Agenda for Change – EURACTIV.com https://www.euractiv.com EU news and policy debates across languages Wed, 29 Aug 2018 13:04:31 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.5 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/02/ea_favicon_16x16.png Agenda for Change – EURACTIV.com https://www.euractiv.com 32 32 The Cotonou agreement, has it fulfilled its promises? https://www.euractiv.com/section/agenda-for-change/news/the-cotonou-agreement-has-it-fulfilled-its-promises/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/agenda-for-change/news/the-cotonou-agreement-has-it-fulfilled-its-promises/#respond Wed, 29 Aug 2018 13:04:31 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1266066 https://www.euractiv.com/section/agenda-for-change/news/the-cotonou-agreement-has-it-fulfilled-its-promises/feed/ 0 ‘Access to water is a question of good governance, not resources’ https://www.euractiv.com/section/agenda-for-change/interview/access-to-water-is-a-question-of-good-governance-and-not-resources/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/agenda-for-change/interview/access-to-water-is-a-question-of-good-governance-and-not-resources/#respond Fri, 02 Mar 2018 06:02:42 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=interview&p=1217304 https://www.euractiv.com/section/agenda-for-change/interview/access-to-water-is-a-question-of-good-governance-and-not-resources/feed/ 0 In run-up to 2030, we’ll need all hands on deck to meet global health goals https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/opinion/in-run-up-to-2030-well-need-all-hands-on-deck-to-meet-global-health-goals/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/opinion/in-run-up-to-2030-well-need-all-hands-on-deck-to-meet-global-health-goals/#respond Mon, 22 Jan 2018 06:18:25 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1205557 https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/opinion/in-run-up-to-2030-well-need-all-hands-on-deck-to-meet-global-health-goals/feed/ 0 UN Environment chief: We shouldn’t wait for the oceans to turn into a plastic swamp https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/interview/un-environment-chief-we-cant-wait-for-the-oceans-to-turn-into-a-plastic-swamp/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/interview/un-environment-chief-we-cant-wait-for-the-oceans-to-turn-into-a-plastic-swamp/#respond Tue, 12 Dec 2017 06:45:22 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=interview&p=1198544 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/interview/un-environment-chief-we-cant-wait-for-the-oceans-to-turn-into-a-plastic-swamp/feed/ 0 Europe’s love of roses sends ripples through Kenyan lake https://www.euractiv.com/section/africa/news/europes-love-of-roses-sends-ripples-through-kenyan-lake/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/africa/news/europes-love-of-roses-sends-ripples-through-kenyan-lake/#comments Mon, 04 Dec 2017 08:30:36 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1196435 https://www.euractiv.com/section/africa/news/europes-love-of-roses-sends-ripples-through-kenyan-lake/feed/ 1 Africa’s young people need inspirational leaders, not old autocrats https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/africas-young-people-need-inspirational-leaders-not-old-autocrats/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/africas-young-people-need-inspirational-leaders-not-old-autocrats/#respond Tue, 21 Nov 2017 14:47:30 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1193163 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/africas-young-people-need-inspirational-leaders-not-old-autocrats/feed/ 0 The hidden truth about migration: A looming farm crisis back home https://www.euractiv.com/section/agenda-for-change/opinion/the-hidden-truth-about-migration-a-looming-farm-crisis-back-home/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/agenda-for-change/opinion/the-hidden-truth-about-migration-a-looming-farm-crisis-back-home/#comments Mon, 16 Oct 2017 05:04:05 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1181736 https://www.euractiv.com/section/agenda-for-change/opinion/the-hidden-truth-about-migration-a-looming-farm-crisis-back-home/feed/ 1 Commission is wrong to promote private sector in EU aid policy https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/commission-is-wrong-to-promote-private-sector-in-eu-aid-policy/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/commission-is-wrong-to-promote-private-sector-in-eu-aid-policy/#respond Fri, 09 Jun 2017 03:52:25 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1151589 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/commission-is-wrong-to-promote-private-sector-in-eu-aid-policy/feed/ 0 The EU must forge a European strategy for sustainable development https://www.euractiv.com/section/agenda-for-change/opinion/the-eu-must-forge-a-european-strategy-for-sustainable-development/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/agenda-for-change/opinion/the-eu-must-forge-a-european-strategy-for-sustainable-development/#respond Fri, 26 May 2017 04:25:58 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1148290 https://www.euractiv.com/section/agenda-for-change/opinion/the-eu-must-forge-a-european-strategy-for-sustainable-development/feed/ 0 Vulnerable countries sound alarm on climate finance