Dear Prime Minister, Dear Ministers, As CONCORD, the European NGO Confederation for relief and development, representing over 2.600 NGOs supported by millions of citizens across Europe, we are deeply concerned […]
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 […]
CONCORD congratulates Tunisian civil society groups for the Nobel peace prize 2015.
CONCORD co-organised a Policy Breakfast on Policy Coherence for Development for MEPs at the European Parliament.
29 September 2015 – By Seamus Jeffreson, Director of CONCORD, the European confederation of Relief and Development NGOs With the end of the TRIALOG project, I asked Rebecca Steel Jasinska, […]
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 […]
European Commission’s new Framework for Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment in External EU policies leaves a large GAP in Political Will.
Foreign Direct Investments flows into developing countries have largely outstripped Official Development Aid1, and attracting private capital flows is increasingly perceived as the new vector for the development of poor countries.
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 […]
Read CONCORD-Beyond 2015’s 2030 Agenda analysis and key recommendations for EU and Member States ahead of the Post-2015 Summit (New York, 25-27 September).
(Brussels, 11/09/2015) In the face of the current humanitarian crisis affecting people fleeing war, persecution and poverty, EPAM, Social Platform and CONCORD Europe – the three largest coalitions of European […]
As Europeans, #WeApologise on behalf of our national and European leaders for their inexcusable lack of coordinated humanitarian aid to the situation you and thousands of others are in while […]
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 […]
CONCORD-Beyond 2015 European task force (ETF)’s delegation is at the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit 2015 (New York, 25-27 September).
On Tuesday June 24th, the CONCORD Gender Working group was invited to speak at a hearing organized by the European Parliament Development Committee on gender equality and development – and […]
Six months into 2015: the seminal year for development 29 July 2015 By Seamus Jeffreson, Director of CONCORD, the European confederation of Relief and Development NGOs
The European Council conclusions on the Action Plan on Human Rights and Democracy 2015 – 2019.
Addis Ababa: ‘New flower’ of an ambitious and comprehensive financing framework? 17 July 2015 by Sabine Terlecki, CONCORD head of policy and advocacy
Highlights from the EYD2015 ‘Romanian Development Camp’ 14 July 2015 By Francesca Minniti, CONCORD Secretariat
The Addis Ababa Action Agenda: Fit for purpose? 13 July 2015 By Sabine Terlecki, CONCORD Head of Policy and Advocacy
We, members of more than 600 civil society organizations and networks from around the world that have been engaged in the process leading up to and including the Third International Conference […]
Your time goes in now. Start cooking! 10 July 2015 By Izabella Toth (Cordaid), CONCORD Europe’s Board member
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 EU and globally are […]
The document highlights key principles and related implementation points for the review of the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP), which have been jointly developed by organizations actively engaged in promoting and […]