The international community and European Union support the Sahel regionFebruary 23, 2018
Hat: The international community and European Union support the Sahel region
Funding Scheme: 2018-02-23
Pgm2014 2020: Yes
The High-Level International Conference on the Sahel, which brought together the European Union, the United Nations, the African Union and the G5 Sahel countries, made a commitment to political stability, security and development of the G5 Sahel countries.
The European Union use instruments at its disposal to support development efforts in the Sahel region. In particular, through the EU emergency trust funds for Africa, it mobilised 414 million euro. The results of the Conference are intended to provide enhanced political support for greater stability in the region; increased financial assistance to the Joint G5 Sahel Force; and better coordination of development efforts.
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