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With an Eye on China, Europe Unveils New Africa Strategy

European Union ministers for Foreign Affairs Josep Borrell gives a press conference on EU's new strategy with Africa on March 9, 2020. JOHN THYS / AFP

15 years after the European Union published its last strategy document for Africa, EU foreign policy leaders have come up with a new policy vision for the continent that officials unveiled on Monday.

Officials say the “Comprehensive Strategy with Africa” aims to reset relations between the EU and the continent by employing “a less paternalistic approach to its relations with African leaders.”

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