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The European Union and the Republic of India benefit from a longstanding relationship going back to the early 1960s. The Joint Political Statement of 1993 and the 1994 Co-operation Agreement, which is the current legislative framework for cooperation, opened the door to a broad political dialogue, which evolves through annual Summits, regular ministerial and expert level meetings.

In 2004 India became one of the EU’s “Strategic Partners” (Joint Press Statement ). Since 2005, the Joint Action Plan pdf - 97 KB [97 KB] which was revised in 2008 pdf - 39 KB [39 KB] français (fr) , is helping to realise the full potential of this partnership in key areas of interest for India and the EU. Current efforts are centred on: developing cooperation in the security field (in light of the EU-India Declaration on International Terrorism ); ongoing negotiations for a Free Trade Agreement; and implementation of the joint work programme on climate change adopted at the Summit in 2008.

The Country Strategy Paper for India 2007-2013 pdf - 447 KB [447 KB] (€470 million in total – a yearly average of €67 million) concentrates EU funds on health, education and the implementation of the Joint Action Plan, see also its Mid-Term Review pdf - 283 KB [283 KB] .  A Memorandum of Understanding on the Multi-Annual Indicative Programme (MIP) 2011-2013 pdf - 283 KB [283 KB] was signed between the EU and India in February 2011.  A review confirmed the need to further support social sectors like health and education, in particular secondary education and vocational training. For 2011-2013, the EU intends to fund fellowships for Indian students and professors (Erasmus Mundus), as well as projects in the fields of energy, environment and trade related technical assistance.

You can find more information in our EU-India brochure pdf - 2 MB [2 MB] .

 


EU and ASEAN: Towards a Strategic Partnership for Peace Stability and Prosperity This year's EU-ASEAN foreign ministers marked the 20th anniversary of ministerial meetings. It was a special occasion as ministers agreed to upgrade the relationship to a strategic partnership. This is testament to the growing depth of their cooperation and demonstrates the increasing importance the EU attaches to relations with partners in Asia. /top_stories/images/20140723_eu-aseanflags.jpg © EU 0801262480d8585e 0801262480e4e8c1 0801262480e4e8ce 0801262480d75e82 0801262480e4578f 0801262480e4fd75 0801262480d27595 0801262480e4fe81 0801262480e4fddc 0801262480e4fe07 0801262480e4fe14 0801262480e4fe25 0801262480e4fe2e 0801262480e4fe4e 0801262480e4fe6b 08012624808f0b72 0801262480e4fe7e 0801262480e4fe8e 0801262480e4fec2 0801262480e4fede 0801262480af9d8c 080126248a18cf86 08012624869864f0 23/07/2014 /top_stories/2014/230714_eu_asean_en.htm EU-ASEAN foreign ministers to discuss key challenges in Brussels Daily headlines in South East Asia speak about the region's impressive economic achievements. More and more they also focus on security tensions, including those in the South China Sea. The EU supports ASEAN in the twin challenge of integrating the region's economies and addressing growing security threats. That’s why on 23 July Foreign Ministers from 28 EU and 10 ASEAN Member States will gather in Brussels to discuss how the EU-ASEAN partnership can best deliver shared security and sustainable prosperity for their peoples. /top_stories/images/180714_eu-asean.jpg © EU 0801262480d8585e 0801262480e4e8c1 0801262480e4e8ce 0801262480d75e82 0801262480e4578f 0801262480e4fd75 0801262480d27595 0801262480e4fe81 0801262480e4fddc 0801262480e4fe07 0801262480e4fe14 0801262480e4fe25 0801262480e4fe2e 0801262480e4fe4e 0801262480e4fe6b 08012624808f0b72 0801262480e4fe7e 0801262480e4fe8e 0801262480e4fec2 0801262480e4fede 0801262480af9d8c 080126248a18cf86 08012624869864f0 18/07/2014 /top_stories/2014/180714_eu-asean_en.htm