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On November 29-30, African and European Heads of State will meet in Abidjan for the 5th AU-EU Summit to discuss the priorities for the partnership between the two continents for the years to come. The overarching theme will be “Investing in Youth” and ensuring an active and meaningful inclusion of young people in the run-up and at the Summit is a given.
The European Union and 79 African, Caribbean and Pacific developing countries, who together make up more than half of the signatories to the Paris Agreement on climate change, today reaffirmed their strong and steadfast commitment to full implementation of the agreement, urging all partners to keep up the momentum created in 2015.
The European Union signed today EUR1.2 million contract with the African Union Commission on enhancing the work of the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child. The Contract is part of the wider EUR 10 million European Union support aimed at strengthening the African Human Rights System under the EU Pan-African Programme.