On 27 January 2022, Director Cristina Russo co-chaired the Plenary Meeting of the African Union – European Union High Level Policy Dialogue (HLPD) for Science Technology and Innovation with Professor Amadou Abdoul Sow, Acting Chair of the African Union Specialised Technical Committee on Science, Technology and Education.
The focus of this senior officials meeting was the AU-EU Innovation Agenda - a document prepared subsequently to the request of Commissioner Gabriel and former Commissioner of the AU for STI, Commissioner Agbor - to serve as a strategic guide in the EU-AU research and innovation cooperation.
The plenary presented the working document of the AU-EU Innovation Agenda to member states and principal stakeholders for review and inputs, in the run up to the EU-AU Summit that will take place in February 2022.
- Publication date
- 27 January 2022
- Directorate-General for Research and Innovation