Welcome to this website about and for the European Union’s DEAR projects

The European Union’s Development Education and Awareness Raising Programme, DEAR, supports projects that engage the European public in worldwide issues of social, economic and environmental development.

DEAR works with civil society organisations and local authorities to promote universal values of freedom, democracy and the rule of law. The Programme is managed by the European Commission’s International Partnerships Directorate, with the assistance of the DEAR Support Team.

On this site you can:

The main DEAR Programme website is www.dearprogramme.eu.

The DEAR community platform and library is europa.eu/capacity4dev/dear. It includes many resources about Development Education and Global Citizenship.

Capacity4dev is the European Union’s global website for practitioners of Development Cooperation and International Partnerships.

The information on this website is the responsibility of the individual contributors and does not necessarily reflect the views of the European Commission.