https://www.euractiv.com/section/agenda-for-change/news/vulnerable-countries-sound-the-alarm-on-climate-finance/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/agenda-for-change/news/vulnerable-countries-sound-the-alarm-on-climate-finance/#respond Mon, 22 May 2017 11:15:54 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1147341 https://www.euractiv.com/section/agenda-for-change/news/vulnerable-countries-sound-the-alarm-on-climate-finance/feed/ 0 ‘New Consensus’ on Development adopted – and immediately condemned https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/new-consensus-on-development-adopted-and-immediately-condemned/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/new-consensus-on-development-adopted-and-immediately-condemned/#respond Fri, 19 May 2017 15:28:48 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1147077 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/new-consensus-on-development-adopted-and-immediately-condemned/feed/ 0 Merkel’s ‘man in Africa’ downbeat on prospects for Africa-EU summit https://www.euractiv.com/section/africa/news/merkels-man-in-africa-downbeat-on-prospects-for-africa-eu-summit/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/africa/news/merkels-man-in-africa-downbeat-on-prospects-for-africa-eu-summit/#comments Wed, 12 Apr 2017 04:21:39 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1137249 https://www.euractiv.com/section/africa/news/merkels-man-in-africa-downbeat-on-prospects-for-africa-eu-summit/feed/ 1 Attacks on UK aid budget are ‘fake news’, says Miliband https://www.euractiv.com/section/africa/news/attacks-on-uk-aid-budget-are-fake-news-says-miliband/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/africa/news/attacks-on-uk-aid-budget-are-fake-news-says-miliband/#respond Wed, 22 Feb 2017 10:58:56 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1093507 https://www.euractiv.com/section/africa/news/attacks-on-uk-aid-budget-are-fake-news-says-miliband/feed/ 0 UK foreign aid fraud investigations ‘quadruple in last five years’ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/uk-foreign-aid-fraud-investigations-quadruple-in-last-five-years/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/uk-foreign-aid-fraud-investigations-quadruple-in-last-five-years/#respond Thu, 09 Feb 2017 06:39:04 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1089040 Euractiv's media partner The Guardian reports.]]> https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/uk-foreign-aid-fraud-investigations-quadruple-in-last-five-years/feed/ 0 French presidential candidates neglect development policy debate https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/french-presidential-candidates-neglect-to-discuss-development-policy/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/french-presidential-candidates-neglect-to-discuss-development-policy/#respond Wed, 25 Jan 2017 10:15:16 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1083088 EURACTIV France reports.]]> https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/french-presidential-candidates-neglect-to-discuss-development-policy/feed/ 0 EU aid to Honduras plagued by ‘lack of expertise’ and shortcomings, auditors find https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/eu-aid-to-honduras-plagued-by-lack-of-expertise-and-shortcomings-auditors-find/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/eu-aid-to-honduras-plagued-by-lack-of-expertise-and-shortcomings-auditors-find/#respond Thu, 12 Jan 2017 09:38:59 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1078280 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/eu-aid-to-honduras-plagued-by-lack-of-expertise-and-shortcomings-auditors-find/feed/ 0 Plan to align UK aid with trade policy could sideline poor countries https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/plan-to-align-uk-aid-with-trade-policy-could-sideline-poor-countries/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/plan-to-align-uk-aid-with-trade-policy-could-sideline-poor-countries/#respond Fri, 02 Dec 2016 12:20:43 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1067290 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/plan-to-align-uk-aid-with-trade-policy-could-sideline-poor-countries/feed/ 0 Young Gambians ready to vote out dictatorial Jammeh regime https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/young-gambians-ready-to-vote-out-dictatorial-jammeh-regime/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/young-gambians-ready-to-vote-out-dictatorial-jammeh-regime/#respond Wed, 30 Nov 2016 15:00:01 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1066363 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/young-gambians-ready-to-vote-out-dictatorial-jammeh-regime/feed/ 0 UK watchdog calls for clearer picture of how aid investments benefit the poor https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/uk-watchdog-calls-for-clearer-picture-of-how-aid-investments-benefit-the-poor/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/uk-watchdog-calls-for-clearer-picture-of-how-aid-investments-benefit-the-poor/#comments Tue, 29 Nov 2016 15:18:40 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1065892 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/uk-watchdog-calls-for-clearer-picture-of-how-aid-investments-benefit-the-poor/feed/ 1 Qualified welcome for EU’s new once-in-a-decade development rethink