The EU’s new diplomats for Africa: Who are they and what policy context do they face?

April 4, 2011

ECDPM Europe now has a new diplomatic institution, the European External Action Service (EEAS). But who are the recently appointed senior officials that will deal with Africa within the service? And what challenges will they face in EU policy towards Africa? Read the rest of this entry »


Europafrica Interview with Philippe Darmuzey, Head of the Unit “Panafrican Issues & Institutions, Governance & Migration” at the EU Commission

July 29, 2010

Following Europafrica’s interview with the then African Union’s Representative to the EU, H.E. Mahamat Saleh Annadif, available in Issue 33 of the bulletin, 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. Mr. Darmuzey’s written reply to them in French and its English translation is just a click away. Read the rest of this entry »