We want your blogs on Africa-Europe relations
We want to know what you think are the important topics on the lead up to the Africa-EU Summit 2014 in April.
This blog will provide a space for debates and discussions around all the key issues on the run up to the Summit.
We want as many voices as possible and that’s where you come in.Blog guidelines
The blogs need to be no more than 800 words.
They can cover any topic you like as long as it is relevant to Africa-Europe relations.
Some suggestions of key topics include:
Reflections on the Joint Africa-EU Strategy (JAES)
Review of the EU regional strategies in Africa
Review of the role of the European External Action Service (EEAS) in Brussels and in Africa
EU support to governance and democratic reforms in Africa with a particular focus on North Africa
Issues of conflict, security and resilience
Mobilising domestic resources and innovative sources of financing for African regional integration
Managing extractive sectors for development
How to boost intra-African trade through the strengthening of the role of the private sector?
The impact of the emerging economies on Africa-Europe relations
Promoting food security in Africa
If you also have videos, podcasts or other forms of multimedia – we are happy to include these as well.
To get involved send a brief email with your idea, the topics covered and relevant background information to firstname.lastname@example.org
Follow the debate on Twitter and use the hashtag: #AfricaEU2014
For background information, read ECDPM's The Road to the 2014 Summit: Challenges for Africa-Europe Relations in 2013 - at over half way through the year, have any of the predictions come true, and can you add your own perspective for 2014?