New York, 27 February 2019 - Statement of the European Union and its Member States at the UN Security Council Open Debate "Silencing the Guns in Africa: cooperation between the United Nations and Regional Organizations, delivered by H.E. Mr. João Vale de Almeida, Head of the Delegation of the European Union to the United Nations.
A regional meeting co-financed by the European Union will be held, from 19-20 February 2019 in Addis Ababa Ethiopia, with the objective to gather best practices and evidence on how to extend social protection systems and fair employment policies in sub-Saharan Africa.
The High Representative/Vice President Federica Mogherini was in Addis on 9 and 10 February 2019 as part of a visit to the Horn of Africa, to express the EU's steadfast support to the government's progressive reform agenda in the political, economic and regional spheres.
The European Commission, the African Union Commission and the International Trade Centre (ITC) join forces to set up the African Union Trade Observatory, a key pillar of the African Continental Free Trade Area.
Dans le cadre du partenariat renforcé de l’UE avec l’Union africaine (UA), les ministres des affaires étrangères des pays de l’UE et de l’UA se sont réunis les 21 et 22 janvier à Bruxelles pour discuter de leur action commune sur des questions telles que la paix, la sécurité et la gouvernance, les échanges commerciaux, l’investissement et l’intégration économique continentale, ainsi que leur engagement en faveur du multilatéralisme.
As part of the EU's strengthened partnership with the African Union (AU), Ministers of Foreign Affairs from EU and AU countries met from 21-22 January in Brussels to discuss common action on issues such as peace, security and governance; trade and investment and continental economic integration as well as their commitment to multilateralism.