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.
ECOFAC6 promotes a green economy characterised by sustainable and inclusive economic development, as well as the fight against climate change.
The NaturAfrica initiative supports biodiversity conservation in Africa, taking an innovative, people-centred approach.
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.
Global Gateway: Commissioners Breton and Urpilainen visit Namibia to take forward partnerships in green hydrogen and sustainable raw materials
On 24-25 January, Commissioner for the Internal Market, Thierry Breton, and Commissioner for International Partnerships, Jutta Urpilainen, will visit Southern Africa to enhance ties between the EU and Namibia and mark the 33rd anniversary of the EU-Namibia Partnership.
Today at COP 15, European Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries Sinkevičius and Guyanese Minister of Natural Resources Bharrat signed a legally binding trade agreement to promote sustainable trade of legal timber to the EU.
During the EU-ASEAN Commemorative Summit, the EU and its Member States, in a Team Europe approach, announced the mobilisation of €10 billion as part of Global Gateway to accelerate infrastructure investments in ASEAN countries.