Bill Gates warned Theresa May that should the Conservatives go ahead and abandon the UK’s overseas aid spending pledge it would reduce the country’s influence in the world and mean more lives lost in Africa.
New figures confirm that the European Union and its member states have consolidated their place as the world's leading aid donor in 2016. But NGOs and MEPs say the picture is distorted and the aid figures are inflated.
EXCLUSIVE/ Britain’s departure from the EU will challenge the bloc’s role as the world leading aid donor, and could see EU aid shrink by up to 3%, according to an authoritative new study by the European Parliament.
Paris hopes to capitalise on Brexit to take over from London as the EU’s major financial hub. But this ambition could undermine France's promise to broaden the Financial Transaction Tax, Eva Sas told EURACTIV France.
An Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) report published today (15 December) exposes Portugal for dramatically cuting its official development assistance, and controversial aid reporting schemes.
The European Year for Development (EYD) has had an uneven success in reaching its goal – raising the awareness of Europeans about the importance of the EU development agenda. The EURACTIV network reports.