Peace and security

Peace and security

In Colombia, the EU Trust Fund demonstrated its ability to quickly turn political priorities into action on the ground. Following the agreement between President Santos and Commissioner Mimica in May 2018 to devote € 15 million of the Trust Fund to support the reincorporation of former FARC combatants, activities started in the Temporary Reincorporation Centre of Agua Bonita (Caquetá) as soon as August.
The Operational Guidance addresses the existing gap in the EU's analytical/methodological work in the area of cyber capacity building and will serve as the main reference point for the design and implementation of all future EU external cyber capacity-building actions. It provides a comprehensive practical framework for EU external actions against cybercrime and for promoting cybersecurity and cyber resilience.
The EU promotes development approaches which contribute to strengthen the resilience of communities to violent extremism around the world. The new brochure entitled STRIVE for Development: Strengthening Resilience to Violence and Extremism provides an outline of the most important concepts, and presents EU policy for counter-terrorism and countering violent extremism as well as specific projects in key regions.
The EU has announced new funding totalling EUR 125 million for the Sahel countries at the coordination conference of the G5 Sahel partners and donors, which took place today in Nouakchott, Mauritania. The fresh injection of EUR 125 million will be used for the swift launch of new initiatives, which are in line with the priorities set by the G5 Sahel to enhance development and security. The measures will focus on boosting the resilience and social cohesion of the most vulnerable groups in the cross-border regions.
I-SING (Investing in the Safety and Integrity of Adolescent Girls) is a two-year programme, funded by the European Union via the EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa – EUTF, which will run from September 2016 to January 2019. It seeks to improve the safety, livelihood and personal agency of adolescent girls in North East Nigeria. I-SING targets 12,000 adolescent girls and 5,000 adolescent boys with life skills, reproductive health knowledge, psycho-social support, financial literacy and job readiness and livelihood trainings delivered within safe spaces.
I-SING (Investing in the Safety and Integrity of Adolescent Girls) is a two-year program, funded by the European Union via the EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa – EUTF, which will run from September 2016 to January 2019. It seeks to improve the safety, livelihood and personal agency of adolescent girls in North East Nigeria.
Commission Implementing Decision num. 7425 of 14.11.2018 on the Annual Action plan 2018 for the Art. 5 of the Instrument contributing to Stability and Peace (IcSP) and its annexes.
The objectives pursued by the programme are to support the Government of Afghanistan to i) provide greater security and stability, as well as sustainable and inclusive growth and job creation, ii) improve the health and nutrition status of the Afghan population, iii) strenghten the civilian police force and iv) to promote democratic processes, successful political transition and political stabilisation of Afghanistan.
The Chilungamo Programme builds on decades of support by the EU to governance in Malawi. Chilungamo is a Chichewa word meaning justice, with its connotation of a sense of stewardship.
The Chilungamo Programme builds on decades of support by the EU to governance in Malawi. Chilungamo is a Chichewa word meaning justice, with its connotation of a sense of stewardship. Chilungamo programme seeks to improve the institutional capacities and coordination mechanisms of oversight institutions; Create a fair and effective legal environment that promotes and consolidates the rule of law, equal access to justice, and respect for human rights.

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