https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/qualified-welcome-for-eus-new-once-in-a-decade-development-rethink/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/qualified-welcome-for-eus-new-once-in-a-decade-development-rethink/#comments Tue, 22 Nov 2016 16:40:27 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1063558 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/qualified-welcome-for-eus-new-once-in-a-decade-development-rethink/feed/ 1 Brussels donors conference pledges €2 billion for Central African Republic https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/brussels-donors-conference-pledges-e2bn-for-central-african-republic/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/brussels-donors-conference-pledges-e2bn-for-central-african-republic/#respond Fri, 18 Nov 2016 08:50:49 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1062290 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/brussels-donors-conference-pledges-e2bn-for-central-african-republic/feed/ 0 Red Cross: Yemen situation ‘is probably as bad as Syria’ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/interview/red-cross-yemen-situation-is-probably-as-bad-as-syria/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/interview/red-cross-yemen-situation-is-probably-as-bad-as-syria/#respond Wed, 16 Nov 2016 12:29:38 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=interview&p=1061416 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/interview/red-cross-yemen-situation-is-probably-as-bad-as-syria/feed/ 0 AidEx opens in Brussels, with ‘localisation’ top of the agenda https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/weds-aidex-opens-in-brussels-with-localisation-top-of-the-agenda/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/weds-aidex-opens-in-brussels-with-localisation-top-of-the-agenda/#respond Wed, 16 Nov 2016 05:21:40 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1061068 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/weds-aidex-opens-in-brussels-with-localisation-top-of-the-agenda/feed/ 0 What does Trump mean for development aid? https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/what-does-trump-mean-for-development-aid/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/what-does-trump-mean-for-development-aid/#comments Mon, 14 Nov 2016 13:21:34 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1060525 Donald Trump will dramatically cut US aid spending and oversee a withdrawal from global development have sent shockwaves through NGOs and others who fear what the impact of his presidency will be on the world’s largest donor of international humanitarian and development funding.]]> https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/what-does-trump-mean-for-development-aid/feed/ 1 Olympics dissident: Ethiopia could ‘become another Libya’ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/interview/olympics-dissident-ethiopia-could-become-another-libya/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/interview/olympics-dissident-ethiopia-could-become-another-libya/#respond Thu, 10 Nov 2016 15:07:03 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1059887 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/interview/olympics-dissident-ethiopia-could-become-another-libya/feed/ 0 Judge orders closure of low-cost Bridge International schools in Uganda https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/judge-orders-closure-of-low-cost-bridge-international-schools-in-uganda/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/judge-orders-closure-of-low-cost-bridge-international-schools-in-uganda/#respond Mon, 07 Nov 2016 14:36:07 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1058091 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/judge-orders-closure-of-low-cost-bridge-international-schools-in-uganda/feed/ 0 Oxfam: Our ‘red lines’ on securitisation and conditionality of EU aid https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/interview/weekend-or-monoxfam-our-red-lines-on-securitisation-and-conditionality-of-eu-aid/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/interview/weekend-or-monoxfam-our-red-lines-on-securitisation-and-conditionality-of-eu-aid/#respond Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:24:10 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=interview&p=1052384 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/interview/weekend-or-monoxfam-our-red-lines-on-securitisation-and-conditionality-of-eu-aid/feed/ 0 Tragedy in DR Congo: EU can help https://www.euractiv.com/section/global-europe/opinion/tragedy-in-dr-congo-eu-can-help/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/global-europe/opinion/tragedy-in-dr-congo-eu-can-help/#respond Tue, 18 Oct 2016 12:50:28 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1050832 https://www.euractiv.com/section/global-europe/opinion/tragedy-in-dr-congo-eu-can-help/feed/ 0 French auditors launch assault on ‘Solidarity Tax’ for world aid https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/french-auditors-launch-assault-on-solidarity-tax/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/french-auditors-launch-assault-on-solidarity-tax/#respond Tue, 18 Oct 2016 04:13:58 +0000 http://www.euractiv.fr/?post_type=news&p=307631 EURACTIV France reports.]]