Seamus Jeffreson, CONCORD Director was invited to speak on October 27th at the International Conference “Development and Democracy” in Bratislava, organised by the Pontis Foundation in the framework of the Slovak Presidency. Find here the speech and background info.
The European Union has again failed to meet its commitment to spend 0.7% of Gross National Income on Development Aid by 2015. The CONCORD Aidwatch report 2016 published today, entitled ‘This is not enough’, reveals that only five countries met their 2015 targets.
The accompanying infographics of the 2016 AidWatch Report.
The twelfth CONCORD AidWatch report will be launched on October 26th in Brussels. Do not miss this key publication and join our launch event!
CONCORD is on the road to the second High-level meeting of the GPDEC, key moment for our sector to lead the engagement taken on development effectiveness a step further. Find our position paper and the engagement guide which will provide all the information you need to get ready for Nairobi meeting.
In the framework of the preparation of the Aid Watch Report 2016, CONCORD Europe is launching a call for external consultants. All the info are in this blogpost: the call is now closed!
PRESS RELEASE: In reaction to the OECD DAC statistics, CONCORD Europe raises concern about the growing diversion of ODA for security and refugees costs. The confederation wants to highlight again this major threat to poverty eradication and the failure of EU leaders to respect their commitment.
Governments across Europe are planning to divert scarce development aid budgets to cover security and defence costs. (Brussels, Tuesday February 16th 2016) Governments are...
Since 2005, development NGOs from all 28 EU countries have come together every year through the AidWatch initiative to produce the annual AidWatch report. Find here links to each report since 2005.
Launched in Paris on 20 November at the OECD, the ninth CONCORD AidWatch report 'Aid Beyond 2015' finds that: • Despite growing humanitarian and development challenges, such as...