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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Taking development finance private

By |junij 7th, 2018|development aid, Development Assistance Committee, development banks, development finance institutions, European External Investment Plan, european investment bank, News|

The EU’s External Investment Plan (EIP) is the latest addition to the increasingly cluttered landscape of public-private development finance. The EIP's future shape and the role it can play was one of the hot topics at the European Development Days on 5-6 June.

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Whose aid is it anyway?

By |april 18th, 2018|development aid, Development Assistance Committee, Eurodad, News, ODA, refugee crisis|

To the generation brought up on the LiveAid and Live8 concerts, development aid is a moral obligation as well as a policy tool.

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