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High-level conference "Towards a renewed partnership with Africa"

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On 22 November, the European Parliament organised a conference on partnership with Africa. The aim of the high-level conference was to continue to raise the visibility and Importance of this partnership, to open a debate on the need to maximise existing instruments and resources in view of discussing the post-2020 EU budget. It also took place one week before the fifth African Union-European Union summit.

This year, the focus of the summit was on investing in youth, a key priority for both Europe and Africa. Other priorities of the partnership that will be tackled include peace and security, governance Including democracy, human rights, migration and mobility, investment and trade, environmental preservation and climate change, skills development and job creation.

The conference was organised in conjunction and with the participation of key parliamentary committees and Members of the European Parliament - in particular with rapporteurs on critical files and stakeholders.


EPIP Conference: Improving Innovation Systems

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