Read Seamus Jeffreson’s contributions to the Opening Panel of the Policy Forum on Development. The SDGs and the role of the private sector will be discussed during this gathering of EU institutions with civil society and local actors.
15 years together!
2018 marks the 15th anniversary of our confederation! We are happy to celebrate this moment together with you. Expect some surprises all along the year…
With the help of Coordination Sud, our report on the role of the private sector in development is now available in French: “Une feuille de route en 10 points pour l’Europe. Le rôle du secteur privé dans le développement”.read more
The European Union has demonstrated great leadership in making the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Paris climate agreement or human rights conventions. The next Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) will need to reflect these existing commitments and provide the EU with the sufficient budget to positively contribute to development cooperation.read more
Press Reaction – The AU EU Summit should have been a great opportunity for young people from Africa and the EU to exchange and listen to each other’s views. Scheduled to speak, and with speeches prepared, as part of the peace, security, and governance section of the Summit today, instead their contribution was ruled out on the grounds of “rules of procedure” after the objections of a number of delegations. Civil Society reacted to the situation.read more
The EU must ensure small farmers are protected against multinational agribusiness when encouraging private investment in agriculture.read more