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CONCORD recommendations for implementation of the new Gender Action Plan 2016-2020

CONCORD recommendations for implementation of the new Gender Action Plan 2016-2020

Overall, we as confederation of civil society organisations welcome the content of the Joint Staff Working Document (JSWD) and its annex, and notably the broadening of its scope beyond development […]

NGOs say progress to make EU policies fair to poor and vulnerable people is insufficient

(Brussels, Luxembourg, 26/10/2015) Progress to make EU policies fair to poor and vulnerable people is insufficient to seriously tackle sustainable development challenges and inequalities, according to European Development NGOs at […]

Spotlight 2015: The European Commission’s “Better Regulation Package”

Decision-making processes are critical vehicles to advance human rights and global development agendas. From the early consultation step to the ultimate policy evaluation phase, the question of the impacts of the European Union on poverty […]

AGENDA 2030: CONCORD-Beyond 2015 ETF calls for EU action to achieve well-being for all within planetary boundaries

(Brussels, New York, 24/09/2015) As Heads of State and Government meet in New York to formally adopt the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development – the centerpiece of the Sustainable Development […]

CSO open letter to Vice-President Timmermans on the 2030 Agenda

Dear First Vice-President Timmermans, We, European Civil Society Organisations working on both international and domestic EU policies across a variety of sectors ranging from Youth, Sustainability, Social Justice, Fair Trade, International […]

Open letter to the President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker on the new Gender Action Plan (GAP)

Dear President Juncker, As organisations working on gender equality and women’s and girls’ empowerment, both within Europe and globally, we are writing to call upon you to show leadership by transforming […]