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.

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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.

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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.

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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).

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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).

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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.

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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.

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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.

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EU relies on stability in the Sahel for its own security

By |julij 12th, 2018|development aid, G5 Sahel, illegal immigration, immigration policy, Migration, News, Sahel|

“Europe’s security, and that of Spain, depend on security in the Sahel," said the EU Special Representative for the Sahel, Ángel Losada. EURACTIV’s partner Euroefe reports.

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German firms promised ‘Marshall Plan’ tax breaks for African projects

By |julij 9th, 2018|Africa, Angela Merkel, development aid, Gerd Müller, german elections, Germany, News, refugee crisis, tax breaks|

Germany plans to use public money to support companies which invest in Africa, part of a new "Marshall Plan" with which it hopes to tackle the roots of the refugee crisis that has convulsed European politics since 2015.

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