> https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/french-auditors-launch-assault-on-solidarity-tax/feed/ 0 Global Health Index: ‘800 million people are going to bed hungry every night’ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/interview/weds-global-health-index-800-million-people-are-going-to-bed-hungry-every-night/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/interview/weds-global-health-index-800-million-people-are-going-to-bed-hungry-every-night/#comments Wed, 12 Oct 2016 03:05:24 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=interview&p=1048478 Global Hunger Index, published on Tuesday (11 October).]]> https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/interview/weds-global-health-index-800-million-people-are-going-to-bed-hungry-every-night/feed/ 1 Women: One of the Mediterranean’s brightest hopes https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/women-one-of-the-mediterraneans-brightest-hopes/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/women-one-of-the-mediterraneans-brightest-hopes/#respond Mon, 10 Oct 2016 06:46:54 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1047831 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/women-one-of-the-mediterraneans-brightest-hopes/feed/ 0 ‘State of emergency’ declared in Ethiopia as protest death toll rises https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/state-of-emergency-declared-in-ethiopia-as-protest-death-toll-rises/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/state-of-emergency-declared-in-ethiopia-as-protest-death-toll-rises/#respond Mon, 10 Oct 2016 05:27:50 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1047750 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/state-of-emergency-declared-in-ethiopia-as-protest-death-toll-rises/feed/ 0 Ethiopian Ambassador: ‘Anti-peace elements’ took advantage of Oromia, Amhara protests https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/interview/ethiopian-government-answers-critics-over-oromia-amhara-protest-deaths/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/interview/ethiopian-government-answers-critics-over-oromia-amhara-protest-deaths/#comments Wed, 05 Oct 2016 04:51:34 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1045933 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/interview/ethiopian-government-answers-critics-over-oromia-amhara-protest-deaths/feed/ 1 Rule of law declines for 70% of Africans over past decade, warns Ibrahim index https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/rule-of-law-declines-for-70-of-africans-over-past-decade-warns-ibrahim-index/ Tue, 04 Oct 2016 05:52:40 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=1045492 ICC prosecutor opens initial probe into Gabon unrest https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/icc-prosecutor-opens-initial-probe-into-gabon-unrest/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/icc-prosecutor-opens-initial-probe-into-gabon-unrest/#respond Fri, 30 Sep 2016 05:40:26 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1044455 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/icc-prosecutor-opens-initial-probe-into-gabon-unrest/feed/ 0 Live link-up with Mogadishu launches MEPs ‘Fight Against Hunger’ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/live-link-up-with-mogadishu-launches-meps-fight-against-hunger/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/live-link-up-with-mogadishu-launches-meps-fight-against-hunger/#respond Thu, 29 Sep 2016 12:30:02 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1044135 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/live-link-up-with-mogadishu-launches-meps-fight-against-hunger/feed/ 0 Health SDGs need to learn lessons of MDGs https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/weds-save-the-children-health-sdgs-need-to-learn-lessons-of-mdgs/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/weds-save-the-children-health-sdgs-need-to-learn-lessons-of-mdgs/#respond Wed, 28 Sep 2016 04:35:59 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1043120 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/weds-save-the-children-health-sdgs-need-to-learn-lessons-of-mdgs/feed/ 0 Ali Bongo sworn in as Gabon president amidst EU criticisms https://www.euractiv.com/section/global-europe/news/ali-bongo-sworn-in-as-gabon-president-amidst-eu-criticisms/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/global-europe/news/ali-bongo-sworn-in-as-gabon-president-amidst-eu-criticisms/#comments Tue, 27 Sep 2016 15:11:16 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1043177 https://www.euractiv.com/section/global-europe/news/ali-bongo-sworn-in-as-gabon-president-amidst-eu-criticisms/feed/ 1 More than 25% of UK aid budget will be spent by other ministries by 2020 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/more-than-25-of-uk-aid-budget-will-be-spent-by-other-ministries-by-2020/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/more-than-25-of-uk-aid-budget-will-be-spent-by-other-ministries-by-2020/#comments Mon, 26 Sep 2016 12:56:01 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1042541 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/more-than-25-of-uk-aid-budget-will-be-spent-by-other-ministries-by-2020/feed/ 1 EU Budget: yesterday’s solutions no longer work today https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/eu-budget-yesterdays-solutions-no-longer-work-today/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/eu-budget-yesterdays-solutions-no-longer-work-today/#respond Mon, 26 Sep 2016 04:52:23 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1041818 