Africa-EU Strategic Partnership

Africa-EU Strategic Partnership


The African Union and the European Union work in partnership on a range of important issues referred in the 2nd Action Plan (JAES) adopted at the 3rd Africa EU Summit, on 29-30 November 2010, in Tripoli, Libya.

The four main objectives of the JAES are:

1. improving the Africa-EU political partnership

2. promoting:

- peace, security, democratic governance and human rights

- basic freedoms, gender equality

- sustainable economic development, including industrialisation

- regional and continental integration

- ensuring that all the Millennium Development Goals are met in all African countries by 2015

3. effective multilateralism

4. a people-centred partnership.