The Sahel Alliance in a nutshell
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The Sahel has long been a crossroads of humanity, learning, and exchange. Today, the region faces many challenges stemming…
Dear Sir or Madam, dear members, dear partners, As I write these lines, the Sahel is going through new trials….
At the invitation of the Africa Director of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation (BMZ), Christoph Rauh, current chairman…
The origins of the Sahel Alliance
In July 2017, France, Germany and the European Union, along with the African Development Bank, the World Bank and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), launched the Sahel Alliance, an international cooperation platform to do more and better in the Sahel region. Since its launch, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Denmark, The European Investment Bank and Norway have joined the initiative.
The objective of the Sahel Alliance is to enhance the stability and global development of the region and, with this in mind, it is financing and coordinating over 730 projects with the G5 Sahel countries to address all current challenges — security, demographic, economic and social.
4 founding principles
By 2022, the Sahel Alliance wants to provide an appropriate and effective response to the challenges facing the G5 Sahel member countries based on 4 principles :
The fields of action
From now until 2022, the Sahel Alliance and its members are taking action through more than 730 projects. Discover a selection here :