What is the impact of the future EU budget on migration, sustainable development, Human Rights, Gender or even geographic programmes? Get a detailed answer in our latest analysis!
What EU Member States and the European Commission should remember while committing new funds to the EUTF for Africa? Find our recommendations in this Policy Brief.
Today, at a global scale, women are still discriminated in access to land, credit, extension services, inheritance rights, they earn from 10 to 30% less than men for the same job and they are the first to pay the price of trade deals. Time for radical shift!
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Drawing lessons for the future Global Compacts, CONCORD’s paper focuses on the externalisation of migration and asylum policies implemented by the EU over the last decade.
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On 19 June 2018, the Committees on Budget, Budgetary Control, Foreign Affairs and Development jointly organised a joint hearing entitled Assessing the flow of external EU migration funding. Fanni Bihari, from ACT Alliance EU, represented our confederation in this public debate aiming at assessing the flow of current expenditure on the migration-related projets and the EU Trusts Funds. Find here the main take-aways of her presentation, a useful summary of CONCORD’s position on that matter.read more
Brussels, 29 June 2018 – CONCORD is worried by the political directions endorsed by the European Council’s decisions to continue lowering the number of migrants’ arrivals to Europe. Putting all the stakes in ring-fencing the EU and reinforcing our borders to stop migrants may easily be proven to be ineffective and a breach to founding European values.read more
Our 15th General Assembly gathered our members in Brussels for 2 days on June 13th and 14th. The 2018’s edition marked several important milestones for our constituency: new statutes, renewal of half the board and new financial guidelines, without forgetting the sessions on the EU elections 2019 and the future EU budget (MFF). The discussions were intense but rewarded by a festive celebration moment at the end of the first day.read more
Today, the European Commission has released the legal framework for the external funding instruments of the future EU budget (MFF 2021-2027). CONCORD, the European Confederation of Development NGOs, raises concerns that unproven investment schemes and migration control will overshadow the EU’s commitments to promote human rights, sustainable development and the fight against poverty.read more