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June 29, 2022


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Brazil is looking to strengthen joint cooperation with African countries

Brazilian President Lula Da Silva has said that Brazilians and Africans need to punch their own way into the international system. He made these remarks at the 37th African Union (AU) Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Brazil wants to get together with Africa, “To move forward, to advance post of cooperation with the AU in sectors such as agricultural research, health care, education, environment, and science and technology is a must .”

 “Brazilians and Africans need to build our own way to the international system. We need to create new global governance,” he said.

“In the world, over 250 million students are out of school. We are willing to develop education programs with Africa to promote intense exchange of professors and researchers between the two,” President Lula Da Silva said.

Meanwhile, new African Union (AU) chairperson President Mohamed Ould Ghazouani of Mauritania has said African countries should work together in the field of education in order to realize a prosperous Africa.

The new chairperson indicted that 62 percent of the continent›s population is young

He further stated that it is the responsibility of all countries to achieve the expected results by educating and training this youth force.

As to him, AU is expected to work with determination to make citizens more competitive and competent than ever before in a bid to achieve the goals of Agenda 2063 and realize a prosperous Africa.

At the event, he also called on member states to speed up the implementation of the African Free Trade Zone .

Talking about peace and security , AU chairperson Mohamed Ould Ghazouani, underlined that the need to permanently resolve the lack of peace and conflicts that are a threat to the continent.

Africans should sit down, talk, and follow a strategy that allows them to solve problems through diplomacy.”

African Union Commission (AUC) Chairperson Mousa Faki Mahamat remarked that Africa is experiencing the worst condition including political instability and poverty.

African nationalism is dangerous unless guided by pan Africanism. Africans should look into their own institutional shortcomings. Institutional reform is the first means to address the challenge in institutional development so the education sector also deserves reform as other sectors deserve.”