Global Europe

Civil Society Organisations in Israel

Global Europe. Thematic Programme for Civil Society Organisations and for Human Rights and Democracy. Israel 2024. Call for proposals EuropeAid/180844/DD/ACT/IL.

Social Investment and Innovation in Latin America and Caribbean

EU External Action. Action Grants. Global Gateway: Social Investment and Innovation (Social Accelerator). Latin America and Caribbean. Call for proposals EuropeAid/179770/DH/ACT/Multi.

Global Gateway Investment Agenda with Latin America and Caribbean

During today's EU-LAC Business Round Table as part of the EU-CELAC Summit, President Ursula von der Leyen has presented the EU-LAC Global Gateway Investment Agenda (GGIA), which revolves around the following pillars: a fair green transition, an inclusive digital transformation, human development and health resilience and vaccines. She also announced that Team Europe has committed […]

Strengthening Civil Society Organisations

Global Europe Thematic programmes on Human Rights and Democracy & Civil Society Organisations. Strengthening of Civil Society Organisations. Call for proposals EuropeAid/177829/DD/ACT/Multi.

EU and Latin America and the Caribbean step up action to promote inclusive and equal societies

Ahead of the EU-CELAC Leaders' Summit, Commissioner for International Partnerships, Jutta Urpilainen, announced a new EU programme worth €60 million to step up action against inequalities and to promote inclusive and equal societies in Latin America and the Caribbean. The Commissioner made the announcement at the EU – Latin America and Caribbean Forum bringing together […]

Programming the Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument

European Court of Auditors. Special report 14/2023: Programming the Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument – Global Europe – Comprehensive programmes with deficiencies in the methods for allocating funds and impact monitoring Programming is the process through which the EU defines its priorities for international cooperation. Our audit assessed whether the Commission and the European […]

European Financial Architecture for Development 2022

2022 progress report on the European Financial Architecture for Development

New Agenda to strengthen EU's partnership with Latin America and the Caribbean

Today, the High Representative and the European Commission have adopted a Joint Communication setting out a New Agenda for Relations between the EU and Latin America and the Caribbean. It proposes a stronger and modernised strategic partnership, through reinforced political engagement, boosting trade and investment, and building more sustainable, fair and inter-connected societies through Global […]

Commission and EIB announce funds worth €18 billion to boost investments in climate action and sustainable economies #GlobalGateway 

The European Commission and the European Investment Bank have announced €18 billion of financing under Global Gateway, Europe's investment strategy for partner countries. This will boost investment in Global Gateway's priority areas – climate action, clean energy and connectivity – in Europe's partner countries around the world. In particular, these projects will aim to help […]

EIB and European Commission sign agreement to boost private sector investments in African, Caribbean and Pacific countries #GlobalGateway

Today, the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the European Commission signed agreements for a total volume of €4 billion; consisting of a Guarantee Agreement that will mobilise up to €3.5 billion in lending and a €500 million Trust Fund contribution, to support businesses in African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries until 2027. The agreement marks […]

New guarantee programmes under the European Fund for Sustainable Development plus #GlobalGateway

The Operational Board of the European Fund for Sustainable Development plus (EFSD+) has today given a positive opinion to €6.05 billion in financial guarantees to support 40 investment programmes in Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin American and Asia Pacific. The guarantees are expected to generate more than €50 billion in investments in key sectors of Global Gateway, […]

EU Human Rights Defenders Mechanism

Human rights are increasingly under threat worldwide. Against this global backdrop, reconfirming the European Union's strong support to human rights, fundamental freedoms and democracy, and their defenders worldwide, Commissioner Jutta Urpilainen today signed €30 million, a substantial increase, for the new phase of the EU Human Rights Defenders Mechanism, in the presence of civil society […]