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/eu-budget-yesterdays-solutions-no-longer-work-today/feed/ 0 Mimica: Europe’s new plan for Africa ‘could reach €88 billion’ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/interview/weds-mimica-europes-new-aid-plan-for-africa-could-reach-e88-billion/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/interview/weds-mimica-europes-new-aid-plan-for-africa-could-reach-e88-billion/#comments Wed, 21 Sep 2016 09:14:18 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=interview&p=1040514 State of the Union address last week was the European External Investment Plan. EU development aid chief Neven Mimica gives the details in an interview with EURACTIV.com]]> https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/interview/weds-mimica-europes-new-aid-plan-for-africa-could-reach-e88-billion/feed/ 1 The European External Investment Plan: more than old wine in a new bottle https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/the-european-external-investment-plan-more-than-old-wine-in-a-new-bottle/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/the-european-external-investment-plan-more-than-old-wine-in-a-new-bottle/#respond Fri, 16 Sep 2016 05:04:36 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1039103 internal investment plan (commonly referred to as the Juncker Plan or as the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI), writes San Bilal.]]> https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/the-european-external-investment-plan-more-than-old-wine-in-a-new-bottle/feed/ 0 UK development minister challenged over ‘wasted aid’ claim https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/uk-development-minister-challenged-over-wasted-aid-claim/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/uk-development-minister-challenged-over-wasted-aid-claim/#comments Thu, 15 Sep 2016 10:12:37 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1038893 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/uk-development-minister-challenged-over-wasted-aid-claim/feed/ 1 MEPs approve trade deal with six African states – nine years late https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/meps-approve-trade-deal-with-six-african-states-nine-years-late/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/meps-approve-trade-deal-with-six-african-states-nine-years-late/#respond Thu, 15 Sep 2016 04:32:53 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1038479 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/meps-approve-trade-deal-with-six-african-states-nine-years-late/feed/ 0 New UK development minister plans aid review based on ‘Conservative values’ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/new-uk-development-minister-plans-aid-review-based-on-conservative-values/ Wed, 14 Sep 2016 10:45:16 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=1038068 Lawmakers slam diversion of EU aid to ‘Trust Fund for Africa’ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/meps-slam-diversion-of-aid-to-trust-fund-for-africa/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/meps-slam-diversion-of-aid-to-trust-fund-for-africa/#comments Wed, 14 Sep 2016 05:27:54 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1038030 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/meps-slam-diversion-of-aid-to-trust-fund-for-africa/feed/ 1 Oxfam questions ‘blending’ financing in SDG delivery https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/weds-oxfam-questions-blending-financing-in-sdg-delivery/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/weds-oxfam-questions-blending-financing-in-sdg-delivery/#respond Wed, 14 Sep 2016 04:44:34 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1037949 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/weds-oxfam-questions-blending-financing-in-sdg-delivery/feed/ 0 Ethiopia blames ‘outside forces’ for protest death toll https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/ethiopia-blames-outside-forces-for-protest-death-toll/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/ethiopia-blames-outside-forces-for-protest-death-toll/#comments Tue, 13 Sep 2016 04:14:22 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1037354 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/ethiopia-blames-outside-forces-for-protest-death-toll/feed/ 2 Brexit could cost poorest countries €378m a year, warn economists https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/brexit-could-cost-poorest-countries-e378m-a-year-warn-economists/ Mon, 12 Sep 2016 10:45:49 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=1037137 series of essays published by the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) and the UK Trade Policy Observatory has warned.]]