Africa

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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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...

Ensemble pour un lait équitable

Ce vendredi 1er juin, on « fête » la Journée mondiale du lait partout dans le monde. Producteurs laitiers, transformateurs et industries saisissent l’opportunité pour attirer l’attention et mettre en lumière leurs activités en lien avec « l’or blanc ». Pour une grande...

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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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Laudato Si … Three years Later

 On June 18, 2015, Pope Francis released the epoch-making Laudato Si to the world.  The encyclical was not only timely but pointed out very ambitious directions to checkmate the impending global disaster arising from climate change. As we celebrate the third...

AEFJN ANNUAL ANTENNAE MEETING 2018

The 2018 annual antennae meeting of AEFJN has come and gone. It took place at the hospitable Heritage Centre of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur from May 11-13. The meeting was well attended notwithstanding the visa challenge of one of the prospective participants....

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Laudato Si … Three years Later

 On June 18, 2015, Pope Francis released the epoch-making Laudato Si to the world.  The encyclical was not only timely but pointed out very ambitious directions to checkmate the impending global disaster arising from climate change. As we celebrate the third...

Ensemble pour un lait équitable

Ce vendredi 1er juin, on « fête » la Journée mondiale du lait partout dans le monde. Producteurs laitiers, transformateurs et industries saisissent l’opportunité pour attirer l’attention et mettre en lumière leurs activités en lien avec « l’or blanc ». Pour une grande...