Chrysoula Zacharopoulou, Renew MEP: “We are waiting for proposals from Africa”

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Chrysoula Zacharopoulou, Renew MEP.

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By: Bruno Faure Follow

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A few days before the summit between representatives of the European Union and the African Union in Brussels, Chrysoula Zacharopoulou, MEP member of the centrist and liberal group Renew is the Great Guest of the economy RFI - Jeune Afrique.

In March 2021, this 45-year-old Franco-Greek gynecologist submitted a report on a new Europe-Africa strategy.

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To get out of the crisis and build the world after, solidarity and inclusion are the key words

," she said in her speech to the European Parliament.

It is on the basis of these lessons learned that we must renew and consolidate our partnership with Africa, leaving aside our protectionist and nationalist reflexes

”.

Since April 2021, Chrysoula Zacharopoulou co-chairs the board of shareholders of Covax, a public-private program responsible for combating the vaccine divide in the context of the Covid-19 epidemic.

Bruno Faure from RFI and Julien Clémençot from Jeune Afrique ask him about the state of relations between Europeans and Africans, current investments, cooperation in the field of health in particular, inequalities in vaccination and migration issues between the Europe and Africa. 

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