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.
COP28: EU and Honduras join forces to restore 1,3 million hectares of forest in Honduras with a strategic Forest Partnership
Today, during the COP28, Executive Vice President of the European Commission Maroš Šefčovič and representative of the President of Honduras, Xiomara Castro, signed a Memorandum of Understanding for a Forest Partnership with Honduras.
COP28: EU announces over €20 billion for Team Europe Initiative on Africa-EU Green Energy Initiative
Today, during the COP28, Executive Vice President of the European Commission Maroš Šefčovič announced a Team Europe pledge of more than €20 billion for the Africa-EU Green Energy Initiative (AEGEI), an initiative launched during the 6th EU-AU Summit, in February 2022.
Global Gateway: EU launches regional food security programme for the Caribbean to boost agriculture and fisheries sectors
The European Union alongside Secretary General of CARICOM (Caribbean Community), Carla Barnett, Honourable Minister of Agriculture of Guyana, Zulfikar Mustapha and Assistant Secretary-General of CARICOM Joseph Cox launched the regional food security programme for the Caribbean.