May 6, 2020
Key Element for a Partnership
A real EU-Africa Partnership requires a game changer During final meeting on 12-13 June 2019 in Brussels, the tripartite, independent High Level Group on Innovation in […]
May 6, 2020
Designing the Partnership with Africa
The cooperation between AECIT and the High Level Group on Africa-Europe Partnership, a new spin-off of one on Trade Policy, brought together experts both from Africa […]
May 6, 2020
A new framework for investment and trade through a Partnership with Africa
The event on 6 May 2019 took place against the backdrop of on-going negotiations on the ACP-Cotonou Agreement and the future AfCTA. The meeting highlighted that […]
May 6, 2020
Twenty years of trying (and failing) to reset relations
In the past twenty years repeated initiatives to reset Africa-Europe relations have failed and leaders from both continents have not been able to overcome challenges in […]
May 6, 2020
The African Continental Free Trade Agreement- an update and reflections on a future EU-Africa Partnership
This note provides an update on the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) and reflects on the interest it has sparked on the European Union (EU) […]
May 8, 2020
Global Value Chains and SMEs in the digital economy: what role in the EU-Africa relation?
The EU is by far the largest partner of the African continent both in terms of trade in goods and Foreign Direct Investments (FDI). But in […]
August 5, 2020
Developing Innovation Ecosystems in Africa – A new Approach to Economic Growth, Sustainability and Social Inclusion
In the last decades modern science has significantly accelerated the speed of technological change. Science and technology nowadays determine more than ever the competitiveness of countries […]
August 28, 2020

Facilitating the AfCTA through better governance

A grand historic collaborative project like Agenda 2063, and specifically the AfCTA  cannot be achieved successfully and timely without discussion how one can achieve the objectives […]
January 11, 2021

Building bridges: Imperatives for successful implementation of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA)

A truly effective trade partnership between Africa and the rest of the world requires certain pre-conditions, one of which is a functional African intra-continental trade framework, […]