Dutch present fact sheet on importance of African-EU cooperation
The Netherlands has released a fact sheet on African-EU relations, stressing that Africa and the EU must cooperate regarding international security, with the EU taking responsibility to ensure this through civil and military missions. The fact sheet calls for an equal partnership between Africa and the EU, with cooperation based on both region's agendas. It also advocates for increased participation of women and youth in civil processes.
The European Commission has proposed the need for a renewed partnership between Africa and Europe, with a cooperation strategy for the coming years to be presented in November 2017.