JM Lecture with Philomena Apiko, head of AU-EU relations at ECDPM
Tue, May 9, 2023, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM (your local time)
As the world is facing crisis after crisis; i.e Covid 19, wars, energy and food shortages, etc. Philomena Apiko’s lecture will focus on the relations between AU and EU. She will highlight the potential that lies in this partnership, its limitations, and the tensions that arose in light of continuous crises.
DG INTPA InfoPoint conference: Sustainable Agri-food systems and the Great Green Wall
25th of April, 12:30-14:00
InfoPoint and Webex
The Power and Potential of Nature-Based Solutions to improve livelihoods, food security, climate resilience and biodiversity outcomes.
The InfoPoint session explores the interplay between trees, farmers, and food, examining the crucial role of agroforestry in promoting food security and climate resilience in local communities. The discussion brings together leading voices in the sustainable agri-food systems space, including an Alternative Nobel Prize Winner, EU stakeholders, researchers, and experts.
DG INTPA InfoPoint Conference: "Global Gateway Strategic Corridors: a catalyst for regional connectivity and economic integration in Africa"
19th of April, 11:00-12:30
InfoPoint and Webex
The session was an opportunity to present the Strategic Corridors and to organise an open discussion on the ambition of Europe and Africa with the African Union Development Agency - New Partnership for Africa's Development (AUDA-NEPAD), and the Think Tank ECPDM, European Centre for Development Policy Management.
Global Europe: bridging investment and sustainable development
30th March, 14:30-17:30
Brussels - Online
As the EU rolls out its Global Gateway and related investment plans, it is important to consider how the EU’s target regions, recipients and partners perceive and engage with the strategy, as well as other global development and investment frameworks. Between 2021 and 2027, the EU aims to mobilise up to €300bn of investment in digitalisation, climate and energy, transport, health, education and research – €150bn of which will be allocated in Africa alone. Successful investment and cooperation would not only lead to effectively addressing global challenges, such as climate change, but also to meaningful progress towards the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Second Trade and Sustainable Development Public Stakeholders’ Forum under EU-Singapore Free Trade Agreement
23 March 2023, 09:00 CET - 23 March 2023, 11:30 CET
Singapore - Online
A hybrid meeting of the Trade and Sustainable Development (TSD) Public Stakeholders’ Forum established under the EU-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (EUSFTA).
Civil society representatives from employers, unions, labour and business organisations, environmental groups and other relevant civil society organisations are invited to an online meeting of the Trade and Sustainable Development (TSD) Public Stakeholders’ Forum established under the EU-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (EUSFTA).
Stakeholder meeting on the establishment of a Multilateral Investment Court
22 March 2023, 16:00 CET - 22 March 2023, 17:00 CET
The European Commission is holding a stakeholder meeting on the multilateral reform of investment dispute resolution, including the establishment of a multilateral investment court.
Climate Change, Mobility and Migration: How Should Governments Respond?
22 March 2023, 13:30-14:30
TownHall Europe, Sq. de Meeus 5, 1000 Brussels
Climate across the globe is changing faster than at any point in recent history. Variations in temperature, floods, fires, tornadoes and desertification are among the phenomena that increasingly affect people’s lives.
InfoPoint conference: Urbanisation and Conflicts in North and West Africa
21 March 2023, 15:00-16:30
In presence and online
The new 2023 SWAC/OECD report maps the rural-urban geography of conflict in North and West Africa since the late 1990 using a new interactive policy-making tool: the Spatial Conflict Dynamics indicator (SCDi).
InfoPoint conference: Advancing African Continental Integration in Higher education: building trust through better quality
20 March 2023, 15:00 CET - 20 March 2023, 16:30 CET
Africa's development highly relies on higher education and research systems that play a key role in knowledge-based economic growth strategies. The HAQAA initiative – Harmonisation, Accreditation and Quality Assurance in African Higher Education - was conceived in 2014 as an EU cooperation project with Africa based on the idea that “Higher education” has a particularly important role to play in enhancing citizenship and democratic values as well as providing a country with the skilled workers, managers and administrators that will foster sustainable development and encourage the trade and investment needed.
InfoPoint conference: Migration- Team Europe Initiatives in Africa
17 March 2023, 14:00 CET - 17 March 2023, 16:00 CETThe
Team Europe Initiatives on Migration in Africa, namely the Team Europe Initiative on the Atlantic/Western Mediterranean route (AWMed TEI) and the Team Europe Initiative on the Central Mediterranean route (Central Med TEI) are an integral part of the EU’s Comprehensive Migration Approach. They aim at strengthening coordination, coherence and complementarities of actions funded by the EU and by EU MS on migration and forced displacement along those migration routes. Their main objective is to ensure that migration between and within continents is safe, regular and orderly.