European Union

The Directorate-General for the Environment is one of the more than 40 Directorates-General and services that make up the European Commission. Commonly referred to as DG Environment, the objective of the Directorate-General is to protect, preserve and improve the environment for present and future generations.

To achieve this it proposes policies that ensure a high level of environmental protection in the European Union and that preserve the quality of life of EU citizens.

DG Environment helped fund REEEP operations in Southern Africa, Eastern Europe and East Asia for several years.



European Commission
Environment Directorate-General
B-1049 Brussels