The European Commission is proposing to establish an emergency Trust Fund, starting with €1.8 billion from the EU coffers, to address the crises in Africa. It was announced by the Commission President, Jean-Claude Juncker, in his State of the Union speech on Wednesday.
"We want to help create lasting stability, for instance by creating employment opportunities in local communities, and thereby address the root causes of destabilisation, forced displacement and illegal migration. I expect all EU...


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