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EuroMeSCo Policy Brief 65: The Trust Fund for Africa: A Preliminary Assessment
Written by Roderick Pace   

In its attempt to curb irregular immigration the EU has deployed a number of policies and instruments.  One of them is the “Trust Fund for Africa”, adopted during the EU-Africa Summit and informal Council meeting, which took place in Malta’s capital Valletta in November 2015. This brief provides an account of the context which led to Valletta Summit, the setting up of the fund, its main objectives, legal basis and resources. It refers to some of the key controversies around it and also the first batch of projects adopted up to mid-2016.

 

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