Europe is responsible for more than half of the world’s development aid and has a long history of applying its resources, innovations, and insights to saving lives and reducing poverty. Its strong civil society has also played an important role in advancing these efforts.
Member of the audience asks a question at the One Great George Street Conference Center during a discussion entitled: Family Planning - the rights of girls and women.
Member of the audience asks a question at an event co-hosted by The Department for International Development, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and Save the Children.

At a glance

  • We work with leaders and institutions across Europe with the shared goals of reducing poverty and improving health throughout the developing world.
  • In addition to building relationships with program partners, our Europe-based policy, advocacy and communications staff work to sustain European donor support for international development.
  • The foundation’s Europe team was established in 2010 and is based primarily in Berlin and London, with additional representatives in Brussels, Paris, and Stockholm.

Focus countries

More about our work in Europe

Regional offices