EU Trust fund (EUTF)
Development cooperation , 12.07.2019

EU Trust fund (EUTF)

Description

The EU Trust Fund for Colombia was established in December 2016 to sustain the implementation of the peace agreement concluded between the Government and the FARC guerrilla group in September 2016. The EU Trust Fund is focusing its support on the comprehensive agricultural policy, economic activity and productivity in remote rural areas; reinforcing the State presence and restoring social fabric in conflict affected areas; reincorparation of ex-combatants into civilian life. The European Fund for Peace (EFP) provides this year 120 million euros for peace projects in different parts of the country. 19 member states have joined the fund and part of the funding comes from the EU budget. The Finnish contribution in 2019 is 150 000 EUR.

Funding decision  12.07.2019

150 000 €

Target country

Colombia

Objectives monitored by OECD's Development Assistance Committee

  • Participatory development/Good governance

Field of activity

  • Civilian peace-building, conflict prevention and resolution 70%
  • Agricultural development 20%
  • Decentralisation and support to subnational government 10%

Type of aid

Contributions to specific-purpose programmes and funds managed by international organisations (multilateral, INGO)

Special target group

  • youth
  • indigenous peoples / ethnic minorities

Funding channel

Euroopan yhteisöjen komissio

Contact

asa-30

Code for the object of funding

43701917

ID

UHA2019-004269

Modified

15.07.2019