Partnership Agreement

The Partnership Agreement 2014-2020

The objective in the Joint Declaration of the Partnership Agreement is to further strengthen the relations and cooperation between the EU and Greenland on different areas ranging from research, sustainable development over industry and education and training and in a long term perspective.

The focal sector of the Partnership Agreement period 2014-2020 is education and training with the aim of developing this specific sector with regards to a sustainable human development in an era of globalisation. The indicative amount is 217 million euros over the period 2014-2020 to be spent on implementation. The“Greenland Programming Document” sets up overall and specific objectives and indicators to be reached within the period.

It is reflected in the new Partnership Agreement that the relationship between Greenland and the EU is mutually beneficial. Furthermore the overall goal is to diversify Greenland's economy.