Commissioner Urpilainen launches EU Youth Action Plan in the Caribbean with students at University of West Indies and St Ambrose Primary School
During her mission to Barbados on 11 and 12 October, European Commissioner for International Partnerships, Jutta Urpilainen, launched the EU Youth Action Plan in the Caribbean at the University of West Indies.
2022 marks the 10th anniversary of the EU and UNESCO's strategic partnership. By joining forces at global, regional, and national levels, the EU and UNESCO have transformed the lives of millions of people.
European Year of Youth 2022: EU adopts the first Youth Action Plan in EU External Action to strengthen engagement with young people worldwide
Today, the Commission and the High Representative adopted the Youth Action Plan in the European Union external action for 2022-2027, the first-ever policy framework for a strategic partnership with young people around the world to build a more resilient, inclusive and sustainable future.
Reconfirming the European Union's strong support to human rights, fundamental freedoms and democracy, and their defenders worldwide, Commissioner Jutta Urpilainen today signed €30 million, a substantial increase, for the new phase of the EU Human Rights Defenders Mechanism.
Global Gateway: European Commission and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development deepen their partnership to boost private sector investment
Today, Commissioner for International Partnerships, Jutta Urpilainen, and Odile Renaud-Basso, President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), signed a new Financial Framework Partnership Agreement (FFPA) between the European Commission and the EBRD to boost investment in su
Scaling up sustainable finance in low and middle-income countries: High-Level Expert Group kick-starts work
The High-Level Expert Group meets in Brussels today for the first time kick-starting their reflection on the challenges and opportunities of sustainable finance in partner countries with a view to providing recommendations to the Commission on how to scale up funding from the private sector.
Sexual and reproductive health and rights: EU announces additional €45 million for UNFPA Supplies Partnership
The European Commission announced today an additional €45 million over six years for the UNFPA Supplies Partnership to support sexual and reproductive health and rights – and women’s rights – worldwide.
Food security: EU allocates funds to the most vulnerable African, Caribbean and Pacific countries hit by food crisis
The European Commission has allocated €600 million of European Development Fund to finance immediate humanitarian food aid, food production and resilience of food systems in the most vulnerable countries in Africa, the Caribbean and Pacific (ACP).
EU announces historic €715 million for the Global Fund to save millions of lives from AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria
Today, the European Commission announced a new record €715 million from the EU budget to the Global Fund for the period 2023-2025 at the Fund's Seventh Replenishment Conference, hosted by US President Biden in New York.
The EU and its Member States, in a Team Europe approach, welcome the UN Secretary General's Transforming Education Summit as a moment to elevate our commitment to education to the highest political level.