Put yourself in the shoes of an African government. Who would you rather solve your problems with, China or Europe?
After Russia's attack on Ukraine at a first glance, it makes little sense to think about our relations with Africa now. But the opposite is the case: one political and three economic reasons ….
Development cooperation can only be a functional part of a holistic Africa policy. With one responsible unity which brings together foreign trade policy, innovation promotion, development policy, humanitarian and migration-policy.
Europe has laid the foundations for an interconnected global society. So also for the upswing in Africa. With our false image of Africa we cannot see that at all. The two narratives - hopeless Africa, the break-up of Europe - reinforce each other.
Only when we realize the realities in Africa, Europe will be able to deal with migration and the interconnected global society.
Junker's State of the Union speech: Africa is taken more seriously. Europe has learned what it means to be part of the interconnected global society. And has again real interests in Africa.
The recent China-Africa summit has been another proof of how China is leading the global world of ideas. The Chinese economic success story, an authoritarian model and a "5-no policy" has made China the role model for many African countries.
Learning Journeys to modern Africa make us recognize that solutions for the current asylum issues can only be found outside the asylum system
Africa and Europe at a crossroad? – “Yes, they are”, I argued in a panel discussion in Hamburg on December 2, 2015. “And Europe should better watch out not to drift apart. In its own interests.” Five forces are describing…
by Hans Stoisser (with contributions from Lukas Michel) THIS BLOGPOST WAS FIRST PUBLISHED AT THE DRUCKERFORUM’S BLOG “Enough! Enough of the imbalances that is destroying our democracies, our planet, and ourselves,” writes the Canadian management thinker Henry Mintzberg.“ A…