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Charles Michel

Date of Birth: 21 December 1975
Place of Birth: Namur, Belgium

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Sall cuts deal on food crisis

European Council President Charles Michel and European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen were able to brief that they and the AU had agreed on a united message on food security placing the blame for disruptions to food supply squarely on Russian President Vladimir Putin's shoulders (Dispatches 10/5/22 The UN reports that food and energy crises are deepening due to Russia's war on Ukraine)...

France moves out of Mali

Also in Paris for Macron's meeting were the European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen the European Council president Charles Michel and the EU's foreign policy chief Josep Borrell...


Brussels finds some friends in Nairobi

With less than three weeks before the EU –African Union summit in Brussels the move appears timed to answer critics who had accused European Council President Charles Michel and French President Emmanuel Macron of having focused too heavily on leaders from Francophone Africa in the preparations for the summit...


La francophonie grabs the focus

The Belgian President of the European Council Charles Michel and French President Emmanuel Macron who is the current chair of the EU's six-month rotating presidency have focused their preparatory meetings for the summit almost exclusively on Africa's Francophone leaders...

Macron pushes the EU into Africa

On 19 December Congo-Kinshasa's President Félix Tshisekedi and Senegal's President Macky Sall the present and next holders of the AU presidency respectively joined Rwanda's President Paul Kagame and AU Commission chairman Moussa Faki Mahamat in Brussels for talks with European Council President Charles Michel to lay the groundwork for an Africa-Europe summit on 17-18 February...


Lisbon looks south

European Council President Charles Michel and High Representative on Foreign Affairs Josep Borrell attended the G5 Sahel summit earlier this week but they offered no new commitments on military or financial support to the French-led mission (AC Vol 62 No 4 France holds tight in the Sahel)...


An uncivil union

Now EU Council President Charles Michel has announced with minimum consultation that the EU will host a more informal 'mini-summit' pencilled in for 9 December although this could also fall victim to the pandemic...

In it together

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte and European Council President Charles Michel joined the talks by video-link as did African Union commission Chair Moussa Faki Mahamat UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and Secretary General of the Organisation internationale de la Francophonie Louise Mushikiwabo...

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