Financial and technical assistance is an essential component of EU cooperation with Eastern Partnership countries in the migration area.
Such assistance is provided through an array of financial instruments. DG Migration and Home Affairs possesses its own instruments , in particular the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF) and the Internal Security Fund (ISF). However the financial and technical cooperation in the area of migration and security benefits to a large extend from other financial instruments, namely the European Neighbourhood Instrument (ENI) managed by DG Neighbourhood and Enlargement, which is the key financial instrument for cooperation with the Eastern Partnership countries, as well as instruments managed by DG Development and Cooperation , such as the Global Public Goods and Challenges (GPGC) and the former Thematic Programme for Migration and Asylum (TPMA), and bilateral financial assistance from the EU Member States and partner countries national sources.
These instruments and programmes help funding the actions carried out under the Mobility Partnerships and support the implementation of the visa facilitation and readmission agreements concluded with the EU's partner countries.