EU policies are continuing to seriously undermine rights in developing countries says a new report by CONCORD, the confederation of European development NGOs. The report shows incoherencies between EU development […]
The Spotlight on Policy Coherence report looks at the damaging impact that EU policies such as trade and agriculture are having on developing countries, effectively undoing all of the potential […]
Structured dialogue is an EC initiative which discusses the involvement of civil society organisations (CSOs) and local authorities (LAs) in EC development cooperation. This paper outlines the key principles upon […]
In this consultation paper, CONCORD gives its opinion on the role civil society organisations (CSOs) should play in development as the European Commission prepares a Communication on the subject of […]
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 […]
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 […]
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: […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.