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30 May 2018 description
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MEMO - Sahel Window
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MEMO - Horn of Africa Window

European Commission - Press release

Brussels, 29 May 2018

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 Horn of Africa will foster stability, jobs and growth, especially for young people and vulnerable groups.

25 May 2018 description
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EU EMERGENCY TRUST FUND FOR AFRICA

TRUST FUND FOR STABILITY AND ADDRESSING ROOT CAUSES OF IRREGULAR MIGRATION AND DISPLACED PERSONS IN AFRICA

27 Feb 2018 description
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Brussels, 26 February 2018

The European Union is adopting today three new programmes worth over €150 million under the European Union Emergency Trust Fund for Africa, directly following up on the commitments made by the Joint African Union – European Union – United Nations Task Force to address the migrant situation in Libya.

The new programmes complement ongoing efforts of the European Union to protect migrants and provide them with sustainable reintegration options in Libya, along the Central Mediterranean Route and in Ethiopia.

21 Dec 2017 description
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Recurring reports of violence in several universities and clashes in different parts of Ethiopia are deeply worrying, in particular as regards their increasingly ethnic nature. This includes the recent incidents in Oromia-Somali regions, causing many casualties and the destruction of properties. The European Union extends its condolences to the families of the victims.

13 Dec 2017 description
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MEMO - EU Trust Fund for Africa: new actions worth €174.4 million to foster stability in the Horn of Africa

European Commission - Press release

Brussels, 12 December 2017

The European Commission has announced today 13 new actions worth €174.4 million under the EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa to support refugees and host communities in the Horn of Africa region.

16 Nov 2017 description
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Brussels, 15 November 2017

In the run-up to the European Council in December, the Commission and the High Representative are today setting out the work still required to consolidate the positive results achieved over the past years.

27 Sep 2017 description
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Brussels, 27 September 2017

On 13 September, in his annual State of the Union address, President Jean-Claude **Juncker** said: _"In spite of the debate and controversy around this topic, we have managed to make solid progress (…)_ _We now need to redouble our efforts. Before the end of the month, the Commission will present a new set of proposals with an emphasis on returns, solidarity with Africa and opening legal pathways."_

06 Sep 2017 description
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Communication: Fifth Report on the operationalisation of the European Border and Coast Guard
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Communication: Seventh Report on the progress made in the implementation of the EU-Turkey Statement
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Communication: Seventh Report on the progress made in the implementation of the EU-Turkey Statement

European Commission - Press release

Brussels, 6 September 2017

In four progress reports adopted today, the Commission is calling on all parties to sustain and further accelerate the good progress made in managing irregular migration flows, protecting the EU external borders and supporting the frontline Member States under pressure.

27 Jul 2017 description
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Communication: Fourteenth Report on Relocation and Resettlement

European Commission - Press release

Brussels, 26 July 2017

Today, the Commission has adopted its 14th progress report on relocation of asylum seekers within the EU and resettlement of refugees from outside the EU.

05 Jul 2017 description
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Action plan on measures to support Italy, reduce pressure along the Central Mediteranian route and increase solidarity

Strasbourg, 4 July 2017

With the situation becoming ever more pressing along the Central Mediterranean Route, the Commission is today setting out a series of immediate measures that can be taken by the EU Member States, the Commission and EU Agencies, and Italy itself.

14 Jun 2017 description
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Annex 1 - Progress in priority countries
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Annex 2 - EU Trust Fund for Africa - state of implementation

Partnership Framework on Migration: Commission reports on results and lessons learnt one year on

Strasbourg, 13 June 2017

A year into its implementation and ahead of the June European Council, the Commission and the High Representative present today the fourth progress report on the Partnership Framework on Migration.

11 May 2017 description
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TRUST FUND FOR STABILITY AND ADDRESSING ROOT CAUSES OF IRREGULAR MIGRATION AND DISPLACED PERSONS IN AFRICA

10 Apr 2017 description
report European Commission

(Addis Ababa, 10 April 2017) The EU Special Representative for Human Rights, Stavros Lambrinidis, paid an official human rights visit to Ethiopia on 4-6 April 2017. The visit marked the launch of the sectoral dialogue on Human Rights and Governance, the first formal dialogue between the two sides under the June 2016 EU-Ethiopia Strategic Engagement.

17 Mar 2017 description

On the occasion of an official visit to the African Union in Addis Ababa, Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica, announced a support package of €165 million to address the multiple crises in the Horn of Africa region.

15 Dec 2016 description
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Press Release

European Commission - Press release

Brussels, 15 December 2016

The European Union invests €170 million to tackle instability and irregular migration in the Horn of Africa

The European Commission has today approved a package of 11 new actions under the EU Trust Fund for Africa to improve stability and address the root causes of irregular migration and forced displacement in the Horn of Africa region.

14 Dec 2016 description
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Annex 1 - High level visits and achievements EU and member states
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Annex 2 - Progress in priority countries

1. Introduction

25 Oct 2016 description
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Brussels, 25 October 2016

Four new actions worth €66.5 million will be funded under the EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa to address the destructive impacts of the El Niño phenomenon in the Horn of Africa region, such as floods and droughts.

20 Oct 2016 description
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Annex 1 – Key issues and events until end of 2016
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Annex 2 – High Level Visits of EU and Member States in 2016
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Annex 3 – Progress in priority countries

European Commission - Press release

Managing migration effectively: Commission reports on progress in the implementation of the Partnership Framework with third countries

Brussels, 18 October 2016

The Commission presents today its first progress Report on implementing the Partnership Frameworks with third countries: the EU's new approach to more effectively managing migration jointly with countries of origin and transit is starting to yield results.

16 Sep 2016 description
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“Migration is a positive thing for the world, but we need to do it in a regulated way. It is a global, complex phenomenon, it concerns the EU as much as countries of transit or origin ...Our approach is a new one, based on a win-win partnership.” Federica Mogherini, High Representative/Vice-President of the European Commission, Strasbourg – 7 June 2016 The European Union introduced a new Migration Partnership Framework in June 2016 that fully integrates migration in the European Union’s foreign policy. This is a key element of the European Union Global Strategy.