> Seven critical questions for review of ‘European Consensus on Development’ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/seven-critical-questions-for-review-of-european-consensus-on-development/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/seven-critical-questions-for-review-of-european-consensus-on-development/#comments Fri, 09 Sep 2016 10:43:37 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1036613 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/seven-critical-questions-for-review-of-european-consensus-on-development/feed/ 1 UN must look beyond national solutions to the refugee crisis https://www.euractiv.com/section/global-europe/opinion/the-un-must-look-beyond-national-solutions-to-the-refugee-crisis/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/global-europe/opinion/the-un-must-look-beyond-national-solutions-to-the-refugee-crisis/#comments Fri, 09 Sep 2016 04:29:10 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1036310 https://www.euractiv.com/section/global-europe/opinion/the-un-must-look-beyond-national-solutions-to-the-refugee-crisis/feed/ 1 UK aid minister promises to keep 0.7% target post-Brexit https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/uk-aid-minister-promises-to-keep-0-7-target-post-brexit/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/uk-aid-minister-promises-to-keep-0-7-target-post-brexit/#comments Fri, 19 Aug 2016 04:16:51 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1030230 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/uk-aid-minister-promises-to-keep-0-7-target-post-brexit/feed/ 3 World Humanitarian Day: Another ‘no school’ day for 3.6m refugee children https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/world-humanitarian-day-another-no-school-day-for-3-6m-refugee-children/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/world-humanitarian-day-another-no-school-day-for-3-6m-refugee-children/#comments Fri, 19 Aug 2016 03:57:21 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1030145 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/world-humanitarian-day-another-no-school-day-for-3-6m-refugee-children/feed/ 1 DR Congo’s dystopian urbanisation on show in Brussels https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/news/dr-congos-dystopian-urbanisation-on-show-in-brussels/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/news/dr-congos-dystopian-urbanisation-on-show-in-brussels/#comments Wed, 13 Jul 2016 04:40:24 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1020192 https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/news/dr-congos-dystopian-urbanisation-on-show-in-brussels/feed/ 1 Post-Brexit sterling decline will cost poor countries $4bn, claims study https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/post-brexit-sterling-decline-will-cost-poor-countries-4bn-claims-study/ Fri, 08 Jul 2016 12:45:30 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=1018781 a report shows.]]> French development boss: 1% owning 99% of wealth ‘is not normal’ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/interview/philippe-orliange-fighting-inequality-is-a-moral-issue/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/interview/philippe-orliange-fighting-inequality-is-a-moral-issue/#comments Fri, 17 Jun 2016 16:19:13 +0000 http://www.euractiv.fr/?post_type=interview&p=289164 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/interview/philippe-orliange-fighting-inequality-is-a-moral-issue/feed/ 1 MSF rejects EU funds over ‘shameful’ migrant policy https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/msf-rejects-eu-funds-over-shameful-migrant-policy/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/msf-rejects-eu-funds-over-shameful-migrant-policy/#comments Fri, 17 Jun 2016 13:41:31 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=999962 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/msf-rejects-eu-funds-over-shameful-migrant-policy/feed/ 3 Blending: The new buzzword at EU’s ‘Davos of Development’ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/interview/blending-the-new-buzzword-at-eus-davos-of-development/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/interview/blending-the-new-buzzword-at-eus-davos-of-development/#respond Fri, 17 Jun 2016 04:05:51 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=interview&p=999018 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/interview/blending-the-new-buzzword-at-eus-davos-of-development/feed/ 0 Theatre lessons from Sri Lanka on post-conflict reconciliation at EU Dev Days https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/theatre-lessons-from-sri-lanka-on-post-conflict-reconciliation-at-eu-dev-days/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/theatre-lessons-from-sri-lanka-on-post-conflict-reconciliation-at-eu-dev-days/#respond Thu, 16 Jun 2016 05:52:04 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=998253 The first fruits of the EU’s new “cultural strategy” for external relations was on show at the Development Days conference in Brussels on Wednesday (15 June), as a theatre troupe from both warring sides in Sri Lanka showed how working together could aid in post-conflict resolution.  ]]> https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/theatre-lessons-from-sri-lanka-on-post-conflict-reconciliation-at-eu-dev-days/feed/ 0 Ban Ki-moon visits Brussels refugees ahead of development conference https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/ban-ki-moon-visits-refugees-during-brussels-development-conference/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/ban-ki-moon-visits-refugees-during-brussels-development-conference/#respond Wed, 15 Jun 2016 04:32:39 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=997451 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/ban-ki-moon-visits-refugees-during-brussels-development-conference/feed/ 0 ActionAid chief: Africa’s ‘child marriage’ is actually rape https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/interview/first-thingactionaid-chief-africas-child-marriage-is-actually-rape/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/interview/first-thingactionaid-chief-africas-child-marriage-is-actually-rape/#respond Wed, 15 Jun 2016 04:22:22 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=997042 European Union Development Days, the NGO ActionAid is focussing on the issue of inequality, with the launch of the report, The Price of Privilege.]]