Southern African Development Community (SADC)
The Delegation of the European Union in Botswana is also responsible for managing official relations between the European Union (EU) and the Southern African Development Community (SADC).
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.
Josep Borrell takes office as the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission (HR/VP).
European Union External Action