An agreement has been struck between CONCORD, the European NGO Confederation for Development and Relief and MESA of Coordination of National Associations and Networks of NGOs of Latin American and the Caribbean for the purpose of strengthening our bi-regional alliance.
CONCORD reaffirms our intention of building alliances with CSOs in other parts of the world in order to strengthen their influence on EU policies that impact on sustainable development. This will serve as a framework for shared work between ourselves and REPAOC, the West and Central African network of National NGO platforms.
CONCORD: the European NGO confederation for Relief and Development Who we are: CONCORD is the European confederation of Relief and Development NGOs. We are made up of member organisations: 28 national associations, 20 international networks and 3 associate members that represent over 2,600 NGOs, supported by millions of citizens across Europe. We are the main […]
The European Parliament agrees to extend the deadline for ACP countries to conclude EPAs.
AidWatch is a group of European aid experts from members of CONCORD. AidWatch wants to see EU Member States meet their aid promises to the world’s poorest, whilst improving the effectiveness and transparency of aid programmes. The group publishes an annual scorecard holding the 28 EU member states and the European Commission to account on their […]
CONCORD es la confederación europea de ONG para el desarrollo y la ayuda humanitaria. Nuestros miembros son plataformas nacionales de ONG y redes internacionales. Actualmente forman parte de CONCORD 20 redes de ONG internacionales, 28 plataformas nacionales y tres miembros asociados, que representan en total alrededor de 2.600 ONG de la Unión Europea. Coordinadora de ONGD-España es […]
CONCORD est la Confédération européenne des ONG d’urgence et de développement. Ses 20 réseaux d’ONG internationales et 28 associations nationales et trois membres associés représentent 2,600 ONG européennes auprès de l’Union européenne. CONCORD membre Coordination SUD – Solidarité Urgence Développement – est la Coordination nationale des ONG françaises de solidarité internationale. Mission CONCORD travaille pour s’assurer que : […]
This reader is designed to help NGOs better understand EU contractual issues in calls for proposals.
The importance of recognising the link between relief rehabilitation and development.
A strong campaign from DEEEP and CONCORD achieves a result in the area development education
The Open Forum are developing a new CSO effectiveness toolkit!
CONCORD has presented the Spanish version of our PCD report in Chile on the 27th of September.
The European Union is marginalising anti-poverty objectives within its new foreign policy arm, the External Action Service (EEAS). The CONCORD report shows that one year after the creation of the EEAS, there is still no clarity on how the European Commission and the EEAS will coordinate €11 billion in development programming.
EU weak at Fourth High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness in Busan, South Korea.
EU Delegations lack transparency and predictability in handling call for proposals.
EU governments have failed to make strong commitments to future aid targets.
NGOs say the financial crisis is being used to sidestep international development commitments.
The EU remains the world’s larget aid donor but a number of European countries have begun to slash aid budgets in the wake of the financial crisis. EU aid fell for the first time in a decade by €500 million. Find out how each EU country performs on aid, and how much of aid is really […]
Current proposals to reform the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) are failing development concerns.
Europe’s Common Agricultural Policy needs to reduce its negative impacts on farming in developing countries. Joint media reaction by CONCORD and European Coordination Via Campesina.
EU member states are off-track to meet their aid quantity and aid effectiveness commitments, and are increasingly prioritising self-interested aid policies that are reflecting their own immediate security, migration and commercial interests.
Prior to the upcoming VI Summit Heads of State and Government of the European Union, Latin America and the Caribbean, the organisations and networks participating in the V Euro-Latin American-Caribbean Civil Society forum came together to announce the Madrid Declaration.