Bilateral relations between Uzbekistan and the EU have been governed by a Partnership and Cooperation Agreement (PCA) since 1999.
Funding is provided by the EU's Development Cooperation Instrument (DCI) .
EU assistance to the country focuses on:
The EU and Uzbekistan also cooperate in the framework of a regional approach which includes all five Central Asian republics: the EU and Central Asia strategy for a new partnership (2007).
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Uzbekistan also participates in several ongoing regional and thematic programmes.