Budget downgrades EU aid policy, say development experts

By |maj 2nd, 2018|development aid, Emergency Trust Fund for Africa, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News|

Development NGOs were united in criticising the European Commission’s proposed changes to the bloc’s external spending on Wednesday (2 May), warning that it effectively downgraded aid policy.

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EU-Africa agree on repatriating migrants, but not on the bill

By |december 1st, 2017|Abidjan, Alpha Conde, Emergency Trust Fund for Africa, EU-Africa summit, forced repatriation, Libya crisis, mirgants, News, repatriation, slave trade, stranded migrants|

African and European countries have adopted a special joint declaration on Libya and said they want to repatriate migrants stranded in Libya to their countries of origin. But the question of who should pay for it has been carefully avoided. EURACTIV Fr...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU-Africa agree on repatriating migrants, but not on the bill

EU-Africa join forces against slave trade

By |december 1st, 2017|Abidjan, African Union, Alpha Conde, Emergency Trust Fund for Africa, Emmanuel Macron, EU, EU-Africa summit, European Commission, illegal migration, Libya, Migration, News, slave trade|

During an emergency meeting on the situation in Libya, 9 African countries and European member states decided to launch a joint intelligence operation to dismantle the human trafficking networks. EURACTIV France reports.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU-Africa join forces against slave trade

S&D chief: “Employment for young Africans is a huge challenge”

By |november 28th, 2017|Africa, development, Emergency Trust Fund for Africa, European Parliament, Gianni Pittella, Libya, Marshall plan for Africa, Mediterranean crisis, MEPs, Migration, News, S&D, Sahel, security, terrorism|

On the eve of the EU-Africa Summit, Gianni Pittella says that European short-termism in migration policy will not address its root causes, and looks at agribusiness to leverage the continent out of poverty - 'but not at any cost'.

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Member states fail to back Emergency Trust Fund for Africa

By |julij 20th, 2017|Emergency Trust Fund for Africa, Jean-Claude Juncker, Migration, migration crisis, News, poverty, refugee crisis|

The Emergency Trust Fund for Africa has stalled. The situation is frustrating the European Parliament and Commission, which have demanded that EU member states respect their commitments. EURACTIV France reports.

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Drought mitigation: Lessons from Ethiopia

By |maj 4th, 2017|drought, Emergency Trust Fund for Africa, Ethiopia, News|

Ethiopia, at the forefront of preventing and reducing drought risks, offers lessons to prepare for future challenges, writes the Embassy of Ethiopia to the EU.

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Ethiopia admits 2016 unrest death toll reached 669

By |april 21st, 2017|Emergency Trust Fund for Africa, Ethiopia, Horn of Africa, Migration, News, Refugees, Somalia|

The official death toll from last year’s civil unrest in Ethiopia came to 669 people, according to a report to the parliament in Addis Ababa this week.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Ethiopia admits 2016 unrest death toll reached 669