The value chain behind a cup of coffee provides a striking example that, in spite of all beautiful words about EU’s commitment to development aid, this business amounts to rude exploitation, writes Fernando Morales-de la Cruz.
The international response to the Nepal crisis is making a diference, but the future of sustainable development depends on minimising risks, rather than cleaning up after disasters, writes Nicholas Rutherford.
Until polio is eradicated, all countries remain at risk. Europe is no exception, and the sixteen deaths caused by a polio outbreak in Albania in 1996, which spread to Greece and Kosovo, are a harsh reminder of this fact, writes John Hewko.
The EU is planning to act against human traffickers in the Mediterranean. But the plight of refugees can only be relieved when its foreign policy engagement is strengthened, write Ronja Kempin and Ronja Scheler .