In this paper, CONCORD sets out to shed more light on the EU’s impact assessments, seeing in them one of the mechanisms that could make its policies more coherent with sustainable development.
EU Member States have just adopted the conclusions on the global Agenda. Following their lead, we call on the European Commission to: strategise, implement and deliver!
On 19 May, the EU Foreign Affairs Council adopted the new EU Consensus on Development, central piece of the EU’s development cooperation architecture. Here is CONCORD’s reaction.
The European Commission opened a Consultation on the modernisation of the EU Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). CONCORD Europe sent its recommendations and called for policy coherence for sustainable development to be strengthened. Read our reply.
Great news for non-English speakers and French language enthusiasts! CONCORD report on Sustainable Development 2016 finally arrived in French language…
The European Union will not achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in 14 years if it does not adopt an overall strategy. Without that strategy, the incoherencies of EU policies will make that impossible, given the integrated nature of the 2030 Agenda, shows the new CONCORD report on Sustainable Development, titled “Sustainable Development – The Stakes could not be higher”.
CONCORD in the news: In the framework of the new EU Global Strategy, Sabine Terlecki, Head of Policy and Advocacy at CONCORD, identifies the 9 elements which would support a more visionary and ambitious text addressing the root causes of today’s global challenges.
CONCORD in the news: Based on our report on migration and development, Sophia Wirsching and Bob van Dillen suggests 3 recommendations for EU migration policies to overcome the security focus and comply with policy coherence!
The next EP resolution on Policy Coherence for Development is in preparation. In this framework, Evert-Jan Brouwer (Woord en Daad / EU-CORD) addressed, on behalf of CONCORD, the...
Since the Lisbon Treaty, policy coherence for development (PCD) has been a legal obligation on the European Union (EU) and its Member States. However, designing coherent policies is not always an easy task and implementing PCD calls for the right approach and appropriate means. Find below CONCORD’s publications on PCD.