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Get to know Africa, its people, their concerns, their struggles and their successes.

Trade

AEFJN advocates for sustainable economic growth in Africa which reduce inequalities

Corporate Justice

AEFJN believes that the exploitation of Natural Resources in Africa should benefit local population

Food Sovereignty

AEFJN focusses on Access to resources and land for African family farmers

Health

AEFJN promotes access to quality medicines at affordable prices for all in Africa

Spirituality

Christian reflections on Justice, Peace, Integrity of Creation.

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KOUDIADIENE CONTINUES WAITING

The population of Koudiadiène and its nearby communities in the Senegalese region of Thiès coexists with the adjacent phosphate mine, a legacy of French colonial times for more than 70 years. The various 0financial operations and shareholding changes of the mines...

Guiding Principles are not enought

In the first steps taken towards a binding treaty on business and human rights, EU member states and the EU Commission have not been making much of an effort. On the contrary, the lack of a defined EU position and the obstacles set out by European national delegations...

AEFJN Christmas Greeting 2017

“And she gave birth to her firstborn, a son. She wrapped him in cloths and placed him in a manger, because there was no guest room available for them.” (Luke 2:7) Wishing you a blessed Christmas and joyous New Year from the staff of Africa Europa Faith & Justice...

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African Tropical Forests, Europe and Food Security

Millions of hectares of tropical forest disappear every year and many other rainforest areas are degraded through human activity. Agriculture and the timber trade are responsible for much of this environmental loss. And the EU is one of the biggest importers from...

EU Development Policy. Incoherence on Principle?

 There was a significant place for Africa in the recently held European Development Days[1]. Several African presidents participated in the inaugural session and the continent was visibly present in many of the workshops and speeches. This time the special focus was...

Bukanga Lonzo: Land Grabs and the International Community

The Democratic Republic of the Congo has inaugurated the first of a series of agro-industrial parks designed to boost the country's development and showcase the enormous potential of arable land at its disposal. The agro-industrial park of Bukanga Lonzo covers 75,000...

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FIRST EDITION OF ESSENTIAL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS – W.H.O. APRIL 2018

The model list of essential medicines was created by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in 1977 to offer governments a reference resource to help in the choice of medicines and the establishment of national essential medicine lists. Essential medicines are those that...

Health Threatened by Trade Deals

Trade agreements have potentially very damaging impacts on health. They multiply precarious jobs, weaken working conditions and open up the health sector more widely to the market. Here is the analysis of the working group of Be-cause Health and the Health and...

HARMONIZATION INITIATIVE FOR MEDICINE REGULATION IN AFRICA (AMRH)

The AMRH was launched in 2009 with the aim of helping African countries to set up an effective system for the registration of medicines, thanks to regional harmonisation and capacity building. Likewise, the AMRH tried to improve the fragmented regulating system for...

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CREATION TIME Second Week September 2018

Giving the Poor the Gift of Hope Biblical and liturgical texts From September 1 to the feast of St. Francis of Assisi, the Christians give thanks for the gift of creation and reflect on how they can protect it and transmit it to future generations. For Pope Francis,...

CREATION TIME First Week September 2018

Transmitting the Gift of Creation Biblical and Liturgical Texts The celebration of creation time has its origin in the Orthodox tradition. It was taken up by the World Council of Churches and recommended to the Catholic Church by Pope Francis. From September 1st until...

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CREATION TIME Second Week September 2018

Giving the Poor the Gift of Hope Biblical and liturgical texts From September 1 to the feast of St. Francis of Assisi, the Christians give thanks for the gift of creation and reflect on how they can protect it and transmit it to future generations. For Pope Francis,...

CREATION TIME First Week September 2018

Transmitting the Gift of Creation Biblical and Liturgical Texts The celebration of creation time has its origin in the Orthodox tradition. It was taken up by the World Council of Churches and recommended to the Catholic Church by Pope Francis. From September 1st until...