European Neighbourhood Instrument


The European Neighbourhood Instrument (ENI) will promote political cooperation and economic integration between the European Union and its partner countries.

The European Neighbourhood Instrument covers 16 partners to the East and South of the European Union’s borders. Through ENI, the EU offers its neighbours a privileged relationship, building upon a mutual commitment to values and principles such as democracy and human rights, the rule of law, good governance, market economy principles and sustainable development and climate action.

The EU aims to promote prosperity by supporting its neighbouring countires in issues which deal mainly with human rights, democracy and encouraging security and stability by working closely with its European neighbours.

Actions should mainly target energy, transport, development and industrial cooperation including tourism , Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs), amd migration and secutiry amongst others.

Eligible countries: Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Egypt, Georgia, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, the Republic of Moldova, Morocco, the occupied Palestinian territory, Russia, Syria, Tunisia and Ukraine.

The Funds and Programmes Division is the Managing Authority responsible for these funds.

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