EU - African Union Summit as Driver for Strengthened Economic Partnership between African Countries and Austria

More+Events ♦ Published: February 15, 2022; 22:58 ♦ (Vindobona)

Austria plans to use the upcoming European Union - African Union Summit as a means to strengthen the economic partnership between African countries and Austria. Read more about Austria's plans for strengthening cooperation with Africa.

Austrian Economics Minister Margarete Schramböck: "Africa is a continent with a lot of economic potential and opportunities. Deeper cooperation between the European Union and Africa is long overdue." / Picture: © Wikimedia Commons / Martin23230 / CC BY-SA 3.0 (

An informal meeting of the European Union Trade Council recently took place in Marseille, France.

The focus of the consultations was the realignment and deepening of trade and investment relations between the EU and Africa.

The meeting also served to prepare for the European Union-African Union Summit to be held in Brussels on February 17-18, 2022.…