The EU is working on a large number of development and humanitarian projects across Pakistan. Education and vocational training is the single largest sector for EU funding. Thousands of boys and girls in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab and Sindh have improved access to schools due to EU funding. Higher quality of curricula and text books, and more professional teachers, are among the criteria for receiving EU funding.
Since the creation of the so-called Schengen Zone travel between EU countries has become much easier. Quality, diversity, and opportunity are among the many benefits of European higher education institutions.
The EU’s external policies, strategies, instruments and missions to support stability, promote human rights and democracy, seek to spread prosperity and support the enforcement of the rule of law and good governance.
The EU is active in a wide range of topics, from human rights to transport and trade. A list of topics which summarise what the EU does in a specific area, useful links to relevant bodies, laws and documents.