Eurafrica revisited: towards a new agenda between Europe and Africa

Datum: 13 mei 2019

Tijd: 15:00u




Can Africa and Europe look together for an alternative of the actual state of things, and for a common way forward? Can the Eurafrican ambition, revisited in the 21st century, be an answer for the ambitions and flaws of both the European and African continents? How can an updated Eurafrican project overcome 20th century resentments and prejudices? What needs to be done on the level of trade, economic and development cooperation, political and security cooperation, migration, energetic and ecological politics, cultural and educational cooperation?

A distinguished panel of high level experts will address these questions and more in a debate where they will share their out of the box thinking and engage with the audience on the current state and the future of EU-Africa relations.

Welcome by Hilde Kieboom, Vice-President of Sant’Egidio
Introductory remarks by Geert Laporte, Deputy Director, ECDPM

Ammo Aziza Baroud, Ambassador of Chad to the EU
Patrick Develtere, Principal Advisor on European Social Policy, European Political Strategy Centre, European Commission
Mario Giro, Former vice-minister of Foreign Affairs, Italy
Jonathan Holslag, Professor International Politics at Free University Brussels (VUB)
Michael Kwizera, Director of Strategy, BarefootLaw Uganda

Jan De Volder, Historian, Catholic University of Louvain (KU Leuven)

Monday 13th of May from 15h to 17h
followed by drinks

Fondation Universitaire, Salle Felicien Cattier,
Rue Egmont 11, 1000 Brussels

For further information on the event, please contact:
Dimitri De Gruben, Sant’Egidio, or 02 512 45 46
Carlotta Maria Paschetto, or 02 237 43 10