Africa – Cooperation – Opening of the 16th International Forum on the African Continent (May 28, 2015)


The 16th International Forum on the African Continent (FICA), financed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development’s Directorate for Security and Defense Cooperation, in collaboration with the Institut de Hautes Etudes de la Défense, will open on May 28 at the École Militaire in Paris.

This forum will provide an opportunity to present the main aspects of cooperation with Africa in the areas of security and defense, notably aimed at improving security and development in the border areas.

Attendees from 43 African countries, the AU, the European External Action Service as well as 8 regional African organizations will take part in the work of the forum, which will come to a close on June 4.