Throughout 2022, the Africa – EU Energy Partnership (AEEP) brought the most important news on bilateral energy collaboration for achieving SDG7 in Africa.
The AEEP’s work focuses on three action areas: fostering political dialogue, showcasing joint action, and knowledge facilitation. Here are our top news pieces of 2022.
On 8 November, at 11:00-12:00 (GMT+2) the Africa-EU Energy Partnership’s (AEEP) Head of Secretariat, Johan van den Berg, will participate in the event “Rolling-out the AEGEI: accelerating its implementation” at the COP27’s EU Pavilion.
On 15 November the Africa-EU Energy Partnership (AEEP) and IEA will host the event “Ensuring Africa´s rich, critical minerals endowment crucial to global energy transition is leveraged to promote SDG7 on the continent" at the at the Africa Pavilion of COP27.
On 2-6 February the 35th Ordinary session of the Assembly of African Union (AU) Heads of State and Government convened in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. During the Summit the continent’s priorities for the year ahead were discussed and the rotating leadership of the Union was handed over from H.E. President Antoine Tshisekedi of the Democratic Republic of Congo to President Macky Sall of Senegal.
In an opinion piece for Euractiv, Johan van den Berg, Head of Secretariat at the Africa-EU Energy Partnership (AEEP) explores how the launch of AfSEM reflects the well-established energy partnership between Africa and Europe.