Category: EU


The Gambia and Spain pledge to tackle irregular migration

The Governments of The Gambia and Spain have pledged to work together to address irregular migration and tackle the social and...
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Gambian National Assembly Member calls for bilateral solutions on irregular migrants in Europe

National Assembly Member for Banjul North, Ousman Sillah, has called on European governments suspend the forced repatriation of...
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YEP-Gambia launches business loan scheme for young aspiring entrepreneurs

The European Union (EU)-funded Youth Empowerment Project (YEP), in partnership with Social Development Fund (SDF), launched a...
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Over 8,000 Gambian youth took the ‘backway’ to Europe since 2017

A joint migration study conducted by Action Aid International-The Gambia and Action Aid-Denmark entitled: ‘Back Way to Europe:...
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Death rate on the Mediterranean migrant route continues to rise in 2018

The Mediterranean migrant route is now more dangerous than in years prior, with one dead or missing with every 44 arrivals. The...
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Gambian irregular migrants in Europe distressed by EU’s deportation plan

Many Gambian irregular migrants in Europe are feeling uneasy after news broke out in July that they may soon be deported. The...
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“Build a Future, Make it in Gambia” – new project to help tackle root causes of migration

Banjul, Gambia – The European Union (EU) office in Gambia has announced that a new project is expected to be launched soon,...
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Proposal for closing the Mediterranean routes

The President of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani, has proposed a 6 billion euro European-Libyan development plan to close...
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Gambian government launches five-year plan to end irregular migration among youth

The Gambian government has launched the ‘Youth and Trade Roadmap’, a five-year plan to address irregular migration among...
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