Comment la cohérence peut sauver l’Europe

Comment la cohérence peut sauver l’Europe L’Union européenne s’enlise dans une crise de confiance de la part de ses citoyens qui ont exprimé lors des dernières élections un désaveu. Nombreux sont les citoyens qui n’arrivent plus à saisir à quoi sert...

EU must champion strong sustainable development goals

EU must champion strong sustainable development goals For the last 15 years, the world has had a to-do list for eradicating poverty.  At the turn of the millennium the world agreed on a set of goals for reducing poverty and inequality by 2015: the UN millennium...

The new European Parliament – what’s at stake?

The new European Parliament – what’s at stake? Dear colleagues, I would like to share with you some first impressions from our Head of Policy, Sabine Terlecki, on the new European Parliament and its elected parliamentarians. Sabine was in Strasbourg and had the chance...

The opportunity of the Italian Presidency

The opportunity of the Italian Presidency  CONCORD Director Seamus Jeffreson   Next week I have the pleasure to be in Italy as European Development ministers meet as part of the Italian EU Presidency over 14-15 July.   As the Director of CONCORD, the...