The Cotonou Partnership Agreement is coming to an end in 2020. To ensure a fair ground leading to a “partnership of equals”, CONCORD has developed a list of recommendations, serving as a contribution from civil society to the ongoing EU-ACP negotiations to ensure mutually beneficial priorities.
Is the EU Gender Action Plan II actually transforming the lives of women and girls in the world? With this report, CONCORD aims to demonstrate how the EU Gender Action Plan 2016-2020 is being implemented. Based on in-country research in Rwanda, Vietnam and Ghana, this report provides concrete recommendations on how to bring about a more impactful implementation of the GAP II.
In 2018, EU Delegations have been updating the EU country roadmaps for engagement with civil society. During the previous cycle more than 100 country roadmaps were adopted; covering the period 2014-2017. To facilitate the engagement of civil society with the EU Delegations in the process of consultation at country level, CONCORD has designed this briefing paper.
What does an effective partnership between EU Delegations and Civil Society Organisations look like? Which impact have the EU roadmaps on the EU-Civil Society dialogue at country level? Do the EU funding modalities and instruments fit the needs of all Civil Society Organisations whatever their size and role? Get an answer and discover the other key findings in our new report “EU Delegations – Towards a more effective partnership with civil society”.
How is the quality of the relationship between Civil Society and EU Delegations? CONCORD survey will help us to find out! Please fill in the survey before 10 September.
In the framework of the preparation of the EU Delegation Report 2016, CONCORD Europe is launching a call for external consultants. Find all the information in this blogpost. Deadline extended to June 16th.
Analysis of six EU Country Roadmaps for Engagement with Civil Society and recommendations for the future
In the framework of the EU Country Roadmaps for Engagement with Civil Society, CONCORD analysed six countries’ roadmaps in order to enhance strategic cooperation and structured dialogue of the EU and its Member States with CSO’s in partner countries. Discover these roadmaps’ analysis as well as background information and recommendations for the future.
Trustfunds, framework partnership agreements, follow-up grants, financial support to third-party… What does it all mean? In the framework of the new EU processes to civil society organisations, read our new study on EU funding mechanisms and discover how you can better navigate through the new grants landscapes.
Find below a briefing paper written in English, French and Spanish which will help you to identify how to use the report on EU delegations engagement and Civil Society...
EU Delegations Report 2015: "Mutual engagement between EU Delegations and civil society organisations"
A new report by CONCORD, the European confederation of Relief and Development NGOs, looks at the mutual engagement between EU’s delegations and civil society organisations across the world. The report comes at a timely moment as this month the European Year for Development 2015 was launched with a dedicated focus on Europe in the world.