CONCORD

Development Policy 28-04-2017

EU’s ‘New Consensus on Development’ puts migration control centre-stage

The EU's New Consensus on Development is meant to plot a roadmap to meeting the UN's Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. Instead, the draft proposal appears to prioritise migration control and military operations, writes Johannes Trimmel.

Development Policy 11-12-2016

No more EU deals to keep migrants out

The EU's new partnership with Third World countries, modelled on the controversial Turkey deal, and trust funds to limit migration and return refugees to their home countries, have little safeguards for human rights, argue Jessica Poh-Janrell and Andrea Stocchiero of CONCORD.

Development Policy 30-06-2016

Putting people and planet first in the EU

The UK referendum result cast doubt on many of the EU’s values: pluralism, non-discrimination, tolerance, justice, solidarity and equality, and a commitment to sustainable development and poverty eradication worldwide, write Geneviève Pons and Seamus Jeffreson.

Development Policy 10-11-2015

Civil society and the European Year for Development 2015

Civil society organisations must apply the lessons learned from the 2015 Year of Development, starting by clarifying and communicating their message effectively, writes Marina Sarli.

Agrifood 23-10-2015

Justice, democracy and diversity in our food systems

Nora McKeon argues that the big business agricultural model promoted by the EU undermines food security and small businesses in the Global South.