The European Commission is a privileged partner of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Privileged because, historically, the Commission has been responding since 1959 by adapting its aid to the requirements and crises faced by the country. Privileged also because, since then, the Commission is one of the DRC’s main donors, both in terms of development aid and humanitarian aid.
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.
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.