Input sessions Africa Strategy
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is currently working on an Africa strategy. A publication is expected in the third or fourth quarter of this year. Partos, together with members and other relevant stakeholders, will organise several thematic input sessions in June 2022. These sessions aim to arrive at recommendations for the Africa Strategy. For each session, a panel of experts (NGOs, African representatives, academics) will be assembled to discuss the topic at hand and try to come up with recommendations, led by a moderator. The discussion will be streamed and participants will also be able to provide input.
The start of this trajectory took place on Africa day on the 28th of May. In the five following weeks, Partos will organise two thematic sessions per week with its members and relevant stakeholders. During each session, recommendations will be formulated, bundled and published before the summer to be presented to the Minister of Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, Liesje Schreinemacher.
For every session, a panel of experts will be compiled (NGOs, African representatives, academics) to discuss the thematics of the session and to formulate recommendations led by a moderator. Participants can offer their input and follow the conversation online.
Three sessions have already taken place in the past two weeks, on civic space, climate justice and food security. Based on input from speakers from various African countries, relevant recommendations have been made.
A group organises every thematic session. For the overview of the sessions, please see below.
Partos is in charge of the technical facilitation of these sessions. If you’re interested in joining the sessions, please click below to be put through to the agenda items and register forms.
|Thursday 2nd of June||Civic Space|
|Tuesday 7th of June||Climate Justice|
|Thursday 9th of June||Food Security|
|Tuesday 14th of June (to be confirmed)||Trade|
|Thursday 16th of June||Gender Equality|
|Tuesday 21st of June||Health Systems|
|Thursday 23th of June||Youth Employment and Private Sector Development|
|Monday 27th of June||Peace and Security|
|Tuesday 28th of June||Due Diligence and Fair Work|
|Tuesday 28th of June (to be confirmed)||Digitalisation|