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Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD)
Cooperation with the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) is based on documents concerning regional strategy and National Indicative Programmes (NIPs) for East Africa, Southern Africa and the Indian Ocean. At present, this cooperation is implemented primarily through the 10th European Development Fund (EDF).
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.
The European Union and the African Union reaffirm their strong commitment to full implementation of the Paris agreement, and call on all partners to keep up the momentum created in 2015.
A strategic partnership between the EU and UN Women has been reconfirmed.
International Women's Day - Video Message by HRVP Federica Mogherini.
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