emergency trust fund for africa

Migrants board a plane to return to Nigeria from Libya. Return programs such as this are of particular interest to Germany | Photo: Yousef Mourad/picture alliance
To avoid people setting out on an often dangerous journey to Europe — for example across the Mediterranean Sea, as in this photo from August 2021 — the EU created the Emergency Trust Fund for Africa to fight the root causes of migration in 2015 | Photo: Darrin Zammit Lupi/REUTERS
An archive picture of African migrants crossing the Egyptian border at Sallum in 2011 | Photo: Imago / Xinhua
EU Home Affairs Commissioner Ylva Johansson meets the Moroccan Minister of the Interior Abdelouafi Laftit | Source: Twitter feed from Ylva Johansson @YlvaJohansson
A Libyan coast guard officer escorting a boy at the port of Tripoli, Libya | Photo: EPA/STR