The European Commission is one of the institutions of the European Union, the others being the European Parliament, the Council of the European Union, the Court of Justice, and the Court of Auditors. The European Union is made up of 27 Member States, with a total population of around 500 million and is the largest trading bloc in the world.

The entry into force of the Lisbon Treaty on the 1st of December 2009 has reinforced the role of the Delegation, which has the status of a diplomatic mission and officially represents the European Union in Mozambique. The Head of Delegation is Mr. Antonio Sanchez-Benedito Gaspar.

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    European Union Delegation building in Maputo, Mozambique
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    European Union Delegation building in Maputo, Mozambique

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Mandate of the Delegation

Working together in partnership

The Delegation's mandate includes the following:

  • To reinforce EU - Mozambique bilateral relations, and the political and policy dialogue on issues of mutual interest in the spirit of partnership with the Government and sub-national actors.
  • Promoting and defending the values and policies of the EU in an open and equal partnership with the Government and people of Mozambique.
  • Implementing EU's long-term development assistance programs in Mozambique in line with local priorities regarding peace and stability, social affairs, post-cyclone recovery and reconstruction, mitigating the impact of climate change, and responding to the Covid-19 pandemic.
  • To support regional integration through the implementation of the EU - SADC Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA), as well as assisting the programmes and institutions on the wider development agenda.

How we work

Delegation of the European Union to Mozambique

Delegation of the European Union to Mozambique

Postal address: 

Address: Avenida Julius Nyerere, 2820
PO Box 1306, Maputo – Mozambique

Phone number: 

Telephone: +258 21 481000 Fax: +258 21 491866
Cellphones: +258 823013891 / 823013894 / 823013897

Email: DELEGATION-MOZAMBIQUE@eeas.europa.eu

Head of Delegation

Email: delegation-mozambique-hod@eeas.europa.eu

Head of Cooperation

Email: delegation-mozambique-hoc@eeas.europa.eu

Head of Political, Press & Information Section

E-mail: DELEGATION-MOZAMBIQUE@eeas.europa.eu

Cooperation Section I - Governance and PALOP-TL

E-mail: DELEGATION-MOZAMBIQUE@eeas.europa.eu

Cooperation Section II - Resilience and Climate Change

E-mail: DELEGATION-MOZAMBIQUE@eeas.europa.eu

Cooperation Section III - Infrastructure, Investment and Private Sector

E-mail: DELEGATION-MOZAMBIQUE@eeas.europa.eu

Finance and Contracts Section

E-mail: delegation-mozambique-fcs@eeas.europa.eu

Administration Section

E-mail: delegation-mozambique-hoa@eeas.europa.eu

Press and Information Section

E-mail: DELEGATION-MOZAMBIQUE@eeas.europa.eu

Opening Hours: 

Monday – Thursday:  7:30am - 4:00pm
Friday: 7:30am - 1:00pm

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    EU Flags
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    EU and Member States' flags

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