For the next long-term EU budget 2021-2027, the European Commission is proposing to increase the external action budget to €123 billion, to significantly simplify its structure, and make it much more flexible and effective to address today's global challenges.
Pre-accession assistance supports EU candidate countries and potential candidates in adopting and implementing key political, institutional, social and economic reforms to comply with EU values and to progressively align to its rules, standards and policies.
The European Union is the world’s biggest donor of development assistance, the first trading partner and the first foreign investor for almost every country in the world. As a Union promoting peace, stability and exporting its values and rules, it is faced with many challenges as well as opportunities in an increasingly complex and connected world. Prosperity and peace in the EU’s neighbourhood has a positive impact on the EU’s own prosperity.
No âmbito do projeto Blue Sahel, financiado pela União Europeia e implementado pela Guardia Civil Espanhola, nestas semanas decorre uma formação sobre prevenção e luta contra o crime transnacional, incluindo o tráfico de drogas, tráfico de viaturas roubadas e migração irregular, entre outros. Os formandos são elementos da Guarda Nacional e da Polícia Judiciária.