Annual Action Programmes

Annual Action Programmes

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Annual Action Programmes (AAP) are financing decisions adopted by the European Commission, to reserve funds for regional and country-based external cooperation programmes and for the implementation of thematic programmes. AAPs specify the objectives pursued, the fields of intervention, the expected results, the management procedures and total amount of financing planned. In addition, AAPs contain a description of the operations to be financed, an indication of the amounts allocated for each operation and an indicative implementation timetable.


The objectives pursued by the Annual Action Programme 2014 in favour of the Philippines are: 1) to contribute to inclusive growth and poverty reduction through a strengthened justice system, and 2) to assist the Government of the Philippines in expanding its sustainable energy generation to meet the growing needs of its economy and provide energy access to the poor.


Commission Decision on the Annual Action Programme 2016 for Nuclear Safety Cooperation + Annexes.

The Annual Programme 2015 Part III sets out measures to implement the Human Development component of the Global Public Goods and Challenges (GPGC) programme in accordance with the Multi-annual Indicative Programme 2014-2020 and on the basis of the DCI Regulation. 

Part III covers actions for thematic areas: health, the protection of women's and girls' rights, social inclusion, social protection and decent work.

Action fiche for the « Technical Cooperation Facility »


Annual Action Programme 2015 in favour of the Republic of South Africa - Action documents

Annual Action Programme 2015 in favour of the Republic of South Africa

Annual Action Programme 2015 for Ethiopia (Part 2)

Annual Action Programme 2015 for Ethiopia (Part 2)- Action documents

Annual Action programme 2015 for Benin

Annual Action Programme 2015 for the European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR)




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