Leg4Dev funding

Directorate-General for International Partnerships, European Commission

European Commission’s department for International Partnerships

The Directorate-General for International Partnerships (DG International Partnerships or DG INTPA) is one of the departments of the European Commission whose role is to (1) work together with partner countries across the world to achieve sustainable development; and (2)  design the EU’s international partnership and development policy. For more visit https://ec.europa.eu/international-partnerships/about-us_en

The EU’s DESIRA program is supported by the European Commission (Development Cooperation Instruments) under the Global Public Goods and Challenges Thematic Programme. It represents around €300 million.  https://europa.eu/capacity4dev/desira#Governance-and-funding

DeSIRA is supported by key political and institutional commitments (UNFCC CoP 21, One planet summit 2017, Ouagadougou declaration 2018) and is designed based on key consultations (European Member States, EU Delegations, CAADP, FAO, GFAR, IFAD, BMGF). DeSIRA is fully aligned with the new European Policy on the Green Deal. https://ec.europa.eu/international-partnerships/programmes/desira_en

The LEG4DEV program is funded by the European Union’s DESIRA program for 5 years (Nov 2020 to Oct 2025) with €6.5 million of EU funding. https://europa.eu/capacity4dev/desira/wiki/leg4dev