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European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations (DG NEAR)
News article23 November 2022Directorate-General for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations

Institution Building Days 2022 celebrate TAIEX & Twinning

Inst Building days

The European Commission’s institution building instruments TAIEX and Twinning are powerful and unique instruments to promote EU public sector expertise in EU’s partner countries across the globe.

On Wednesday and Thursday this week, NEAR C3 organises the annual Institution Building Days to bring together practitioners of the TAIEX and Twinning communities to support public administration reforms and promote EU best practice in enlargement and neighborhood countries.

This year’s event will welcome over 350 registered participants both onsite in Brussels as well as virtually all over the world. Over 10 Commission services, some 30 EU Delegations and, for the first time, partners from Africa, Central Asia and Latin America will participate.

The annual event is a platform for the institution building community to address challenges and discuss future priorities in Team Europe approach.

To follow the Institution Building Days on social media, look for #EUTaiex and #EUTwinning hashtags!


TAIEX is the Technical Assistance and Information Exchange instrument of the European Commission. TAIEX supports public administrations around the world with regard to the approximation, application and enforcement of EU legislation as well as the sharing of EU best practices. It is largely needs-driven and delivers appropriate tailor-made expertise to address issues at short notice in three ways:  workshops, expert missions and study visits. Read more:

Twinning is a European Union instrument for institutional cooperation between Public Administrations of EU Member States and of beneficiary or partner countries. Twinning projects bring together public sector expertise from EU Member States and beneficiary countries with the aim of achieving concrete mandatory operational results through peer-to-peer activities. Read more: