The interconnection of EU policies seems to be a complex issue. To help you understand this complexity, we present a panel of five speakers who will guide you through the concept of EU policy-making and provide concrete impact of these policies on the ground. Stay tuned while we walk you through pragmatic steps to achieve Policy Coherence for Sustainable Development (PCSD).
Director’s blog: In the coming months and years, key gender-related milestones will frame our agenda and the EU will have multiple opportunities to reiterate its pledges on gender equality and women’s and girls’ rights. Following the EP elections and the recent designation of the European Commissioners, where do we stand?
How will the EU commit to financing development? 2019 has seen progress towards a sustainable, human rights-based approach to spending our money where it is most needed. Now it’s time to recap.
Sustainable development, not EU immediate interests, must guide the successor of the Cotonou Agreement
Brussels, 28 September 2018 – Today, the European Commission officially launched the negotiations with the African, Caribbean and Pacific countries (ACP) on a new partnership agreement which will succeed the Cotonou Agreement. CONCORD, the European Confederation of Development NGOs, welcomes the renewal of the agreement as it represents a great opportunity to build a people-centered cooperation among equal partners but is concerned about the narrative of Africa being increasingly portrayed only as Europe’s trade and economic partner.
Brussels, 12 September 2018 – Following Juncker’s speech “State of the Union 2018”, CONCORD reacts to the new ‘Africa – Europe Alliance for Sustainable Investment and Jobs’.