The external dimension of the EU's area of freedom, security and justice in relation to Sub-Saharan Africa

25-09-2006

The note describes the socio-economic and political situation in some African countries relevant to the EU's area of freedom, security and justice, highlights the challenges for the EU resulting from terrorist activities, organised crime, immigration and human rights violations and analyses the EU response. The note emphasises the necessity for the EU to tackle the so-called push factors for emigration with a successful development policy.

The note describes the socio-economic and political situation in some African countries relevant to the EU's area of freedom, security and justice, highlights the challenges for the EU resulting from terrorist activities, organised crime, immigration and human rights violations and analyses the EU response. The note emphasises the necessity for the EU to tackle the so-called push factors for emigration with a successful development policy.