Talking Development Podcast Ep. 6: The world is interconnected, so are EU policies

Talking Development Podcast Ep. 6: The world is interconnected, so are EU policies

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).

Sustainable development, not EU immediate interests, must guide the successor of the Cotonou Agreement

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.