Aid & Migration - New Report

Does inflation, diversion or conditionality mean something to you? Don’t miss our new report clarifying how EU’s development cooperation and migration agendas are interlinked in today’s EU policies.

What Space for Civil Society ?

Civil society is essential in a democracy! Don’t miss our latest recommendations to ensure an enabling environment for civil society to operate in EU external action.

Private sector & agriculture in developing countries

Our report on the role of the private sector in agriculture and food security is now available in French.

A sustainable Europe by 2030

The EU multi-stakeholder platform on the implementation of the SDGs launched a consultation. Here is CONCORD response and recommendations on how to make the SDGs a reality for all!

Securitisation of Aid

The EU increasingly spends its aid budget in favour of national and foreign policy and security interests. Read our new report on the topic!

Focus on the EU Trust Fund for Africa

What is the link between an African migrant stuck in a Libyan center waiting for the next boat and EU money? The EU Trust for Africa, a huge EU fund dedicated to migration. How does that work? Get the answer in our latest report!

What future for the EU Budget?

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Aid shrinks as refugee costs decrease – System failure exposed

Aid shrinks as refugee costs decrease – System failure exposed

Brussels, 9 April 2018 – For the first time since 2012, total aid has globally decreased (by 0.6%), show the latest statistics of the OECD Development Assistance Committee. This drop can be explained by the decline of in-donor refugee costs reported as aid (-13.6% on 2016). Reflecting this global trend, European DAC members are the main reason for the shift in the statistics with drops in refugee costs in many Member States such as Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Greece and Slovenia.

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Aid and Migration: externalisation of Europe’s responsibilities – New Report

Aid and Migration: externalisation of Europe’s responsibilities – New Report

Aid is more and more perceived by EU leaders as a tool to “control migration”, “manage migration” or “tackle the root causes of migration”. What are the links between the EU’s Aid and Migration agendas in the current migration context? Aiming at clarifying how EU’s development cooperation and migration agendas are interlinked in today’s EU policies, our new report identifies 3 trends outlining how EU aid is used to curb migration and draws a couple of key recommendations. This report is accompanied by pedagogical animated infographics.

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