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Sustainable development cannot be achieved without peace, stability and good governance. Recognising this crucial fact in its new proposed development framework, the European Commission pledges to foster human rights, security and conflict prevention in fragile countries. However, the EU’s current approach to migration shows an alarming twisting of development efforts to accommodate a logic of control and deterrence.

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By Martin Butcher is Oxfam’s Policy Advisor on Conflict and Arms As the fourth EU-Africa summit takes place in Brussels, we note that the theme “Investing in People, Prosperity and Peace” reflects exactly Africa’s needs, and emphasizes Oxfam’s concerns about armed violence and conflict in Africa which are at the base of the decade-long campaign… » read more

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By Isabel Martins, Oxfam’s EU Policy Advisor After two years of violent conflict, Mali is approaching a turning point. The European Union, who has worked alongside Mali throughout the turbulent period, is continuing to support the local authorities in stabilising the North of Mali, where tensions between and within communities have caused instability throughout the… » read more

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