The Delegation acts as the interface between the European institutions and the Government of The Gambia and its population. Over the years, the role of the Delegation has evolved to cover a wide range of issues.
The Delegation's mandate includes the following:
- To actively promote the values and policies of the European Union, in an open and equal partnership with the Government and people of The Gambia;
- To deepen the political dialogue on all issues of mutual interest and to strengthen the partnership;
- To play a key role in implementing the EU's development cooperation activities. In The Gambia, these cover a range of target areas such as infrastructure, governance, food security and rural development;
- To inform The Gambia about the policies and programmes of the European Union, as well as its institutions and values.