DG INTPA - DG for International Partnerships
DGs & EU Agencies

The Commission's Directorate-General for International Partnerships is 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.

The role of the DG for International Partnerships (DG INTPA) is to:

  • work together with partner countries across the world to achieve sustainable development
  • design the EU’s international partnership and development policy

DG INTPA accompanies partner countries on their path towards sustainable development, continuously adapting their support to the country’s evolving needs and transitioning from bilateral assistance towards more targeted support as the situation improves.

To ensure the most coherent and effective work, DG INTPA cooperates and coordinates with:

  • other Commission services responsible for thematic policies and/or external action
  • EU member countries and EU delegations in the field

Links

  • 2mdev

    Migration and development

    Migration and development are deeply intertwined. Development can be a driver of migration, granting people access to resources which enable them to move. At the same time, migration can...

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    Asylum and forced displacement

    Asylum is a fundamental human right guaranteed universally by the 1951 Geneva Convention. The European Union’s Common European Asylum System (CEAS) set up common procedures to ensure fair...

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    Migration and vulnerable groups

    Some social groups are more exposed than others to the risks embedded in migration decisions. Women, children and ethnic minorities typically constitute the most vulnerable groups of...

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  • 7mgov

    International migration governance

    International migration governance refers to the complex framework of laws, regulations, partnerships, that national, subnational and international institutions adopt to manage and shape...

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Additional Info

Spatial Coverage World
Organisation Type EU Institution

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