EU-Burundi relations are based on the Cotonou Agreement which covers:
The EU priorities in Burundi are in line with the "Cadre stratégique de lutte contre la pauvreté (CSLP II) 2012-2016", adopted by the Government of Burundi; the European Commission/High Representative Communication "A strategic framework for the Great Lakes" (JOIN(2013) 23)"; the "The Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework for the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Region ".
These priorities include:
The EU strong commitment to development assistance in Burundi is based on the European Consensus for Development; the Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness; the Agenda for change; the Millennium Development Goals.
Under the 10th European Development Fund (2008-2013) , the EU contribution was worth €188m distributed as follows:
The initial allocation was increased to €210,7m and included funds from the European Commission's MDG initiative (€18m)
Under the 11th European Development Fund (2014-2020), the EU contribution will be worth €432m, distributed as follows: