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Education focus for updated Africa-EU partnership

Image: Johannes Jansson [CC BY 2.5], via Wikimedia

EU commissioner says support is part of post-pandemic recovery plan

Top European Union officials have committed to increase support for education, including higher education, in a revised framework for Africa-Europe cooperation expected later this year.

Jutta Urpilainen, EU commissioner for international partnerships, pledged to increase EU funding for all levels of education from 7 per cent to 10 per cent of her portfolio’s budget during a 20 April online event.

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