Health, education and a decent standard of living are the key elements to ensure human development. The EU works with partners countries to support health systems and infrastructures, education policies, social protection and to reduce inequalities.
The BRiCE Programme was set up by the EU to help 75 million children living in crisis-affected countries who are in need educational support.
The DEAR Programme supports projects that engage Europeans in global issues related to social, economic and environmental development.
Transcultura Programme seeks to harness diversity, build bridges between people and cultures of different linguistic areas, and foster the role of culture, heritage and creativity.
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.
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.
Afghanistan: EU reinforces basic needs support to the Afghan people with a new €142.8 million package
The European Commission adopted a new funding package worth €142.8 million to strengthen basic services and sustain livelihoods for Afghans, with a focus on vulnerable populations including displaced or displacement-affected people.