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Common Foreign and Security Policy

About the programme

The Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP) contributes to the EU’s objectives of preserving peace, strengthening international security, promoting international cooperation and developing and consolidating democracy, the rule of law and respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms.

Within the CFSP budget, the European Union funds

  • civilian stabilisation missions
  • EU Special Representatives
  • the Kosovo Specialist Chamber
  • actions in the field of non-proliferation and disarmament
  • the European Security and Defence College

Programme website

Funding opportunities

Calls for proposal

Open and upcoming calls for proposal under Common Foreign and Security Policy.

Budget and performance

Includes performance highlights, key performance indicators, and the performance framework and assessment.

Programme performance webpage

Programme features

Programme duration

By Council decisions

Lead Directorate-General
Predecessor programme

Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP)

Management mode

Indirect and direct management

MFF heading

Neighbourhood and the World


External Action

Climate contribution

No target set in the legal basis ()

Total budget 2021-2027

€ 2.68 billion () (current prices)