Sustainable and inclusive business models can help the EU advance on its various objectives, whether creating decent work opportunities for all or contributing to the ecological transition. It’s time to amplify their power through EU external action.
As the new coronavirus rages across the globe, it should no longer be possible to ignore and maintain the structural inequalities. Tackling inequalities and building an inclusive and sustainable economy should be on top of the EU and Member States’ priority list.
protests around the world show the urgency of addressing inequalities. How can we tackle this multidimensional problem to ensure no one is left behind? Our new report calls for a systemic approach and puts forward concrete solutions, which could guide EU leaders to reduce different forms and drivers of economic, social, environmental, and political inequalities.
CONCORD co-signed an open Letter addressed to EU leaders from 150+ civil society organisations demanding sustainable development be honed as EU’s top priority for the next five years.
In the wake of the European Commission’s newly launched Reflection Paper on Sustainable Development, CONCORD asks current and future EU leaders to adopt an overarching SDG strategy.
Much of the current migration from developing countries to Europe — when not responding to immediate threats such as conflict, political persecution, famine and instability — is just a symptom, among many, of the massive social and economic gap that exists between certain regions of the world.
Migration experts of CONCORD Europe strongly condemn the decision of the Italian government to close the harbours for the reception of migrants rescued in the Mediterranean and ask all Member States to share the reception by opening their harbours, as done by the Spanish government, and by opening new regular pathways.
CONCORD invited Mr. Million Belay to attend the agroecology event “Opportunities and challenges for European development policy” at the European Parliament on March 20th 2018, and to provide a first-hand experience of the positive impact of agroecology on the life and work of smallholder farmers in Africa.
CONCORD calls on EU and its Member States to show their leadership in commitment to eradicate global inequality and extreme poverty by 2020
(Brussels, Addis Ababa, 08/07/2015) - As negotiations ahead of the third Financing for Development Conference continue to stall, many including in particular civil society in the...