ECDPM is an independent foundation, legally constituted in the Netherlands, and began operations in 1986. Its focus is to help build an effective partnership between the European Union and Africa, the Caribbean and Pacific (ACP), particularly related to development cooperation. ECDPM engages in facilitating policy dialogue, creating understanding of processes and institutions and building capacity. ... [according to site editors information]
Das Projekt hatte das Ziel, die deutsche EU-Ratspräsidentschaft in der ersten Jahreshälfte 2007 kritisch und konstruktiv zu begleiten. VENRO forderte die Bundesregierung u.a. dazu auf, für eine armutsorientierte europäische Entwicklungspolitik einzutreten.
Es entstanden im Rahmen des Projekts eine Reihe von Publikationen und ein "Manifest", die als pdf-Dateien heruntergeladen werden können. ... [Redaktion ilissAfrica]
ST-EAP is a platform for the advancement of EU-sub-Saharan-Africa scientific and technological (S&T) co-operation. The geographical focus is sub-Saharan Africa. ST-EAP aims to heighten awareness of European funding mechanisms and S&T co-operative instruments that support the creation of African/European consortia. In particular, ST-EAP seeks to create an increased awareness of the role of the European Union's Framework Programmes (FPs). ... [according to site editor's information]
ESASTAP is a dedicated platform for the advancement of European - South African scientific and technological (S&T) cooperation. Through enhanced networking and partnering, scientists and institutions from the European Union and South Africa can jointly explore new and emerging scientific and technological areas, anticipate future science and technology needs, and cooperatively seek to resolve major global issues. ... [according to site editor's information]
The EuroAfriCa-ICT project aims at promoting and supporting the development of strategic cooperation on ICT research between Europe and sub-Saharan Africa and between Europe and the Caribbean. It organises "coopertion summits", "awareness workshops", "concertation meetings" and supports the development of strategic partnerships and flagship cooperation projects based in particular on the implementation and development of a EuroAfriCa-ICT database. The project consists of a consortium of 9 partners in Europe, sub-Saharan Africa and the Caribbean. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
This website supports the policy dialogue on S&T for agricultural and rural development in African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries. It enables the ACP scientific community - primarily agricultural research and development scientists and technologists, policy makers, farmers and other stakeholders and actors - to share and review results of national and regional efforts and collaborate to harness science and technology for the development of agriculture in their countries. ... [according to site editor's information]
CAAST-Net Plus is a network of more than 20 partner organisations from all over Europe and sub-Saharan Africa, working together to support bi-regional cooperation in research and innovation. Building on the activities and outputs of the CAAST-Net project (2008-2012), CAAST-Net Plus aims to: Encourage more and better bi-regional STI cooperation for enhanced outcomes around topics of mutual interest, and particularly in relation to the global societal challenges of climate change, food security and health. Foster discussion among stakeholders for gathering informed opinion and experience about the bi-regional cooperation process, formulating and disseminating it in such a way as to be admissible to the formal bi-regional STI policy dialogue process and to programme owners. ... [according to site editor's information]
The registered German association KOSA is a nation-wide affiliation of organizations, groups and individuals involved in development policy, working locally but also across the country on Southern Africa. Since the end of August 2001, KOSA has also been the successor to the association "Afrika-Süd Aktionsbündnis" (AAB) [Alliance for action on Southern Africa], the former Anti-Apartheid movement in Germany.
Over the last years, KOSA has focused on the economic relations between the region of Southern Africa and the European Union. For two years now, KOSA has been actively involved in the "International Apartheid Debt and Reparations Campaign in Southern Africa" as well as topics like "water and privatisation" and HIV/AIDS are given priority.
The present focus is on the planned "Economic Partnership Agreements" between the EU and ACP-Countries with special attention on implications on Southern Africa. ... [according to site editor's information]
At the EU-Africa Lisbon Summit in 2007 a joint Africa-EU strategy was adopted. The strategy aims to develop a political vision and practical approaches for the future partnership between the EU and Africa, based on mutual respect, common interests and the principle of ownership. The website offers news and resources the dialogue and cooperation EU-Africa....