About us

About us

Background

The EU Energy Initiative Partnership Dialogue Facility (EUEI PDF) was founded in 2004 by the European Commission (EC) and several EU member states.

The EUEI PDF offers its services via four strategic Service Lines and currently receives contributions from the EC, Austria, Finland, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and Sweden.

Mission statement

The EUEI PDF is a multi-donor facility that contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals, in particular on energy. As a flexible instrument of the European Union, EUEI PDF promotes sustainable energy for equitable development in Africa, Latin America and Asia.

Therefore, the EUEI PDF:

  • works to foster the coherence of European development cooperation in the energy sector;
  • facilitates strategic political dialogue;
  • provides policy advice, institution and capacity building services;
  • mobilizes and supports private investments in Renewable Energy (RE);
  • strengthens RE research, innovation & skills development.

This supports the achievement of universal access to sustainable energy thereby contributing to addressing global economic and social development challenges including climate change.  

Principles of the EUEI PDF’s work

The EUEI PDF strives to be an efficient, demand-driven and responsive instrument for providing technical assistance and facilitating dialogue.

To ensure the delivery of high quality services, the EUEI PDF operates in line with the following principles.

Principles

Complementarity

Efficiency

Focus on results

Cooperation

Experience

Flexibility

Gender Equality

Sustainability

Measurable Outcomes