European Union External Action

EU-Afghanistan relations, factsheet

Bruxelles, 26/03/2019 - 10:30, UNIQUE ID: 160929_01

The EU’s relationship with Afghanistan is guided by the EU Strategy for Afghanistan, adopted in 2017, aimed at strengthening the country’s institutions and economy. The 2017 Cooperation Agreement provides the basis for developing a mutually beneficial relationship in several areas such as: the rule of law, health, rural development, education, science and technology, the fights against terrorism, organised crime and narcotics.