Seamus Jeffreson, CONCORD Director was invited to speak on October 27th at the International Conference “Development and Democracy” in Bratislava, organised by the Pontis Foundation in the framework of the Slovak Presidency. Find here the speech and background info.
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...
The European Union has again failed to meet its commitment to spend 0.7% of Gross National Income on Development Aid by 2015. The CONCORD Aidwatch report 2016 published today, entitled ‘This is not enough’, reveals that only five countries met their 2015 targets.
The accompanying infographics of the 2016 AidWatch Report.
The twelfth CONCORD AidWatch report will be launched on October 26th in Brussels. Do not miss this key publication and join our launch event!
Ahead of the EU Council on June 28th and 29th, CONCORD Europe, together with 108 other NGOs, strongly condemns the “New Migration Partnership Framework” which would undermine the right to asylum internationally and reorient Europe’s development aid towards stopping migration.
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.
Media Reaction: Aid figures published ahead of today’s Foreign Affairs Council meeting showed that the EU is still failing to live up to commitments made more than 10 years ago.
PRESS RELEASE: In reaction to the OECD DAC statistics, CONCORD Europe raises concern about the growing diversion of ODA for security and refugees costs. The confederation wants to highlight again this major threat to poverty eradication and the failure of EU leaders to respect their commitment.
Governments across Europe are planning to divert scarce development aid budgets to cover security and defence costs. (Brussels, Tuesday February 16th 2016) Governments are...