Today, less than one euro out of 5 reaches least developing countries. OECD, time to reverse the trend.

Today, less than one euro out of 5 reaches least developing countries. OECD, time to reverse the trend.

Ahead of the DAC high-level meeting, CONCORD encourages the OECD to ensure aid maintains a laser focus on eradicating poverty and sustainable development for all. The outcomes of the meeting could reinforce current worrying trends for EU aid: decrease of aid to least developed countries, increase of conditionality and securitisation of aid as well as an increase of in-donor country costs reported.

My take on the EDD17 – How to genuinely invest in Development? Invest in Planet.

My take on the EDD17 – How to genuinely invest in Development? Invest in Planet.

Laura Sullivan was representing CONCORD in the Closing Ceremony of the European Development Days 2017. Here are her takes. In her first blogpost, Laura addressed the necessity of leaving the logic of economic growth as a central goal of our policies and politics on Development. Don’t miss the next episode.

EU’s ‘New Consensus on Development’ puts migration control centre-stage

EU’s ‘New Consensus on Development’ puts migration control centre-stage

CONCORD in the news: This article from Johannes Trimmel, CONCORD President, on the EU Consensus on Development has been initially published in Euractiv. The EU’s New Consensus on Development is meant to plot a roadmap to meeting the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. Instead, the draft proposal appears to prioritise migration control and military operations, writes our President.

Call for consultants: AidWatch Report 2017

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Launch of the AidWatch Report 2016

Launch of the AidWatch Report 2016

One year after its commitment to the the Addis Ababa Action Agenda and the SDGs Agenda, has the EU succeed or fail to ensure Member States to make significant progress towards...