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The root causes of Irregular Migration

The fight against « the root causes of irregular migration » has become the European Union workhorse in Africa to respond to the drama that sees thousands of young Africans die in the Mediterranean Sea. To carry out this struggle, a summit brought together leaders from Europe and Africa on 11 and 12 November 2015 in Valletta in Malta. This summit should contribute to strengthening the Euro-African partnership against irregular migration and was sanctioned by a five-point action plan called « Action Plan of Valletta. » The actions contained in this plan as well focus on the development of employment projects to keep as possible young Africans on their continent as the fight against human trafficking. The Valletta Action Plan also takes into account the issue of refugees from conflicts in Africa, the issue of student and professional mobility but also and especially the question of the readmission of African « undocumented » living in Europe in their native country. At the end of the Valletta summit a trust fund of 1, 8 billion has been set up for the implementation of this plan. (suite…)