Förderverein Informationstechnik und Gesellschaft

European Commission - Development: The Commission and non-governmental organisations: Building a stronger partnership

Civil Society, good governance, and Decentralised Co-operation

The DG Development's current Mission Statement on Civil Society, good governance, and Decentralised Co-operation is

To support and reinforce the role of decentralised actors in the EU's development co-operation with developing countries, in particular through cofinancing of NGO activities To support and reinforce partnership between civil society in Europe and civil society in developing countries

What do we do?

Develop policy on the role of civil society


Manage the NGO cofinancing budget line for operations in developing countries and for public awareness in Europe


Manage the budget line for decentralised co-operation

Who's who? Organisation chart of the unit

How to contact us

DG Development/A/4

200 rue de la Loi

B-1049 Brussels

Fax: 299 28 47

For enquiries on the status of financing requests already submitted, requests for documents and general enquiries :

Help-line telephone : 299 69 11

e-mail :