Today, the European Union takes over the chairmanship of the Kimberley Process, aimed to ensure sustainable and conflict-free trade in diamonds. Under the leadership of High Representative Vice President Federica Mogherini, the EU will head this international initiative to stem the trade in conflict
The fifth African Union- European Union (AU-EU) summit will take place on 29-30 November 2017 in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire. 2017 is a defining year for EU-Africa relations, as it has been ten years since the adoption of the joint Africa-EU Strategy.
Business leaders, investors, innovative start-ups and young and women entrepreneurs from Africa and Europe are meeting at the 6th EU-Africa Business Forum taking place in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire on 27 November 2017, under the overarching theme of "Investing in Job Creation for Youth".