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EU Civil Society Alliance launched at start of first European Year of Development

EU Civil Society Alliance launched at start of first European Year of Development

| January 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Children should not be left behind in the EU’s development plans this year, said World Vision today (15 January) as it joins other civil society organizations and members of CONCORD in Brussels to launch the EU Civil Society Alliance. The launch takes place at the beginning of the European Year for Development 2015 and represents a […]

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MEPs debate European Year for Development 2015

MEPs debate European Year for Development 2015

| January 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Plans for the European Year for Development (EYD 2015), aiming to show how development co-operation benefits both rich and poor and help shape the global development agenda for the next 15 years, were debated in plenary on Wednesday (14 January) with High Representative Federica Mogherini (pictured) and the Council.  The EYD 2015, launched on 9 […]

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As European Year for Development kicks off, new figures show increased EU citizens’ support for development

As European Year for Development kicks off, new figures show increased EU citizens’ support for development

| January 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Today (12 January), EU Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, presented a new Eurobarometer survey to mark the beginning of the European Year for Development. Figuresshow that the number of people who are in favour of increasing aid has gone up significantly, and Europeans continue to feel very positively about development and co-operation. 67% of […]

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