Following the newly ratified NGO law which seriously restricts civil society space in Egypt, Civil Society voices its concern and asks the EU to postpone the EU-Egypt Association Council.
Laura Sullivan, Vice President of CONCORD and Director for Europe and the Americas at Actionaid International, was representing CONCORD in the Closing Ceremony of the European Development Days 2017. Here are her main takes (part 1).
Défendre l’espace société civile auprès des Institutions Européennes: un devoir aussi sur notre continent
CONCORD Director, Seamus Jeffreson, was invited to the General Assembly of Coordination Sud on June 15th to address the following question “Enabling environment for NGOs: What situation in France, Europe and the world?”. Here is the speech he delivered to Coordination Sud’s membership [text in French].
Italian NGOs are currently under attack, due to allegations undermining the credibility and expertise of organisations and volunteers saving lives in the Mediterranean. This case is unfortunately not isolated in the EU.
With the revision of the Cotonou Agreement which will start mid-2018 and the soon to be signed new EU Consensus on Development, where do we stand on development cooperation after 60 years of European Union?
CONCORD in the news – This article, including an interview of Johannes Trimmel, our President, has been published in Devex on April 4th. The UK NGOs could miss out on 140 million euros of funding a year from the European Union as a result of Brexit.