The European Business Council for Africa

The Week of 21 – 28 September 2018

Statement: Venezuela
Commentary: Iran, U.S./Yemen, Syria
Newly Translated: Syria, Korean Peninsula
Speech: Syria
Interviews: International Day of Peace, UN General Assembly
Events: In Pursuit of Peace Award Dinner, Europe and its Neighbourhood
In The News: U.S./Iran, Bolivia, UN, Cameroon, Myanmar, Israel/Palestine, Somalia, Yemen
Careers: New York, Syria, DR Congo/Burundi

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The Week of 14 – 21 September 2018

Reports: East Africa
Statements: Syria, Cameroon
Media Release: Crisis Group Welcomes Three New Trustees to its Board
Commentary: Yemen, Korean Peninsula, U.S., Venezuela, Israel/Palestine 
Interviews: Venezuela, U.S., Afghanistan, Israel/Palestine, Libya 
Video: A Conversation with Frank Giustra 
Upcoming Events: In Pursuit of Peace, Europe and its Neighbourhood 
Quotes: Syria, Afghanistan, Zimbabwe
Careers: Europe & Central Asia, New York, Syria, DR Congo/Burundi

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The Week of 7 – 14 September 2018

Report: U.S. 
Commentary: Syria/Russia
Media Release: New Partnership with UK's Smart Peace Initiative
Interviews: Russia/China, Syria, Venezuela, Korean peninsula
Video: A Conversation with Ayo Obe
Upcoming Events: In Pursuit of Peace, Europe and its Neighbourhood 
In The News: Israel/Palestine, Afghanistan, Russia, Syria, 
Careers: Europe & Central Asia, New York, Syria, DR Congo/Burundi

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The Week of 31 August – 7 September 2018

CrisisWatch: August/September Edition, The President's Take 
Report: Syria 
Briefing: Syria 
Commentary: Yemen, Afghanistan, South Africa
Newly Translated: Myanmar
Interviews: Yemen, Libya 
Video: A Conversation with Alexander Soros 
Upcoming Event: In Pursuit of Peace 
In The News: Turkey, Yemen, Libya, Afghanistan, Mali, Israel/Palestine, Nigeria
Careers: Europe and Central Asia, New York, Syria, London

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The Weeks of 17 – 31 August 2018

Report: Burundi
Briefings: Myanmar, Pakistan 
Newly Translated: Afghanistan, Tunisia, Libya
Commentary: Zimbabwe, Global, Cameroon, Turkey/Syria
In Memoriam: Kofi Annan
Videos: Mark Malloch-Brown, Wadah Khanfar
Interviews: Syria, Afghanistan, Venezuela, Kenya/U.S., Africa
Upcoming Event: In Pursuit of Peace: 2018 Award Dinner 
In the News: Turkey/Russia, Afghanistan, Venezuela, Iran, Zimbabwe
Careers: Brussels, London/New York/Washington DC

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The Weeks of 3 – 17 August 2018

Reports: Cameroon, Libya
Commentary: DR Congo, Turkey
Our Journeys: Cameroon
Video: Dev Sanyal
Upcoming Event: In Pursuit of Peace: 2018 Award Dinner
In The News: Syria, Georgia, Korean Peninsula, Zimbabwe, Saudi Arabia, DR Congo, Iran, Kenya/Tanzania, Somalia, Venezuela/Colombia
Careers: New York, Brussels

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The Week of 27 July – 3 August 2018

 

CrisisWatch: July/August 2018 Edition, The President’s Take
Report: Iraq
Briefings: Tunisia, Iraq
Our Journeys: Pakistan
Commentary: Syria, Iran/China, Israel/Palestine, Russia/U.S., Iran
Interviews: Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Mali, Israel/Iran
Videos: Colombia, Jonas Gahr Støre
Upcoming Event: In Pursuit of Peace: 2018 Award Dinner
In the News: Zimbabwe, Qatar, Afghanistan, Iran, Somaliland/Puntland, Israel/Palestine, Armenia, Syria
Careers: Brussels, New York, North America

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On 30 July 2018, the Council extended the mandate of the EU military training mission in the Central African Republic (EUTM RCA) by two years, i.e. until 19 September 2020. The Council also modified the mandate of the mission to enable it to give strategic advice not only to the Ministry of Defence, military staff and the armed forces, but also to the President's cabinet, and to allow it to provide advice on civil-military cooperation, including to the Ministry of the Interior and the gendarmerie.

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