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.
The EU will invest an additional €125 million to strengthen health systems, in particular to help extend universal health coverage, through a partnership program with the World Health Organisation (WHO), signed today by Commissioner Jutta Urpilainen and WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros.
Today, the Commission adopted a new EU Global Health Strategy to improve global health security and deliver better health for all in a changing world. With the Strategy, the EU deepens its leadership and reasserts its responsibility for tackling key global challenges and health inequalities head-on.
COP15: the European Union and the Organisation of African, Caribbean, and Pacific States call for an ambitious global agreement
At the United Nations Biodiversity Conference COP15 meeting in Montréal, from 7 to 19 December the European Union and the Organisation of African, Caribbean, and Pacific States (OACPS) will support the adoption of an ambitious, comprehensive and transformative post-2020 global biodiversity framework