Director’s blog: In the coming months and years, key gender-related milestones will frame our agenda and the EU will have multiple opportunities to reiterate its pledges on gender equality and women’s and girls’ rights. Following the EP elections and the recent designation of the European Commissioners, where do we stand?
On Tuesday, Ursula von der Leyen, President-elect of the European Commission, announced the different portfolios and Commissioners-designate for the future College of Commissioners. CONCORD Europe recognises that the new architecture is based on strong political intentions but has concerns about how sustainable development will realistically be implemented throughout the different portfolios.
Director’s Blog: New EU leaders appointed – now, what is the new game plan for a Sustainable Europe?
17 July 2019 – Yesterday, the European Parliament approved the nomination of Ursula von der Leyen as the new President of the European Commission. Tanya Cox, CONCORD Director, reacts and shares our hopes for the future.
After the nominations of the top EU leaders’ positions, our director, Tanya Cox, shares her first thoughts on what it would mean for the future of Europe and beyond.
CONCORD Europe, together with some of our members were present at the just ended European Development Days 2019, themed “Addressing inequalities: building a world that leaves no one behind” which took place on the 18th-19th of June in Brussels.
CONCORD in the news: Open Letter addressed to EU leaders from +150 organisations demanding sustainable development in EU’s top priority for the next five years.