Working with the African Union
EU welcomes the election of the first woman ever elected at the head of the African Union Commission
European Union welcomed the election of first female leader of the African Union elected during the 19th Ordinary Session of the AU Summit. During the Summit the European Union was represented by Mr. Nick Westcott, Managing Director for Africa in the European External Action Service (EEAS) and Ms. Francesca Mosca European Commission Director for Cooperation for Sub Saharan Africa & ACP
College-to-College: the European Commission promotes democracy and growth with its African Union partners
The African Union (AU) Commission and the European Commission met in Brussels for their 5th annual College-to-College session on May 31st and June 1st. They moved forward on a joint agenda of the Africa-EU Strategic Partnership and focused their discussion on two pressing issues of present concern: democracy and growth.