> https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/interview/first-thingactionaid-chief-africas-child-marriage-is-actually-rape/feed/ 0 Europe’s unique chance to clean up its trade in minerals https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/europes-unique-chance-to-clean-up-its-trade-in-minerals/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/europes-unique-chance-to-clean-up-its-trade-in-minerals/#respond Wed, 15 Jun 2016 03:33:44 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=996204 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/europes-unique-chance-to-clean-up-its-trade-in-minerals/feed/ 0 Tony Simons: Agroforestry is a ‘win-win’ for developing nations https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/interview/tony-simons-agroforestry-is-a-win-win-for-developing-nations/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/interview/tony-simons-agroforestry-is-a-win-win-for-developing-nations/#respond Fri, 10 Jun 2016 04:44:53 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=interview&p=994250 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/interview/tony-simons-agroforestry-is-a-win-win-for-developing-nations/feed/ 0 Flawed ‘New Alliance for Food Security’ initiative needs urgent reform https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/flawed-new-alliance-for-food-security-initiative-needs-urgent-reform/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/flawed-new-alliance-for-food-security-initiative-needs-urgent-reform/#comments Mon, 06 Jun 2016 12:56:19 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=991624 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/flawed-new-alliance-for-food-security-initiative-needs-urgent-reform/feed/ 1 Youth Ambassadors call on world leaders to fight for their future https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/mon-youth-ambassadors-call-on-world-leaders-to-fight-for-their-future/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/mon-youth-ambassadors-call-on-world-leaders-to-fight-for-their-future/#respond Mon, 30 May 2016 04:26:09 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=985385 There are 1.8 billion people aged 15-24 in the world. That’s the the biggest proportion of the global population made up by young people in history, write ONE youth campaigners.]]> https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/mon-youth-ambassadors-call-on-world-leaders-to-fight-for-their-future/feed/ 0 International emergency assistance requires reform https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/international-emergency-assistance-requires-reform/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/international-emergency-assistance-requires-reform/#respond Tue, 24 May 2016 16:19:34 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=984130 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/international-emergency-assistance-requires-reform/feed/ 0 Divert 10% of EU funds to deal with refugee crisis, says Germany https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/divert-10-of-eu-funds-to-deal-with-refugee-crisis-says-germany/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/divert-10-of-eu-funds-to-deal-with-refugee-crisis-says-germany/#comments Tue, 24 May 2016 14:28:22 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=984011 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/divert-10-of-eu-funds-to-deal-with-refugee-crisis-says-germany/feed/ 3 World humanitarian summit starts amid hope, hype and fear of empty words https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/world-humanitarian-summit-starts-amid-hope-hype-and-fear-of-empty-words/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/world-humanitarian-summit-starts-amid-hope-hype-and-fear-of-empty-words/#respond Mon, 23 May 2016 13:30:04 +0000 https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2016/may/23/world-humanitarian-summit-istanbul-hope-hype-fear-empty-words Hundreds of world leaders and politicians will descend on Istanbul on Monday in a nominal attempt to reform the global humanitarian system, despite criticism that their summit is a photo-opportunity that will achieve little.   ]]> https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/world-humanitarian-summit-starts-amid-hope-hype-and-fear-of-empty-words/feed/ 0 Everything you need to know about the World Humanitarian Summit https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/everything-you-need-to-know-about-the-world-humanitarian-summit/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/everything-you-need-to-know-about-the-world-humanitarian-summit/#respond Mon, 23 May 2016 11:18:33 +0000 https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2016/may/19/world-humanitarian-summit-istanbul-everything-you-need-to-know The Guardian, looks at the main questions surrounding the summit's objectives and organisation.]]