EU-Africa High Level Policy Dialogue (HLPD) on science, technology and innovation (STI)

Senior officials from the European and the African Union Commission and from Research and Innovation Ministries in Europe and Africa discussed on future cooperation on STI between the two continents in the "EU-Africa High Level Policy Dialogue (HLPD) on science, technology and innovation (STI)" meeting, in Brussels (Belgium) from 28th to 29th November 2013, also in view of the EU-Africa Summit 2014. At this year's meeting a special focus will be put on the role of STI in promoting food and nutrition security and sustainable agriculture. The EU-Africa HLPD was be a closed meeting.

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There was also an open half-day side event taking place on the morning of 28th November 2013, which was focused on the role of STI in promoting food security, nutrition and sustainable agriculture.