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#AfricanPeaceFacility – African Union Peace & Security Operations boosted by additional €800 million from European Union

#AfricanPeaceFacility – African Union Peace & Security Operations boosted by additional €800 million from European Union

| July 24, 2019

          The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, and the EU Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, today announced the signing of an agreement through which the EU commits a further €800 million to support the African Union in its efforts to promote peace, security and stability in Africa within the context […]

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#EUTrustFundForAfrica – Five new programmes adopted for the Sahel and Lake Chad region

#EUTrustFundForAfrica – Five new programmes adopted for the Sahel and Lake Chad region

| November 23, 2018

The European Commission has adopted five new programmes worth more than €141 million under the EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa. International Co-operation and Development Commissioner Neven Mimica said: “Our new EU programmes, worth €141 million, are particularly focusing on important opportunities for young people. They will furthermore support our G5 Sahel partners to strengthen […]

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#AfricaEuropeAlliance – Boosting sustainable energy investments in #Africa

#AfricaEuropeAlliance – Boosting sustainable energy investments in #Africa

| November 12, 2018

A new high-level platform initiative brings together key players in the sustainable energy sector from the public and private sectors of both Europe and Africa. At the Africa Investment Forum in Johannesburg organized by the African Development Bank, the European Union and the African Union have launched the EU-Africa high-level platform on sustainable energy investments […]

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Protecting and supporting migrants and refugees: Actions worth €467 million under the #EUTrustFundForAfrica

Protecting and supporting migrants and refugees: Actions worth €467 million under the #EUTrustFundForAfrica

| May 30, 2018

The European Union has adopted new programmes and projects worth a total of €467 million under the Emergency Trust Fund for Africa. The EU continues to deliver on its commitments to assist vulnerable migrants and refugees and address root causes of irregular migration. The new support measures in the Sahel/ Lake Chad region and the […]

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EU support to increase security in Central African region

EU support to increase security in Central African region

Today (27 March) the EU announced that it would provide close to €2 million to support the fight to eliminate the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), a militant movement in the Central African region. The new contribution will support the Regional Cooperation Initiative for the elimination of the Lord’s Resistance Army (RCI-LRA), led by the African […]

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Central African Republic: ‘Only concerted international action can prevent an appalling tragedy from spiralling further out of control’

Central African Republic: ‘Only concerted international action can prevent an appalling tragedy from spiralling further out of control’

| December 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Reacting to the escalating humanitarian catastrophe in the Central African Republic (CAR), International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva has made the following statement: “The humanitarian tragedy in the Central African Republic continues to unravel in front of our eyes. The entire population of 4.6 million people is affected. 800,000 people are […]

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EU announces new funds to strengthen security in Africa

EU announces new funds to strengthen security in Africa

| December 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

The EU will today (13 December) confirm that it will provide €12.5 million through the African Peace Facility to improve the management of African-led peace support operations. These funds will concretely support the establishment of a ‘Command, Control, Communication and Information System’ (C3IS) over a period of two years. The C3IS will provide secure data, […]

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