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European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations

Countries

Eastern Partnership

Armenia

The EU cooperates with Armenia in the framework of the European Neighbourhood Policy and its eastern regional dimension, the Eastern Partnership...

Azerbaijan

The European Union’s bilateral relations with Azerbaijan are based on the EU-Azerbaijan Partnership and Cooperation Agreement in force since 1999...

Belarus

The conduct and aftermath of the 2020 Presidential elections in Belarus have put at risk progress made in bilateral relations in the past years...

Georgia

Based on the Commission’s opinion on the country’s application for EU membership, Georgia was given a European perspective on 23 June 2022 by unanimous agreement between the leaders of all 27 EU Member States...

Moldova

Based on the Commission’s opinion on the country’s application for EU membership, Moldova was given a European perspective and granted candidate status on 23 June 2022 by unanimous agreement between the leaders of all 27 EU Member States...

Ukraine

Based on the Commission’s opinion on the country’s application for EU membership, Ukraine was given a European perspective and granted candidate status on 23 June 2022 by unanimous agreement between the leaders of all 27 EU Member States...

Southern Neighbourhood

Algeria

The European Union and Algeria have a long-standing partnership of which the Association Agreement...

Egypt

The European Union-Egypt relations have intensified over the past years and cover a wide spectrum of fields of cooperation...

Israel

The European Union-Israel partnership underpins political relations and aims at strengthening economic performance, while fostering regional...

Jordan

The partnership between the European Union (EU) and Jordan is underpinned by a shared commitment to boost Jordan’s social and economic development...

Lebanon

The partnership between the European Union (EU) and Lebanon aims to promote Lebanon’s development as a stable, democratic, politically open...

Libya

The EU is determined to help Libya return to peace and resume its transition towards a stable, secure and prosperous country...

Morocco

The European Union - Morocco relationship tackles common challenges such as economic development, innovation, climate change, justice, security...

Palestine*

The European Union is the biggest provider of external assistance to the Palestinians. In line with the goal of a negotiated two-state solution...

Syria

The European Union (EU) suspended all its bilateral cooperation with the Government of Syria in May 2011, following the escalation of violence...

Tunisia

The partnership between Tunisia and the European Union (EU) is rooted in the mutual interest of enhancing a prosperous and stable Tunisian democracy..

Western Balkans and Türkiye

Albania

Albania – along with other Western Balkans countries – was identified as a potential candidate for EU membership during the Thessaloniki European Council summit in June 2003...

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina - along with other Western Balkans countries – was identified as a potential candidate for EU membership during the Thessaloniki European Council summit in June 2003...

Kosovo

In 2008 the EU repeated its willingness to assist the economic and political development of Kosovo through a clear European perspective...

Montenegro

In 2006 Montenegro's parliament declared independence from the State Union of Serbia and Montenegro. In 2008, the new country applied for EU membership...

North Macedonia

North Macedonia – along with other Western Balkans partners – was identified as a potential candidate for EU membership during the Thessaloniki European Council summit in 2003...

Serbia

Serbia – along with 5 other Western Balkans countries – was identified as a potential candidate for EU membership during the Thessaloniki European Council summit in 2003...

Türkiye

In 1987, Türkiye applied to join what was then the European Economic Community, and in 1999 it was declared eligible to join the EU...


*  This designation shall not be construed as recognition of a State of Palestine and is without prejudice to the individual positions of the Member States on this issue.