Africa Aware: The future of Africa-EU relations

Ahead of a major AU-EU summit, how can the relationship between Africa and Europe function more effectively?

Published 14 February 2022 39 minute listen

This episode of Africa Aware examines the status of Africa-EU relations in the lead-up to the sixth African Union-European Union summit on 17-18 February 2022.

Yusuf is joined by Faten Aggad to investigate the prospects for enhanced collaboration on several key issues for African states, from vaccine production to trade agreements and climate change. Then Geert Laporte analyses the priorities of the EU and its member states: including security challenges, the EU’s new Global Gateway initiative, migration, and cooperation in the global multilateral system.