Almost all heads of government from the EU and the African Union gathered in Brussels in February - for the first time in five years. Photo: GovernmentZA. Source: Flickr.
Of: Wilma Sörman Ivarzon
From 17 to 18 February 2022, EU and African Union heads of government met in Brussels. Despite statements that the meeting represented the start of an equal partnership between Africa and the EU, several African leaders believe that the high ambitions remained empty words and are not reflected in reality.
March 16, 2022, News
Last week, leaders from the African Union and the EU met to discuss future cooperation between the parties. It was the first summit in five years. Pictured (from right to left): Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Neven Mimica and Federica Mogherini. Photo: European External Action Service, 2016. Source: Flickr.
Of: Markus Hietanen
Vaccine and investment were among the items on the agenda when 40 African leaders met EU leaders in Brussels last week. Extensive investments were promised, but no abolition of patent protection for covid vaccine.
February 22, 2022, Notis