2017 is a defining year for the partnership between Europe and Africa. In a rapidly changing global landscape, Africa is experiencing profound economic, political and societal changes, and its importance to the internal and external dimensions of Europe's security and prosperity is becoming ever more obvious. Europe and Africa have much to gain from increased political and economic ties, but also a lot to lose if they fail to act.
A declaração de hoje de uma "trégua sem prazos" entre o Governo e a Renamo é um desenvolvimento muito bem-vindo. Demonstra a crescente confiança entre as partes e contribui para a criação de um ambiente propício para a continuação das negociações de paz com vista a encontrar uma solução política sustentável. A União Europeia, membro do Grupo de Contacto, continua pronta a apoiar o processo.
Today's declaration of an indefinite truce between the Government and Renamo is a very welcome development. It shows the growing trust between the parties and helps to provide for a conducive environment for pursuing the peace talks towards a sustainable political solution. The European Union, a member of the Contact Group, continues to stand ready to assist the process.
A dedicated workshop on policies in the film industry takes place on 4 and 5 May 2017, providing a forum for Indonesian and EU film representatives to exchange views on how policies should be implemented especially in the fields that can promote growth in the film industry.