Algeria and SIGMA


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Status: EU Neighbourhood country
Capital City: Algiers
Population: 39.5 million
Currency: Algerian dinar (DZD)


The Association Agreement between the EU and Algeria entered into force in 2005 and forms the legal basis for the relationship between the EU and Algeria.

The Association Agreement priorities reflect the values and principles of the European Neighbourhood Policy, including:

  • Political dialogue, governance, rule of law and promotion of fundamental rights.

  • Co-operation, socio-economic development and trade.

  • Energy issues, environment and sustainable development.

  • Strategic and security dialogue.

  • The human dimension, including cultural and inter-religious dialogue, migration and mobility.

The new agenda for the Mediterranean, adopted by the EU on 9 February 2021, largely takes up the same identified priorities. SIGMA, the EC and the Algerian authorities agreed a work programme in December 2022 that gives priority to co-operating with:




Related links


Country co-ordination


The Principles of Public Administration

Publications in Arabic

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EU relations with Algeria

EU Delegation to Algeria

Programme Administration Office

News on Algeria

EU Neighbours South

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Events calendar


Pilar Ormijana

Country manager
Tel: +33 1 45 24 79 19  

SIGMA staff member Pilar Ormijana

Angélique Dartagnan

Project Co-ordinator
Tel: +33 1 45 24 79 92

SIGMA staff member Angelique Dartagnan


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