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Development Policy 15-10-2015

France rows back on development aid cuts

After four consecutive years of cuts, France will stabilise its aid budget in 2016. This is a first step towards the €4 billion increase promised by president François Hollande. EURACTIV France reports
Development Policy 28-09-2015

Climate negotiations undermined by doubts over financing

Developed countries have pledged $100 billion per year to help fight climate change in the global South. But as the Paris UN climate summit approaches, it is unclear where this money will come from. EURACTIV France reports
Global Europe 08-06-2011

Time to reform UN Security Council, says GA chief

If the United Nations is to retain its credibility, countries must stop talking and start hard negotiations on reforming the Security Council to reflect new political realities, said Joseph Deiss, president of the UN General Assembly, in an exclusive interview with EURACTIV.