The European concept of “comprehensive approach” challenged by the Sahel crisis

Coordination, Coherence, Effectiveness, Sustainability are challenges that Brussels and Delegations face to give life to the constantly evolving European concept of comprehensive approach. The European Strategy for development and security in the Sahel is the first European External Action Service strategy of comprehensive approach for a region. The EU has a wide range of policies, tools and instruments to simultaneously address the issues of security and development at the regional level. 

Crédit photo : cérémonie de fin de formation par EUTM Mali du GTIA Balanzan (source EUTM Mali, mars 2014).