Young people represent 70% of the population of the African continent. Investing in youth is the key for the future of Africa, but of Europe too. We believe that Africa and Europe have common challenges to face together and these are for many decades to come. Think about the unprecedented demographic boom or climate change. This is why we need to build a real partnership #withAfrica as equal partners. The EU cannot look the other way any longer!

As the Africa Union-European Union Summit opens in Ivory Coast, check out the message of our President Gianni Pittella after his meetings with several Africa leaders and partners, and read more here:

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