International Cooperation and Development

Priorities

A stronger global actor – The EU has set priorities for its external cooperation to face global challenges, promote its values and contribute to peace and prosperity in the world.

Funding

The EU is the largest development cooperation donor in the world. We provide funding in many different fields and through different methods depending on the needs and objectives of our partner countries.

Where we work

Find out in which countries and regions the EU is working to improve people’s lives.

Lorenzo Natali Media Prize 2020

Rewarding excellence in sustainable development journalism