6th EU/African Union Commission meeting: statement by Karel De Gucht; meetings with the participation of Connie Hedegaard, Andris Piebalgs and Kristalina Georgieva; and closing ceremony
José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, and six Members of the College of the EC went to Addis Ababa to participate in the 6th EU/African Union Commission (AUC) meeting with Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Chairwoman of the AUC.
The two colleges addressed a wide agenda covering peace and security, education, health, agriculture, trade, climate change and science and technology. The topics for their meeting also included a discussion on the EU/Africa joint Strategy adopted at the Lisbon Summit in December 2007, and an exchange on the post-2015 development framework.
This video shows extracts of a statement given by Karel De Gucht, Member of the EC in charge of Trade, and extracts of the clusters meetings and closing ceremony. PHOTO SHOTLIST