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Exclusive. Op-Ed: We can help the people of CAR unleash their immense untapped potential

Brussels – On 17 November, the International conference for the Central African Republic will take place in Brussels, organised jointly by the European Union and the Central African Government. Afronline.org, in partnership with African media partners, publishes a joint op-ed by Faustin-Archange Touadéra (President of the Central African Republic), Federica Mogherini (High Representative of the European Union for Foreign and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission), Jan Eliasson (Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations) and Makhtar Diop (Vice-President of the World Bank).

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Interview with Federica Mogherini: No conditionality, but partnership on Migration with Africa

Brussels – The High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, has granted an exclusive interview to Afronline.org and partner African media outlets. After her recent visit to the Sahel, she explains how, in her view, terrorism, security, migration, investment and sustainable development are interconnected in the region. She talks about the latest initiatives to help the sub-region combat all forms of religious hatred and address migration and development challenges, under the Sahel G5-EU cooperation partnership, and offers an in-depth analysis of the situation in Mauritania, Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Niger and neighbouring countries.

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European Development Days celebrates its 10th anniversary in new era of SDGs and migration crisis

This week the European Development Days (EDD) will celebrate its 10th anniversary. From 15 to 16 June, around 6 000 participants from over 150 countries, representing 1 200 civil society organisations and international organisations from the fields of development cooperation, human rights and humanitarian aid, will gather in Brussels to generate new ideas, take action and shape the future with world leaders and hundreds of speakers.

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Exclusive. Federica Mogherini (EU foreign policy chief): “We need to build opportunities, not walls, with Africa”

Brussels – On the eve of the EU-Africa Summit on Migration that is taking place today and tomorrow in Valletta (Malta), the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security has released to Afronline, Vita International and African independent media partners an exclusive interview in which she stated the need “for Europe and Africa to jointly address common challenges such as migration and security by renewing our partnership.” Even if the tensions have been running high during the negotiations phase between EU and African partners, Mogherini is convinced that the Summit of Valletta is an historic chance for both parties to “build opportunities, not walls with Africa”.

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Cameroon Promotes its Banana Industry in Brussels

With 2015 marking the first ever European Year for Development (#EYD2015), it is positive to see that a Cameroon delegation yesterday concluded a successful two-days visit in Brussels, highlighting to European leaders the importance of the revitalisation of the banana industry in the “project of economic and social development in the Mbanga region” and the need for EU support in said project.

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Alexandre Polack (EU Commission’s Spokesperson): “The EU Election Mission Will Only Return to Burundi if the Situation Improves”

“Ever since the Arusha Agreements, the EU has always supported the strengthening of democracy in Burundi. It was thus natural to support the electoral process and to allow the Election Observation Mission to take place. But for these elections to work, the minimum requirements must be met. The analysis of the Mission, already in place, shows that the requirements that would allow for the elections to be held in a calm and peaceful manner are not being met”.

Such is the belief of Alexandre Polack, the Spokesperson for the EU Commission, as expressed to Infos Grands Lacs.

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