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Peace Facility for Africa
WHAT IS THE AIM OF THE DECISION?
It establishes a financing scheme for the African Peace Facility (APF), which constitutes the main source of EU funding for the efforts of the African Union (AU) and Africa’s regional economic communities (RECs) in the area of peace and security.
The APF is based on the principle of African ownership. The direct beneficiaries of APF support are the African Union and African regional economic communities and regional mechanisms.
Since 2004, the APF has received more than € 2.2 billion in EU funding.
FROM WHEN DOES THE DECISION APPLY?
It has applied since 11 December 2003.
For more information, see:
Decision No 3/2003 of the ACP-EC Council of Ministers of 11 December 2003 on the use of resources from the long-term development envelope of the ninth EDF for the creation of a Peace Facility for Africa (OJ L 345, 31.12.2003, pp. 108–111)
Council Regulation (EC) No 617/2007 of 14 May 2007 on the implementation of the 10th European Development Fund under the ACP-EC Partnership Agreement (OJ L 152, 13.6.2007, pp. 1–13)
Successive amendments to Regulation (EC) No 617/2007 have been incorporated into the original document. This consolidated version is of documentary value only.
2007/461/EC: Decision No 2/2007 of the ACP-EC Council of Ministers of 25 May 2007 allowing additional bilateral contributions, to be managed by the Commission, in support of the objectives of the African Peace Facility (OJ L 175, 5.7.2007, p. 35)
Council Regulation (EU) 2015/322 of 2 March 2015 on the implementation of the 11th European Development Fund (OJ L 58, 3.3.2015, pp. 1–16)
last update 07.12.2016