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  • Milan’s 2015 World Expo aims to spur food security debate

    News | Agrifood 11-02-2014

    The next World Expo, to take place in Milan in 2015, will attempt to educate people about different ways of producing food and contribute to the food security debate both in industrialised countries and the developing world, the event’s organiser has told EURACTIV in an interview.

  • Unesco chief: Education quality should feature highly in next MDGs

    Interview | Development Policy 14-10-2013

    The post-2015 Millennium Development Goals need to emphasise the quality of education in order to sow tolerance and respect for human rights, and better prepare citizens for global challenges such as climate change, Unesco Director General Irina Bokova told EURACTIV in an exclusive interview.

  • New ideas for EU’s development action

     Video | Promoted content | Development Policy 04-10-2013

    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?