(Brussels, 10/09/2014) The European Commission for 2014-2019 is set to have Neven Mimica as Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, with the outgoing Commissioner for consumer policy receiving a formal […]
In August 2014 the Intergovernmental Committee of Experts on Sustainable Development Financing (ICESDF) released its final report which will serve as a basis for the UN Secretary General’s Synthesis Report […]
By Luca De Fraia (ActionAid Italy)
28 July 2014: Greece’s once vibrant civil society sector and many Greek Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) are facing an existential threat as the country continues to grapple with a financial […]
Action2015 is a new initiative that will campaign on post-2015 and climate change during 2015.
CONCORD published a new position paper on food security, in which it highlights that a just and sustainable food system would: fulfil human rights, provide healthy and nutritious food, be […]
CONCORD, the European Confederation of Relief and Development NGOs (CONCORD), are writing in advance of your informal meeting that will take place in Florence on 14-15 July, at which you […]
Since 1983 the EU dedicates a thematic year to one topic. 2015 will be the official European year for development and the first ever to be designated to a global, external […]
The new European Parliament – what’s at stake? Dear colleagues, I would like to share with you some first impressions from our Head of Policy, Sabine Terlecki, on the new […]
Written by CONCORD Director, Seamus Jeffreson Next week I have the pleasure to be in Italy as European Development ministers meet as part of the Italian EU Presidency over 14-15 […]
Written by CONCORD Director Seamus Jeffreson Il 14 e 15 luglio avro’ il piacere di essere in Italia per una serie di eventi che coincidono con l’incontro dei ministri europei […]
This policy paper addresses the current debates on the Official Development Assistance (ODA) definition highlighting he current measure of intent in ODA reporting is too broad and allows for flows […]
CONCORD briefing for the new European Parliament 2014-2019 on EU development cooperation.
1 July 2014 Italy has taken over the EU presidency for the next six months.
CONCORD position paper on food security. A just and sustainable food system would: fulfil human rights, provide healthy and nutritious food, be participative and democratically controlled, recognise planetary boundaries for sustainability […]
Ecrit par Seamus Jeffreson, Directeur de CONCORD. Paris, 12 Juin 2014 Introduction En juillet 2011, le Secrétaire général des Nations unies, dans son Rapport annuel disait que “Le cadre de […]
Brussels, July 1st 2014 – Global education targets should be included in the future international development agenda set for reform in 2015 say leading NGOs and institutions such as UNESCO, […]
Since 2005, CONCORD has been monitoring the relation between EU delegation and Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in partner countries.
CONCORD has joined other European and international NGOs at the new ‘Mundo-J’ Centre for Non Profit Organisations office building at 10 Rue de l’Industrie in Brussels.
Dear members and colleagues, 2015 will be crucial for international development.
CONCORD position on upcoming Intergovernmental Committee of Experts on Sustainable Development Financing report.
(Brussels, 23/06/2014) The European Foreign Affairs Council adopted conclusions on the private sector’s role in international development today at a meeting in Luxembourg.
CONCORD: CONfederation for COoperation of Relief and Development NGOs CONCORD is the European confederation of Relief and Development NGOs. We are made up of member organisations: 28 national associations, 20 international […]
“Extreme poverty is on the way out” By Hans Zomer, Director of Dochas, the Irish Development NGO platform. Opinions expressed in the blog do not reflect the position of CONCORD.