As delegates arrive for the Oslo emergency summit on Northern Nigeria and the Lake Chad region today (23 February), why should people in the EU care about people who live in such a far-off place, writes Jamie Drummond.
Bill Gates, the US businessman turned philanthropist, is in Brussels on Thursday (16 February) to unveil a new report into medical research and development for the developing world that shows the EU has overtaken the UK in terms of funding.
The European Union announced aid worth €225m on Thursday (9 February) for The Gambia's new government as President Adama Barrow said his nation was "virtually bankrupt" due to economic mismanagement by the former regime.
The UK's National Audit Office says the number of fraud investigations has increased in tandem with more public money being delivered to "fragile" countries where bribery can be seen as "cultural norm". Euractiv's media partner The Guardian reports.
A major new report has warned that there are no strict guidelines on how EU member states divert parts of their development aid budgets to helping and housing refugees within their own countries, rather than spending it abroad.
The latest crackdown on Bangladesh’s garment workers for demanding relief from poverty wages and hazardous working conditions must call into question the country’s continuing eligibility for trade preferences under the EU’s GSP regime, write trade union organisations.
Despite long efforts to clamp down on female genital mutilation (FGM) and a raft of international commitments, the rate of female circumcision in Guinea is still rising, Alpha Amado Bano Barry told EurActiv France.
The European Commission made only vague statements yesterday (26 January), suggesting it was not part of a Dutch/Belgian initiative set up to counteract Donald Trump's ban on US federal funding for NGOs providing birth control support or abortions in developing countries.
EXCLUSIVE / Pakistani Commerce Minister Khurram Dastgir Khan told EurActiv.com that the UK leaving the EU was a “tremendous loss” for Pakistan’s dealings with Brussels, and that he would like a GSP-Plus deal with post-Brexit Britain.
The EU executive announced today (26 January) the first steps towards legislation on the burning of waste for energy, and that it would work with the European Investment Bank to spur financial backing for projects supporting the shift to a circular economy.
As France's presidential election looms nearer, French NGOs have asked the candidates to put development policies, which are currently notable in their absence from the debate, at the heart of their foreign policy proposals. EurActiv France reports.
Over the course of just two weeks, the World Customs Organisation (WCO) seized 113 million antimalarial, anti-inflammatory and antibiotic tablets bound for Africa. The true extent of the problem remains unknown. EurActiv France reports.
German Development Minister Gerd Müller does not want to hold North African countries hostage with aid cuts. He also insisted that hunger is a solvable issue, if the will is there. EurActiv’s partner Der Tagesspiegel reports.
Brussels is not a hotbed of popular mobilisation. Few rights struggles start here, but it is one of the biggest power centres in the world and it is one of the main chapters in the book on inequality, write Laura Sullivan and Jenny Ricks.
EU aid to Honduras, one of the poorest countries on the planet, was plagued by a lack of management expertise, focus and overlapping support, a damning report from the Court of Auditors found today (12 January).