The EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa

The EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa

The main objective of this project is to contribute to reducing poverty and consequently to the settlement of populations and reduction of irregular migrations (especially to Europe). The project aims to:
The main objective of this project is to contribute to reduce poverty and consequently to the settlement of populations and reduction of irregular migration (especially to Europe). The project aims to develop economic opportunities and creation of jobs in the artisan sector for micro-entrepreneurs from the informal sector, with a focus on women and youth, through the promotion of exports. It will encourage regional and international migrants to return by developing professional training opportunities with certified qualifications in view of immediate employment.
Strengthening Resilience to Violent Extremism II - STRIVE II focuses on research, training, mentorship and communication to prevent violent extremism.
L’Agence Autrichienne de Développement (ADA) est la structure opérationnelle de la Coopération Autrichienne au Développement (CAD). Elle est chargée de la mise en oeuvre des projets et programmes de développement dans les pays partenaires. Au Burkina Faso, elle est représentée par un Bureau de Coordination. L’Agence Autrichienne de Développement (ADA) 
Meeting refugees’ basic needs – food, shelter, medical care, and safety – is essential. But so is providing the knowledge and tools displaced people need to support themselves and their children in the long term, whether in a new country or the one they fled, should they ever return. Read the full article published on Project Syndicate    
On 29 September 2017, a roundtable meeting was held in Brussels between IGAD Foreign Ministers and the IGAD Secretariat, UNHCR and EU, who represent the core group supporting a process generating a comprehensive regional approach to address the protracted plight of Somali refugees. This followed a landmark event held in Nairobi on March 25 2017, where IGAD Heads of State and Government met at a Special Summit on Durable Solutions for Somali Refugees and Reintegration of Returnees in Somalia.
Co-chairs Summary of Roundtable Meeting of IGAD Foreign Ministers and IGAD Secretariat, EU and UNHCR
Kamilo Mohamed at the European Development Days in Brussels, June 2017
The overall objective of the EU-Trust Fund Programme is to increase peace, stability and inclusive economic opportunities for youth and marginalised areas of Kenya. STRIVE II project seeks to contribute towards this objectiveby focusing on reducing radicalisation, recruitment and support for violent extremism (VE) by addressing:
L'Union européenne (UE) confirme aujourd'hui son engagement et sa volonté de soutenir de façon réactive et efficace ses partenaires du Mali, de la Mauritanie, du Niger, du Burkina Faso et du Tchad pour lutter contre le trafic de drogue et d'êtres humains, contribuer au rétablissement de l'autorité de l'Etat et au retour des personnes déplacées et des réfugiés, faciliter les opérations humanitaires et la livraison de l'aide aux populations affectées et contribuer à la mise en œuvre d'actions de développement au Sahel.

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