About: European Year of Development 2015

Development Policy 09-12-2015

Seamus Jeffreson: EU leaders divert aid money at our peril

If, instead of providing billions to Turkey to stop refugees, EU leaders had supported the countries hosting them three years ago, with a fraction of these funds, Europe and the world would be better off now, Seamus Jeffreson told EURACTIV in an exclusive interview.
Development Policy 09-12-2015

Mixed reactions in Spain over ‘Year of Development’ impact

While many Spanish NGOs and the national Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID) consider the European Year for Development (EYD2015) a positive initiative, other voices are critical. EURACTIV Spain reports.
Development Policy 15-01-2015

Development will be at the centre of 2015

This year's most ambitious development-policy project involves pushing ahead with a new universal agenda for sustainable development that commits all countries to working together for the good of current and future generations, writes Imme Scholz.
Development Policy 14-01-2015

Development aid popular among EU citizens, despite widespread ignorance

The European Commission has officially launched the European Year of Development. But a report has revealed just how little European citizens understand development policy, despite broadly supporting it. EURACTIV France reports