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.
Global Gateway: EU and Member States launch global Team Europe Initiative on Deforestation-free Value Chains
Today during COP28, Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius together with high-level representatives of Germany, the Netherlands and France, launched a global Team Europe Initiative (TEI) on Deforestation-free Value Chains.
COP28: EU joins forces with Latin America and Caribbean to combat sargassum and make it an economic opportunity under Global Gateway
Today at COP28, the EU and the Government of Dominican Republic co-organised the “COP 28 Sargassum Panel – Urgency and Opportunities for Action and Investment” at the Dominican Republic Pavilion.
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.