Europe and Africa should make joint efforts to invest in projects that would support digital sovereignty on both continents, including joint industrial projects – in the area of ethical AI and open-source technologies for instance. This would respond to some of the gaps in terms of local digital industries on both continents as well as to local needs, and would demonstrate that the EU-AU digital partnership is not simply about trying to export European technologies or about aid, but about reinforcing a free and open internet.
Tancrède Voituriez, Julie Vaillé , Hélène Vanvolsem, Jean Bossuyt identify two areas of
strategic compromise for the development of a new partnership.
Clare Castillejo and Mikaela Gavas (ODI), Mariella Di Ciommo (ECDPM),Meritxell Sayós Monràs (ECDPM), and Niels Keijzer (DIE) present a series of recommendations for a well-resourced and redesigned Heading 4, with a focus on development.
Bernardo Venturi, IAI, writes about the main false myths about migration that can be considered as a common ground for future meetings and partnerships.
Julian Bergmann and Mark Furness , DIE reflect on a possible model for the EPF that provides a secure basis for international cooperation.
This blog is a reflection by Giulia Maci on the seminar conversation and the challenge of youth participation in decision-making.
The EU was a driving force in the run-up to the 2030 Agenda, but is still reflecting on how to
James Mackie, ECDPM, discusses the EC Communication on the MFF, in view of the upcoming Informal Summit on 23 February 2018
In its Communication on “A new, modern Multiannual Financial Framework for a European Union that delivers efficiently on its priorities
T. Altenburg, S. Bilal, G. Maci and D.W. te Velde unpack the challenge of employment in Africa, and suggest priority actions forward for the AU-EU partnership.
Negotiations for the future of ACP-EU relations are due to start later this year. Policymakers will have to make important