and its Member States’ Foreign Direct Investment stock in Africa was worth EUR 291 billion
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
The EU is Africa's first source of remittances (36%) amounting to €21 billion in 2015