A general survey of development policy

01-01-2018

Development policy lies at the heart of the European Union’s external policies. It aims to eradicate poverty, foster sustainable growth, defend human rights and democracy, promote gender equality, and tackle environmental and climate challenges. The EU works on a global scale and is the world’s largest development donor. Cooperation with EU Member States and alignment with the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development are key to the efficient delivery of aid.

Development policy lies at the heart of the European Union’s external policies. It aims to eradicate poverty, foster sustainable growth, defend human rights and democracy, promote gender equality, and tackle environmental and climate challenges. The EU works on a global scale and is the world’s largest development donor. Cooperation with EU Member States and alignment with the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development are key to the efficient delivery of aid.