Following Europafrica’s interview with representatives from the African Union and the European Commission. Europafrica posed questions about the JAES after the Summit to a representative of the Belgian Presidency: Renier Nijskens, Director of the Africa Desk at Federal Belgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The Belgian Presidency has been involved with the JAES in cooperation with other European institutions. Read Mr. Nijskens’ written reply to our questions in French and their English translation here.
Following Europafrica’s interview with the then African Union’s Representative to the EU, H.E. Mahamat Saleh Annadif, Europafrica posed the same questions regarding the Joint Africa-EU Strategy to Mr. Philippe Darmuzey, Head of the Unit “Panafrican Issues & Institutions, Governance & Migration” at the European Commission. Read Mr. Darmuzey’s written reply to them in French and its English translation here.
This interview conducted by Europafrica with the Ambassador of the African Union to EU, H.E. Mahamat Saleh Annadif, focuses on the performance of the Joint Africa-EU Strategy (JAES) so far, its main added value in comparison to other partnerships, but also the principles challenges of the upcoming EU-Africa Summit for the JAES and the next Action Plan. Read the interview in English and French versions.
The ECDPM discussion paper 94 What next for the Joint Africa-EU Strategy? Perspectives on revitalising an innovative framework A Scoping Paper