EU Strategy for Cooperation
in the Indo-pacific
The EU is the top investor, top development assistance provider and one of the biggest trading partners for the vital Indo-Pacific region.
With this new Strategy, the EU is stepping up its strategic engagement to build partnerships that reinforce the rulesbased international order, address global challenges, and lay the foundations for a rapid, just and sustainable economic recovery that creates long-term prosperity.
Actions will be based on the principles of democracy, rule of law, human rights and universally agreed commitments such as the 2030 Agenda and the Paris Agreement on Climate Change.