Climate change, food insecurity, gender inequality, resource constraints, forced migration, financial and economic crises…. We cannot wait any longer: we need to act NOW!
The El Salvador Declaration of the peoples of Europe and Latin America and the Caribbean outlines civil society’s main recommendations for their governments in the framework of the bi-regional relations.
CONCORD took an active part in the AidEx conference in Brussels, that gathered more than 2.000 people from the aid and development. Here are the main takeaways from the debates, stands and discussions.read more
CONCORD members gathered in Tallinn on 8th and 9th November to challenge and practice their and CONCORD’s campaigning skills. This event aims to foster information-sharing and mutual learning between our members on the solutions they are exploring. Our Estonian member, AKU, supported the preparation of the event.read more
CONCORD in the news: This article by Isabelle Brachet, CONCORD expert on Sustainable Development and EU Policy advisor at ActionAid, on the role of the private sector in Development has been initially published in Euractiv. To ensure business enterprises play their role in generating more and better jobs and contribute to the transition towards a green and sustainable economic model in the Global South, the EU needs to adopt in-depth reforms.read more
Today, less than one euro out of 5 reaches least developing countries. OECD, time to reverse the trend.
Ahead of the DAC high-level meeting, CONCORD encourages the OECD to ensure aid maintains a laser focus on eradicating poverty and sustainable development for all. The outcomes of the meeting could reinforce current worrying trends for EU aid: decrease of aid to least developed countries, increase of conditionality and securitisation of aid as well as an increase of in-donor country costs reported.read more