We are the European Commission’s department for International Partnerships under the leadership of Commissioner Jutta Urpilainen.
Our role is to:
We are responsible for formulating the EU’s international partnership and development policy, with the ultimate goal to reduce poverty, ensure sustainable development, and promote democracy, human rights, and the rule of law across the world.
EU International Partnerships: for people and the planet
We accompany our partner countries on their path towards sustainable development and always adapt our support to their evolving needs, including when there situation improves and they transition from bilateral assistance towards more targeted support.
To ensure that our work is the most coherent and effective, we cooperate and coordinate with: