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Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio Departs for 6th European Union-Africa Union Summit in Brussels

State House, Freetown, Wednesday 16 February 2022 – His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio will depart Sierra Leone today for Brussels to attend the 6th European Union-African Union Summit scheduled for Thursday 17 February and Friday 18 February 2022 in Brussels.

The Summit is expected to present an opportunity for a renewed and more strengthened partnership between the European Union and African Union. Leaders are expected to discuss a shared prosperity for both continents.

According to the organisers of the Summit: “The aim is to launch an ambitious Africa-Europe Investment Package taking into account global challenges such as climate change and the current health crisis. They should also be talking about tools and solutions to promote stability and security through a renewed peace and security architecture”.

President Bio is expected to hold several bilateral meetings on the margins of the 6th EU-AU Summit. The President is expected to return to Sierra Leone on Saturday 19 February 2022.

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