EU-Africa Summit in Brussels

The 4th EU-Africa Summit took place in Brussels on 2-3 April 2014. It brought together more than 60 African and EU leaders and a total of 90 delegations to discuss EU-Africa relations.

Discussions at the summit focused on the theme "Investing in People, Prosperity and Peace", with a working session devoted to each of the 3 areas.

During the summit, The EU also underlined its commitment to support African countries in the preparation of climate-resilient and low-emission development strategies. Leaders on both sides highlighted the importance of ensuring prudent and transparent management of respective natural resources. The summit declaration also underlines the importance of access to sustainable and affordable energy.

Previous summits took place in Cairo (2000), Lisbon (2007) and Tripoli (2010).