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  • New global development plan risks failure if it ignores young people

    Opinion | Development Policy 19-11-2014

    In 2015 – the European Year for Development – it is our responsibility as European politicians to make sure that the European Union and all EU member states ensure that gender equality, the rights of young people - especially girls - are central to discussions that will craft the new global agenda, write Sirpa Pietikäinen MEP (EPP, Finland) and Marie Arena MEP (S&D, Belgium).

  • INFOGRAPHIC: 19 November, World Toilet Day

     Infographic | Promoted content | Development Policy 19-11-2014

    In 2013, the United Nations General Assembly designated 19 November as World Toilet Day. In the Western world, people take the toilet for granted, and don’t realise to what extent the lack of such facilities hampers the lives of millions of people.  

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