Students’ Expectations, Hopes and Criticisms Towards the Upcoming 6th EU-AU Summit

by | Feb 18, 2022 | News, Statement

Ahead of the 6th EU-AU Summit, the Global Students Forum, the European Students’ Union and the All-Africa Students Union came together to issue a joint declaration of student demands for the EU-AU Summit. They met last Tuesday, 15th of February, in order to identify key areas of agreement and action geared towards enhancing socio-economic development. The EU-AU summit brought politics, education, health, business and an array of relevant issues together in order to provide these two very strategic stakeholders with an opportunity to debate and pursue their common goals.

Several speakers participated in the discussion:
– Mrs. Themis Christophidou – Director General for Education, Youth, Sport & Culture, European Union Commission
– Prof. Goski Alabi – President, African Council for Distance Education
– Martina Darmanin – President, European Students Union
– Peter K. Kodjie – Secretary General, All-Africa Students Union
– Michael Gaebel – Director of the Higher Education Policy Unit, European University Association
– Samuel Sasu Adonteng, Programmes Officer (Education and Students Rights), All-Africa Students Union

Here you can check the statement written after the discussion: Student Unions_AU_EU Draft Statement