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.

Stories

  • Commissioner Mimica visits the Holy See to deepen cooperation on development

    15 February 2019
    Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, met with Secretary of State, Cardinal Parolin and Cardinal Peter K. Turkson, First prefect of the Dicastery for the Promotion of Integral Human Development. They discussed ways to cooperate over the pursuit of the Sustainable Development Goals, emphasising the importance of human development.
  • EU provides €45 million in support for smallholder agri-businesses in rural Africa

    15 February 2019
    Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica is in Rome today for the launch of the new Agri-Business Capital (ABC) Fund, which will help deliver on the Africa-Europe Alliance for Sustainable Investments and Jobs.