The European Commission opened a Consultation on the modernisation of the EU Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). CONCORD Europe sent its recommendations and called for policy coherence for sustainable development to be strengthened. Read our reply.
On February 6th, CONCORD participated in a workshop in the European Parliament organised by the Budgetary Control Committee on the Study “Democratic Accountability and Budgetary Control of NGOs Funded by the EU Budget”. This recent study is key for NGOs funded by the EU as it addressed important issues such as transparency and accountability, the functioning of the Financial Transparency System and the Transparency Register. Read the key findings and suggestions on how NGOs should tackle the criticisms mentioned in the report.
“Now actions must speak louder than words” European NGOs react on future European development policy
In a first response to European Commission proposals on a new European Consensus on Development, CONCORD Europe calls for the translation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development into action and will be monitoring European governments to ensure the commitments will be followed through in legally binding policies and instruments.
Discover this position paper highlighting our key asks for the new “European Consensus on Development” based on our full response to the EC Consultation. This paper is an advocacy tool which will be used vis-à-vis the EU institutions and nationals institutions.
The European Commission is going to review the Financial Regulation in order to simplify it. CONCORD Europe has launched a position paper that we invite you to read in this blogpost.
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.
Our board members Marius Wanders and Johannes Trimmel attended on February 29th the launch seminar of the ‘EuroBarometer 441′ about the European Year for Development 2015. The conference organised by the European Commission revealed the results of the year as well as the perception of European citizens on development issues. Read Marius’ story below!
The new PCD policy paper on migration and development highlighted the incoherencies between current European policies on migration and the objectives of sustainable development...
The Cotonou Agreement framing the EU partnership with ACP (African Caribbean Pacific) countries will expire in 2020. What will come next? CONCORD Europe submitted a response to...
A Stronger Role of the Private Sector in Achieving Inclusive and Sustainable Growth in Developing Countries
Concord's Preliminary Reaction to the European Commission Communication. Preliminary Reaction CONCORD finds that support to private sector in development should contribute to...