On 19 May, the EU Foreign Affairs Council adopted the new EU Consensus on Development, central piece of the EU’s development cooperation architecture. Here is CONCORD’s reaction.
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.
Press Release – CONCORD’s reaction to the 2016 statistics on ODA from the Development Assistance Committee (DAC) of the OECD.
On the occasion of the EU leaders meeting, taking place in Valletta on February 8-9, CONCORD expresses its concern that Official Development Assistance (ODA) is increasingly used for the promotion of European migration and security interests. This is policy incoherence in its worst form, ignoring the EU Treaty obligation for Policy Coherence for Development and the 2030 Agenda’s commitment to Policy Coherence for Sustainable Development.
Great news for non-English speakers and French language enthusiasts! CONCORD report on Sustainable Development 2016 finally arrived in French language…