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Economy & Jobs 11-12-2017

European Solidarity Corps caught in contradictions

In September 2016, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker unexpectedly announced the creation of a European Solidarity Corps. A welcome proposal, but it has been hijacked for enhancing employability instead of focusing on personal development, writes Florian Sanden.
Development Policy 11-06-2015

More Badanya spirit needed to fund the ambitious global development agenda

Building up people’s capacity to earn an income is crucial to a successful Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) plan, writes Kaday Mansaray Sibanda.
Global Europe 20-06-2011

The day of the safe haven

EU Humanitarian Aid Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva discusses the plight of displaced people across the world - 42 million people as a result of natural disasters in 2010 alone - a problem which she says may be heightened by climate change and population growth.