The idea behind the European Union’s common foreign and security policy is as simple as it is convincing: only together can the Member States of the European Union make their weight felt internationally.
The CSDP enables the EU to use civilian, police and military instruments to cover the full spectrum of crisis prevention, crisis management and post-crisis rehabilitation.
With its Global Gateway, the EU is combining global infrastructure partnerships with democratic values and sustainable standards – without hidden dependencies.
The EEAS is the European Union's diplomatic service. It helps the EU's foreign affairs chief – the High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy – carry out the Union's Common Foreign and Security Policy.