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Madagascar's Minister of Defence, General Xavier Béni Rasolofonirina at the BMM Maritime Security Conference. In the back: IOM Regional Director for East and Horn of Africa, Mr Jeffrey LabovtizIOM
NEWS | 03 October 2018

Representatives from East, Horn and Southern Africa discuss priority actions for regional maritime security

95% of all trade in the regions of East, Horn and Southern Africa goes through seaports and other maritime routes. Due to this high amount of incoming traffic, ports across Africa are vulnerable to transnational crime and smuggling. In this context, thirty-five national experts in the field of migration management...

La voix des jeunes du Sahel - Dialogue entre jeunes et institutions
NEWS | 18 June 2018

La voix des jeunes du Sahel - Dialogue entre jeunes et institutions

C’est en matière d’action sociale que l’engagement citoyen des jeunes dans les pays du G5 Sahel est le plus dynamique : lutte contre le mariage précoce des jeunes filles, protection de l’environnement, soutien aux victimes des conflits ou encore réinsertion des jeunes exclus. Au Mali, ce sont les associations de jeunesse...

NEWS | 27 March 2018

EU, IGAD and Austrian Development Agency sign agreement on peace and security in Horn of Africa 

A new agreement that will go towards the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD)’s peace and security programmes in the Horn of Africa region has been signed on 23 March 2018 by IGAD, the European Union (EU) and the Austrian Development Agency (ADA).
This EUR 42 million action (including a EUR 40...

EUTF Annual Report 2017iStock
NEWS | 21 March 2018

The 2017 Annual Report of the EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa is available

The 2017 Annual report of the EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa has been adopted by the Operational Comittee on 2 March 2018. It outlines the current state of affairs and the achievements of the Emergency Trust Fund for stability and addressing root causes of irregular migration and displaced persons...