About the programme

The Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP) contributes to the EU’s objectives of preserving peace, strengthening international security, promoting international cooperation and developing and consolidating democracy, the rule of law and respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms.

Within the CFSP budget, the European Union funds

  • civilian stabilisation missions
  • EU Special Representatives
  • the Kosovo Specialist Chamber
  • actions in the field of non-proliferation and disarmament
  • the European Security and Defence College

Programme website

Funding opportunities

Calls for proposal

Check the open and upcoming calls for proposal under the Common Foreign and Security Policy:

See calls for proposal

Impact and performance

Budget and performance

Includes performance highlights, key performance indicators, and the performance framework and assessment.

Programme features

  • Management mode

    Indirect and direct management

  • Climate contribution

    No target set in the legal basis

  • MFF heading

    Neighbourhood and the World

  • Total budget 2021-2027

    € 2.68 billion (current prices)

  • Cluster

    External Action