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European Development Days 2016: CONCORD in the Opening Panel
June 15, 2016 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
We have the pleasure to invite you to attend The Opening Ceremony of the EDDs 2016 during which CONCORD Europe will represent Civil Society Organisations in the high-level panel discussion.
WHEN: June 15th – from 11.30am to 1.00pm (Brussels time)
WHERE: At the European Development Days, Avenue du Port 86C, Brussels – Rooms A1, A2 and A3
CONCORD advocated strongly for a Civil Society voice on the high level opening panel of Development Days. Following an invitation from Commissioner Mimica, CONCORD President Johannes Trimmel asked human rights lawyer and women’s rights activist Nyaradzayi Gumbonzvanda (General Secretary of the YWCA, chair of CIVICUS and the International Board of ActionAid) to represent the confederation and civil society.
Nyaradzayi will speak alongside Jean-Claude Juncker, Ban Ki Moon, Uhuru Kenyatta and other heads of state to highlight the major role and perspectives of of civil society.
If you cannot attend this big event, the session will be available on the EuropeAid Youtube channel and you can follow the conversation on Twitter using and