Foreign aid to be big loser from EU budget under Michel plan

By |julij 10th, 2020|development aid, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News, ODA|

EU external and development spending is in line to be the biggest loser from next week’s crunch EU budget summit in Brussels. The blueprint outlined on Friday (10 July) by European Council President Charles Michel includes a reduction of €4.7 billion for the Neighbourhood Development and International Cooperation Instrument in the EU's next seven-year budget.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Foreign aid to be big loser from EU budget under Michel plan

Eritrean activists sue EU for funding roads built with ‘forced labour’

By |maj 14th, 2020|development aid, Eritrea, forced labor, News|

Eritrean activists sued the European Union (EU) on Wednesday (13 May) and asked it to halt €80 million in aid to the east African nation, saying the money funded a scheme built on forced labour.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Eritrean activists sue EU for funding roads built with ‘forced labour’

European Court of Auditors calls for NGO definition

By |december 20th, 2018|development aid, European Court of Auditors, News, NGOs, non-governmental organisation|

The EU delegates 1.7% of its budget to NGOs, while no common definition exists in Europe. This is a shortcoming which complicates the monitoring of projects. EURACTIV France reports.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za European Court of Auditors calls for NGO definition

Host migrants or pay, France and Germany propose

By |december 7th, 2018|Antonio Tajani, asylum policy, burden sharing, development aid, France, Germany, Italy, Matteo Salvini, News, refugee crisis, Viktor Orbán, Visegrad Four|

European Union governments that refuse to host refugees could instead pay to be excused from the bloc's system of sharing out migrants, France and Germany proposed on Thursday (6 December) as they sought to end a long-running EU feud over migration.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Host migrants or pay, France and Germany propose

Pakistan charity crackdown spreads uncertainty among aid groups

By |oktober 31st, 2018|development aid, espionage, News, NGOs, Pakistan|

Foreign aid groups are being forced out of Pakistan, where the need for their services remains immense, in a move analysts say is fuelled by suspicions of foreign spying.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Pakistan charity crackdown spreads uncertainty among aid groups

EU development aid fell in 2017, reveals new report

By |oktober 17th, 2018|development aid, Development Assistance Committee, EU development aid, LDCs, News, ODA, OECD|

EU aid spending fell for the first time in 5 years in 2017, according to the CONCORD AidWatch Report 2018 published on Wednesday (17 October).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU development aid fell in 2017, reveals new report

UK to ramp up private sector development role after Brexit, says minister

By |oktober 10th, 2018|Brexit, development aid, Development Assistance Committee, News, Penny Mordaunt, private investment, UKAID|

The UK will keep to its 0.7% aid spending commitment but plans to dramatically scale up its private sector investment in poor countries, its development minister Penny Mordant  said on Tuesday (9 October).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za UK to ramp up private sector development role after Brexit, says minister

Merkel begins West African tour in Senegal

By |avgust 30th, 2018|Africa, Angela Merkel, Boko Haram, development aid, Ghana, News, Nigeria, refugee crisis, Senegal, terrorism, Theresa May|

German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived in Senegal Wednesday (29 August), at the start of a West African tour, with Berlin hoping that development of the continent will help stem migration and boost the fight against jihadism.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Merkel begins West African tour in Senegal

May vows post-Brexit UK will be leading investor in Africa

By |avgust 28th, 2018|0.7% target, Brexit, development aid, G7, Kenya, News, Nigeria, South Africa, Theresa May|

British Prime Minister Theresa May today (28 August) pledged to prioritise investment in Africa as she started a three-nation visit to the continent to drum up new trade deals ahead of leaving the European Union.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za May vows post-Brexit UK will be leading investor in Africa

Child malnutrition still prevalent in Chad’s capital

By |julij 20th, 2018|Chad, development aid, infant health, infant mortality, malnourishment, malnutrition, News|

In the capital of Chad, N'Djamena, the Chad-China Friendship Hospital treats cases of acute malnutrition in young children, a countryside phenomena that has taken over the city in the past few years. EURACTIV.fr reports.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Child malnutrition still prevalent in Chad’s capital