168 entries found
Sort by: Latest |Relevance
13 Dec 2018 description
report European Commission

Brussels, 12 December 2018

The European Commission has adopted eleven new programmes for the Horn of Africa under the EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa.

16 Oct 2018 description
report European Commission

European Commission - Press release

Brussels, 15 October 2018

The EU and Somalia signed on 14 October an agreement to provide €100 million to the Somali budget over the next two and a half years. These funds will support the Federal Government's reforms to build a unified, federal state.

Somalia is on a positive track towards stability and growth. The EU's move to budget support is a token of the partnership with Somalia to develop a viable federal system and fostering long-term recovery.

01 Oct 2018 description
report European Commission

Bruxelles

A convoy of the EU Training Mission in Somalia was hit today in Mogadishu. While no personnel of EUTM were injured, civilians in the vicinity of the attack are reportedto be among the casualties. This shows once again that Somali civilians pay the highest price from the terrorist threat in the country.

We express our condolences to the families of those affected at this difficult time. We also stand close to EUTM staff working for peace and security in Somalia.

18 Sep 2018 description
report European Commission

After over five years of support to trust- and relationship-building in order to secure lasting peace among conflicting groups across south and central parts of Somalia, elders from both warring communities clans participating in the inter-clan dialogues in the Galgadud region negotiated the opening of the road connecting Balanbale to Herale through a local peace agreement. Prior to the agreement, the road had not been passable.

11 Jul 2018 description
report European Commission

European Commission - Fact Sheet

Brussels, 10 July 2018

Political relations

The EU, together with Somali authorities and international key partners, is engaged in Somalia through an integrated approach based on active diplomacy, support for political change, improving security, development assistance and humanitarian aid.

30 May 2018 description
report European Commission
file preview
Press Release
file preview
MEMO - Sahel Window
file preview
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
report European Commission

EU EMERGENCY TRUST FUND FOR AFRICA

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

21 May 2018 description
file preview
Press Release
file preview
Communication on Education in Emergencies and Protracted Crises

European Commission - Press release

Brussels, 18 May 2018

Education in emergencies helps millions of children in need across the world.

The Commission has adopted a new policy framework today that aims to increase humanitarian funding for education in emergencies and crises to 10% of its overall humanitarian aid budget as of 2019. The policy also aims to bring children caught up in humanitarian crises back to learning within 3 months.

15 Feb 2018 description
report European Commission

The European Union will launch today in Geneva, a publication outlining the EU's actions in the field of demining and providing practical information for organisations wishing to apply for EU funding.

13 Dec 2017 description
report European Commission
file preview
Press Release
file preview
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
report European Commission

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.

03 Jun 2017 description
report European Commission

Mogadishu, 29/05/2017 - 09:19 - UNIQUE ID: 170529_1

The European Union has been funding examinations and curriculum development in Somalia since 2011 to the tune of 7 million Euro.

28 May 2017 description
report European Commission

During his visit, Manservisi held talks with President Farmaajo and met with federal and regional leaders and confirmed the EU's commitment to supporting Somalia

Stefano Manservisi, the EU's Director General for International Development Cooperation visited Somalia and signed a € 48 million new support package to strengthen governance, promote resilience and support vocational training.

18 May 2017 description
report European Commission

High Representative/Vice President Federica Mogherini today announced new support for Somalia worth €200 million at the London Conference on Somalia, where partners agreed on a Security Pact for the country.

11 May 2017 description
report European Commission

President Mohamed Hassan Mohamed, Your Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen,

Somalia still needs our support, at a critical moment in its history. The EU has always been and will continue to be the first supporter of Somalia across all fields – from security to humanitarian, in full partnership with the Somali Administration, our friends in the region, the AU and the UN. The Somali people face great difficulties, after decades of instability and years of famine. And yet, hope has not abandoned this land.

11 May 2017 description
report European Commission

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

05 Apr 2017 description
report European Commission

The five RE-INTEG grant projects that were launched are providing long-term support to the urgent challenge of sustainable and durable integration of returnees and IDPs in Somalia and aims to anchor populations within the country.

EU launches re-integration projects worth €33 million in Somalia

04 Apr 2017 description
report European Commission

Midowga Yurub waa saxibka iyo caawiyaha joogtada ah ee Soomaaliya (The EU is Somalia's closest friend and supporter)” stated Ms Pilar Palmero, EU Head of Cooperation.

KISMAYU, April 3 - Today, Somali authorities and the European Union launched two projects in Kismayu that are part of the EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa designed to address the challenges of mixed migration, aspects of stability and reintegration of returnees to contribute to better migration management in Somalia.