While the current eight MDGs expire in 2015, global and EU political thinking is focusing on the new priorities for development action.
With the largest donor — the EU — currently going through an economic crisis and the fact that many ‘developing’ countries are now ‘developed’, there is an increase need for revising the current MDGs.
What are the lessons learned in the past decade regarding development policy?
Which are the areas that need stronger emphasis? Are there issues that have been disregarded in the previous MDGs?
What do beneficiary countries think about the EU action?
What needs to change and why?