The AEFJN Trade policy officer, Jose Luis Gutierrez Aranda had a workshop session on “The European Trade Policies and Conflict Minerals in Africa” with a group from the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Bavaria (Germany), Die Handy-Aktion who visited Brussels on 25th June, 2018. The participants were interested in politics, development and European policies. The session primarily focused on trade policies of the EU, especially Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) and the consequences that all these economic treaties will have for the population, especially in Africa.