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From Threat to Opportunity At a time of exponential growth across Africa, the United States stands to significantly benefit from growing trade and lasting alliances on the continent if it positions itself strategically today. By John Norris and Carolyn Kenney Foreign Policy and Security

Introduction and summary

The continent of Africa is enormously diverse. Africa includes 54 countries and more than 1.2 billion people.1 According to U.N. estimates, Africa may hold up to a third of the world’s entire population by 2100.2

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Africa-UK moving forward together


rade relations are changing globally. As regional groupings are disrupted and reformed, global value chains contract, protectionism creeps in and the digital economy strengthens, old hat trading portfolios look increasingly out-dated. Without a doubt, enthusiasm for multilateralism has waned …

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European Commission : Daily News 08 / 12 / 2017

EU and Japan finalise Economic Partnership Agreement

The EU and Japan reached this morning an agreement on the final details of the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA). The deal has now been endorsed by Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström and Japanese

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African Union-European Union Summit:

The fifth African Union-European Union (AU-EU) summit was held on 29–30 November 2017 in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire. The leaders of African and EU countries once again gathered to develop strategic decisions on the future of their cooperation. Interestingly, this is

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European Commission : CALENDRIER du 25 septembre au 01 octobre 2017

(Susceptible de modifications en cours de semaine)

Déplacements et visites

Lundi 25 septembre 2017

General Affairs Council (GAC), in Brussels

President Jean-Claude Juncker receives the members of the European Affairs Committee of the Dutch Senate.

President Jean-Claude Juncker receives Ms

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Africa in the 21st century: Legacy of imperialism and development prospects


This essay argues that Africa is undergoing changes in its economies in the 21st century, not only because of the role that China is playing but owing to intense competition from other Western countries and the Middle East. China’s …

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Speech: UK Foreign Policy After Brexit: Engaging Africa

Thank you to Chatham House and to Alex Vines for inviting me to speak today.

The first question I often receive when travelling is what is the consequence of Britain leaving the European Union? I see this as an opportunity. …

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