Development, Environment and Economic Affairs
The EU at the forefront of the promotion of sustainable development worldwide
One of the EU's main policy objectives is to steer the process of globalization towards sustainable development. That is why the EU mobilizes its resources to realize essential economic, social and environmental objectives, such as the eradication of poverty and the closure of the development gap and the protection and sustainable use of environmental resources.
Working with partners
The Geneva delegations of the EU and its Member States pursue these objectives in a broad spectrum of international organizations including:
EU statements in the area of sustainable development
Latest news on sustainable development
23/03/15 - Declaration by the High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the Commission Federica Mogherini on behalf of the EU on the occasion of World and European Water Day