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Eurafrica revisited: towards a new agenda between Europe and Africa in the 21st century

Aid and Development
Date: Monday, 13 May 2019 14:30 - 18:00

Venue: Fondation Universitaire, Salle Felicien Cattier

Can Africa and Europe look together for an alternative of the actual state of things, and for a common way forward? Can the Eurafrican ambition, revisited in the 21st century, be an answer for the ambitions and flaws of both the European and African continents? How can an updated Eurafrican project overcome 20th century resentments and prejudices? What needs to be done on the level of trade, economic and development cooperation, political and security cooperation, migration, energetic and ecological politics, cultural and educational cooperation?

A distinguished panel of high level experts will address these questions and more in a debate where they will share their out of the box thinking and engage with the audience on the current state and the future of EU-Africa relations

Welcome by Hilde Kieboom, Vice President of the community of Sant’Egidio
Introduction by Geert Laporte, Deputy Director, ECDPM

Organizers: Sant’Egidio, in partnership with ECDPM

Michael Kwizera, Director of Strategy of BarefootLaw, Uganda

H.E. Ammo Aziza Baroud, Ambassador of Chad to the EU
Mario Giro, Former vice-minister of Foreign Affairs, Italy
Patrick Develtere, Principal Adviser on European Social Policy, EPSC
Jonathan Holslag, Professor International Politics at Free University Brussels (VUB)

Jan De Volder, Professor, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KUL)

All publically available information HERE




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All Dates

  • Monday, 13 May 2019 14:30 - 18:00

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