As a global leader, the EU continues to lead on international efforts, and in conjunction with our partners, we address environmental challenges and promote the implementation of ambitious climate, environment and energy policies across the world. Through bilateral efforts, we accompany partners to transition towards more sustainable development pathways.
The Biodiversity and Protected Areas Management (BIOPAMA) Programme assists the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries to address their priorities for better managing and governing biodiversity and natural resources. It provides a variety of tools, services and funding.
ECOFAC6 promotes a green economy characterised by sustainable and inclusive economic development, as well as the fight against climate change.
The project supports biodiversity conservation in six priority regions: Congo Basin forest ecosystems, Transhumance landscapes in Central Africa, West Africa Forests, Sudano-sahelian savannahs of West Africa, Eastern Rift savannahs and watersheds, Transfrontier conservation areas of Southern Africa.
This programme aims to strengthen urban governance by supporting social, environmental or economic sustainability.
The SWITCH Africa Green programme aims to assist African countries with sustainable development, by encouraging a shift towards an inclusive green economy.
Today in Brussels, European Commissioner for International Partnerships Jutta Urpilainen, Ivorian Minister of Water and Forests Laurent Tchagba, and Ambassador, Belgian Permanent Representative to the European Union, Willem van de Voorde, signed a legally binding trade agreement to promote sustainab
Global Gateway: European Commission and African Development Bank Group unlock new funding for African infrastructure projects
On the sidelines of this week's Italy-Africa Summit, the European Commission and the African Development Bank Group have formalised a new Financial Framework Partnership Agreement to boost investments in infrastructure projects in Africa.
Global Gateway: EU and Horn of Africa countries sign Alliance to boost economic development and combat climate change
Today in Brussels, during the 19th Horn of Africa Initiative Ministerial, co-chaired by European Commission Vice-President Margaritis Schinas and H.E. Ahmed Shide, Minister of Finance of Ethiopia, and representatives of the Horn of Africa Countries, the EU and Germany, both signed a new EU Alliance