Inequalities between people and countries have reached staggering heights. The social contract is under unprecedented pressure, as witnessed by the multiplication of protests, marches and social unrest against austerity, inequalities and injustice all over the world. So, what is it about the principle of “Leaving No One Behind” that our leaders have not understood?
CONCORD co-signed an open Letter addressed to EU leaders from 150+ civil society organisations demanding sustainable development be honed as EU’s top priority for the next five years.
In the wake of the European Commission’s newly launched Reflection Paper on Sustainable Development, CONCORD asks current and future EU leaders to adopt an overarching SDG strategy.
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.
Many EU and its Member States are implementing the global 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in an innovative way. Therefore, CONCORD shares these good practices from across Europe to inspire each other on how to implement the SDGs.
Following Juncker’s speech “State of the Union 2018”, CONCORD reacts to the new ‘Africa – Europe Alliance for Sustainable Investment and Jobs’.
Aid is increasingly perceived by EU leaders as a tool to “control” or “manage” migration. What are the links between EU aid and migration agendas in the current migration context? Our new report identifies 3 trends outlining how EU aid is used to curb migration and draws a couple of key recommendations.
The new Global NGO Technology Report is out! Its main question: How do NGOs use technology? Get the latest figures in the 2018 report which CONCORD partnered with.
In January, CONCORD Director, Seamus Jefferson participated in the Forum Espace Humanitaire taking place in Annecy, France. During this meeting, delegates from the major humanitarian and development organisations gathered to share views on challenges of humanitarian and developmental action.
The Declaration outlines civil society’s main recommendations for their governments in the framework of the bi-regional relations. It was developed together with many civil society organisations from both continents in September and October 2017.