How GENE is funded

The work of GENE is funded by the European Commission and by the following ministries and agencies:

  • Austrian Development Agency
  • Ministry of Education, Austria
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Belgium
  • Czech Development Agency, Czech Republic
  • Ministry of Foreign affairs Estonia
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Finland
  • Agence Française de Développement, France
  • Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs, France
  • Engagement Global, with funding from the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany
  • Irish Aid, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Ireland
  • Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs, Luxembourg
  • Ministry for Education and Employment, Malta
  • Ministry of Education, Montenegro
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Portugal and Camoes – Institute for Cooperation and Language, Portugal
  • Slovak Agency for International Development Cooperation, Slovakia
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Slovenia

GENE receives funding from the European Commission for the period 2019-2021 for the programme

Strengthening Quality Global Education and DEAR in Europe

Overall Goal:

To contribute to an increase in the quality and reach of Global Education (GE) providing greater access for growing numbers of people to quality Global Education in growing number of European countries.

Programme Areas:

Networking – to deepen policy exchange and policy learning among European countries in the fields of Global Education;

Global Education policy learning – through peer review and follow-up support to achieve quality Global Education in European countries;

Support to ministries and agencies participating in GENE – aiming at strengthening Global Education policy at national level;

Research generated and adapted for use by policy makers in the field of Global Education;

Recognition, visibility and re-enforcement of quality Global Education practices in Europe, in order to inspire better public policies in the field;

Partnership with relevant regional and global organisations working on Global Education and DEAR.

Please find information on the previous GENE Programme 2016-2018.