Implementing the EU Africa Partnership
Dr João Cravinho, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and Development Cooperation, Portugal
Maxwell Mkwezalamba, AU Commissioner for Economic Affairs, Addis Ababa
El Ghassim Wane, Head Conflict Management Division, African Union, Addis Ababa
José Briosa e Gala, European Commission President's Personal Representative and Special Advisor for Africa, Brussels
Held as part of the Europe Africa Research Network.
To much fanfare and controversy, the EU-Africa Summit was held in Lisbon last year on 8 December, seeking to cement ties between the two continents, and launch a joint strategy and action plan for future engagement.
This meeting will highlight progress so far and allow some of the key officials involved to be questioned on its implementation.