Development Policy

25-09-2017

Youth and the future of Africa

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This week is the Socialists and Democrats Group's second installment of Africa Week, which this year will focus on the "Youth and Future of Africa". Follow EURACTIV's Special Report for insights into work being done for a stronger EU-Africa partnership.

06-06-2017

Progress and Partnerships in Development

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With its young and growing population, Africa needs to create 18 million new jobs every year in order to allow everyone to make a living. Public-private partnerships can unlock funding for development while creating jobs and strengthening local economies.

11-04-2016

Is EU development aid working?

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The EU remains the biggest donor of humanitarian and development aid assistance in the world. But budgetary constraints faced by its member states, the refugee crisis and the deterioration of the international security context have put Europe’s international solidarity to the test.

14-09-2015

Innovations instead of assistance for farming

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The European Commission believes the EU and developing countries could greatly improve global food security togther, through innovation and sustainable farming practices. However, there is no “one size fits all” model for 21st century agriculture, it warns.

08-06-2015

Towards sustainable development goals

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EURACTIV reports on the process, commitments and expectations towards new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which are expected to be adopted globally in September by all UN member states.

Fighting Diseases: the Challenges Ahead
Agenda for Change 23-02-2015

Fighting diseases: The challenges ahead

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Billions of people in developing nations lack the health and social protections that most Europeans take for granted. In the fight against global diseases, the European Union is expected to take a collective approach.