Bilateral relations between Uzbekistan and the EU have been governed by a Partnership and Cooperation Agreement (PCA) since 1999.
Funding for development cooperation is provided by the EU's Development Cooperation Instrument (DCI).
EU assistance to Uzbekistan focuses on:
The EU is currently preparing a new EU-Uzbekistan assistance programme for 2014-2020.
The EU and Uzbekistan also cooperate in the framework of a regional approach which includes all five Central Asian republics: the EU and Central Asia strategy for a new partnership (2007).
For more information, see also: