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International Partnerships



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.


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.

European Development Days

Europe’s leading forum on international partnerships – the European Development Days – will take place on 21 and 22 June 2022. This year’s event will focus on ‘Global Gateway: building sustainable partnerships for a connected world.’