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.
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:
- Facilitates energy dialogue and knowledge transfer;
- Advises partners to create enabling environments for sustainable energy solutions;
- Supports the development of sustainable energy markets;
- Conducts and promotes research, innovation and capacity 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.