International Cooperation and Development

External Cooperation InfoPoint

The External Cooperation InfoPoint acts as the interface between the public and the European Commission services dealing with external relations.

It is a space devoted to dialogue and the exchange of ideas on EU external cooperation topics.

The InfoPoint answers your questions related to EU development and cooperation policies and offers you free and easy on-site access to European Commission publications on these topics.


    The InfoPoint can redirect you to the right service for:

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    Lunchtime conferences

    InfoPoint lunchtime conferences are aimed at the general public, development stakeholders and European institutions staff.

    They encourage interaction and are usually tied in with topical events, e.g. visits to Brussels of high-level development actors or yearly international days raising awareness on specific topics, e.g. the International Women’s Day, World Refugee Day, World Food Day etc.

    Subscribe to our mailing list to stay informed about our coming conferences and events.

    Group visits

    The InfoPoint organises tailored group visits featuring presentations on subjects related to external cooperation by European Commission staff.

    • Visit duration: from 45 minutes to 3 hours
    • For whom: groups of minimum 10 people, interested in EU development and cooperation policies, like university or high school classes, companies, NGOs, EU officials, regional representatives from partner countries, etc.
    • Presentation language: usually English or French (other EU languages also available)

    To book a group visit, please submit your request 1 month in advance with mention of:

    • the topic(s) to cover
    • your preferred date, time and visit duration, as well as your language preferences
    • the number of participants and background information on their knowledge of the topic(s), as well as any other relevant information for a successful visit

    Your visit will be officially confirmed within 15 working days.


    Our address

    You will find us at:

    47 rue de la Loi
    1040 Brussels

    Opening hours

    From Monday to Friday 10am-4pm
    Closed on Commission holidays

    Get in touch

    By email, with your questions on:

    By phone:

    • +32 (0)2 299 98 14
    • +32 (0)2 299 98 18

    Please read our Privacy Statement to know how we collect, process, and protect your data.

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