Joint Africa-EU Strategy faces key test in coming year

December 4, 2009

The most substantial goals of the Joint Africa-EU Strategy (JAES), adopted in December 2007, are enhanced political dialogue on peace and security issues and the realisation of a professional, African-led military infrastructure by June 2010.
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AU-EU MEDIA BRIEFING ON AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE

November 30, 2009

Journalists were invited to a media briefing on the African Standby Force on Monday 23 November at 9 am, at the African Union Headquarter in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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COUNCIL CONCLUSIONS ON ESDP: EU-AU Cooperation – Strengthening African Capabilities

November 24, 2009

The Council Conclusions on ESDP were adopted by the Council on 17 November 2009. The Council welcomed the progress in the “Peace and Security” partnership between the EU and Africa.
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Security and development in Africa: strengthening conflict prevention, resolution and management

July 21, 2008

The EU and the African Union are developing a security and development partnership, based on enhancing dialogue between warring factions, overseeing Africa’s peace and security architecture, and supporting African security operations, speakers told an EPC Policy Dialogue organised in cooperation with the Hanns-Seidel-Stiftung. This should also focus on providing security as countries emerge from conflicts in order for them to develop, and civil society should be encouraged to play a major role in this.
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