> https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/everything-you-need-to-know-about-the-world-humanitarian-summit/feed/ 0 The EU at World Humanitarian Summit: What’s in it for children? https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/the-eu-at-world-humanitarian-summit-whats-in-it-for-children/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/the-eu-at-world-humanitarian-summit-whats-in-it-for-children/#respond Mon, 23 May 2016 03:15:59 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=981377 Justin Byworth.]]> https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/the-eu-at-world-humanitarian-summit-whats-in-it-for-children/feed/ 0 Senegal aid projects appeal for EU funding ahead of Dakar summit https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/senegal-aid-projects-appeal-for-eu-funding-ahead-of-dakar-summit/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/senegal-aid-projects-appeal-for-eu-funding-ahead-of-dakar-summit/#respond Thu, 28 Apr 2016 05:21:24 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=970837 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/senegal-aid-projects-appeal-for-eu-funding-ahead-of-dakar-summit/feed/ 0 Is EU development aid working? https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/special_report/is-eu-development-aid-working/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/special_report/is-eu-development-aid-working/#comments Mon, 11 Apr 2016 13:25:58 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=special_report&p=960987 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/special_report/is-eu-development-aid-working/feed/ 3 EU-ACP: A force for South-South and triangular cooperation https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/eu-acp-a-force-for-south-south-and-triangular-cooperation/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/eu-acp-a-force-for-south-south-and-triangular-cooperation/#respond Tue, 29 Mar 2016 13:24:10 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=955914 Development cooperation in the 21st century is compelled to move beyond the simplistic paradigm of transferring funds from the developed North to the developing South, writes Dr Patrick Gomes.]]> https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/eu-acp-a-force-for-south-south-and-triangular-cooperation/feed/ 0 Towards sustainable development goals https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/special_report/towards-sustainable-development-goals/ Mon, 08 Jun 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=891351 Putting the brakes on New Alliance land grabs https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/putting-the-brakes-on-new-alliance-land-grabs/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/putting-the-brakes-on-new-alliance-land-grabs/#respond Wed, 18 Mar 2015 08:07:48 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=867148 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/putting-the-brakes-on-new-alliance-land-grabs/feed/ 0 Fighting diseases: The challenges ahead https://www.euractiv.com/section/agenda-for-change/special_report/fighting-diseases-the-challenges-ahead/ Mon, 23 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=891339 Spanish NGOs blast the Commission for scaling down EU aid in Latin America [Promoted content] https://www.euractiv.com/section/agenda-for-change/video/spanish-ngos-blast-the-commission-for-scaling-down-eu-aid-in-latin-america/ Mon, 01 Jul 2013 11:21:55 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=851889 Study: EU should back social insurance for poor nations https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/study-eu-should-back-social-insurance-for-poor-nations/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/study-eu-should-back-social-insurance-for-poor-nations/#respond Tue, 19 Mar 2013 07:42:22 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=829397 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/study-eu-should-back-social-insurance-for-poor-nations/feed/ 0 Agenda for Change: EU’s helping hand gets an overhaul https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/linksdossier/agenda-for-change-eu-s-helping-hand-gets-an-overhaul/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/linksdossier/agenda-for-change-eu-s-helping-hand-gets-an-overhaul/#respond Fri, 08 Mar 2013 17:00:09 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=842322 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/linksdossier/agenda-for-change-eu-s-helping-hand-gets-an-overhaul/feed/ 0 OIF Ambassador: ‘We are a partner of political mobilisation’ on aid policy https://www.euractiv.com/section/languages-culture/interview/oif-ambassador-we-are-a-partner-of-political-mobilisation-on-aid-policy/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/languages-culture/interview/oif-ambassador-we-are-a-partner-of-political-mobilisation-on-aid-policy/#respond Fri, 08 Jun 2012 08:55:11 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=834812 https://www.euractiv.com/section/languages-culture/interview/oif-ambassador-we-are-a-partner-of-political-mobilisation-on-aid-policy/feed/ 0 ‘Francophonie’ stresses supporting role in EU aid policy https://www.euractiv.com/section/languages-culture/news/francophonie-stresses-supporting-role-in-eu-aid-policy/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/languages-culture/news/francophonie-stresses-supporting-role-in-eu-aid-policy/#respond Fri, 08 Jun 2012 08:35:46 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=827115 https://www.euractiv.com/section/languages-culture/news/francophonie-stresses-supporting-role-in-eu-aid-policy/feed/ 0