Early experiences in programming EU aid 2014-2020

Programming of billions of euro’s worth of EU development aid for the period 2014-2020 is currently underway for the two principal geographic funding instruments (the Development Cooperation Instrument (DCI) and the 11th European Development Fund (EDF)). Programming is the essential process through which the EU’s recent impact-oriented development policy – the EU Agenda for Change2 – is translated into practice at the country and regional levels. It is furthermore a critical test of the EU’s new institutional framework, established by the Lisbon Treaty, to deliver a coherent, efficient, political and effective EU external action. The programming guidelines3 have been adapted to reflect these major changes and were sent to EU Delegations on May 2012. . . . → Read More:  Early experiences in programming EU aid 2014-2020 (PDF – 478Kb)

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