Projects & Results

Projects & Results

The Directorate General for International Cooperation and Development (DEVCO) has a key role to play in the European Commission’s external relations and development policies. Its main purpose is to implement most of the Commission’s external assistance instruments. This vital task requires DEVCO to deliver the EU’s aid budget in an open and accountable fashion.


  • EU and UNICEF partnership strengthens the education system in Pakistan

    Balochistan Basic Education Programme: Towards enhanced Governance and Quality

    The EU and UNICEF jointly developed the €9.35M Balochistan Basic Education Programme (BBEP) to advance reform strategies at system-wide level, and achieve some of the key targets envisaged in the BESP for primary and lower secondary schools.
  • Chilungamo (Justice and Accountability) Programme

    Camp Courts - reducing overcrowding in Malawi Prisons

    The Chilungamo Programme builds on decades of support by the EU to governance in Malawi. Chilungamo is a Chichewa word meaning justice, with its connotation of a sense of stewardship.
  • Somalia: major step in EU support to state-building

    15 October 2018
    The EU and Somalia signed on 14 October an agreement to provide €100 million to the Somali budget over the next two and a half years. These funds will support the Federal Government's reforms to build a unified, federal state.
  • European Commission welcomes new high-level group on EU-Africa relations

    10 October 2018
    European Commission Vice-President Ansip and Commissioners Mimica, Hogan, Stylianides and Vella participate today in the launch of a high-level group of personalities convened by Friends of Europe, the Mo Ibrahim Foundation and the ONE campaign.