EU-Africa Summit: A Blueprint for Action?

10-04-2014

The fourth EU-Africa summit delivered a clear message on participants’ willingness to advance a businessoriented partnership. The meeting produced three documents: - a political declaration, - a roadmap for 2014-2017, and - a declaration and action plan on migration and mobility. The political declaration recognises the interdependency of both continents and their common interest in 'people, prosperity and peace '. The roadmap is politically oriented and focusses on five priority areas: i. peace and security, ii. democracy, good governance and human rights, iii. human development, iv. sustainable and inclusive development and growth and continental integration, and v. global and emerging issues.

The fourth EU-Africa summit delivered a clear message on participants’ willingness to advance a businessoriented partnership. The meeting produced three documents: - a political declaration, - a roadmap for 2014-2017, and - a declaration and action plan on migration and mobility. The political declaration recognises the interdependency of both continents and their common interest in 'people, prosperity and peace '. The roadmap is politically oriented and focusses on five priority areas: i. peace and security, ii. democracy, good governance and human rights, iii. human development, iv. sustainable and inclusive development and growth and continental integration, and v. global and emerging issues.