French development assistance shows modest increase

By |september 26th, 2018|development assistance, French budget 2019, News|

While France seems to be in the process of getting back on track with regard to international solidarity, some ambiguities in the 2019 budget are a cause of concern for NGOs. EURACTIV France reports.

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EU is shutting out UK aid agencies, minister tells MPs

By |julij 18th, 2018|Brexit, development assistance, DfiD, European Commission, humanitarian aid, News, Penny Mordaunt|

The UK’s development minister accused the European Commission on Tuesday (17 July) of discriminating against UK aid agencies, in a move that could scupper future partnerships after the UK leaves the EU.

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Macron’s promise on development expenditure broken in 2018 budget law

By |december 22nd, 2017|development aid, development assistance, Emmanuel Macron, France, News|

France adopted its 2018 budget, but expenditure on development aid is well below what Emmanuel Macron had promised. EURACTIV France reports.

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Development banks join forces to tackle climate change

By |oktober 20th, 2017|AfD, Climate Change, climate finance, COP, COP23, development assistance, development banks, France, IDFC, mitigation, News, Paris Agreement|

Director general of French development agency (AFD) was appointed to lead the International Development Finance Club (IDFC), uniting credit institutions worth $3,000 billion. Their objective: to throw their weight behind sustainable development. EURACT...

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Macron relaunches financial transaction tax project, including the UK

By |september 27th, 2017|development aid, development assistance, Emmanuel Macron, enhanced cooperation, EU development assistance, financial transactions tax (FTT), ftt, future of EU, News, Vision for Europe|

French President Emmanuel Macron promised to allocate all future earnings of a financial transaction tax to European solidarity. But with Brexit in mind, it may be too ambitious to relaunch the project with all 28 member states. EURACTIV France reports.

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Slight rise in France’s contribution to development aid

By |september 12th, 2017|aid, development assistance, Emmanuel Macron, France, MDGs, News|

After years of financial scarcity, France increased its development aid budget for the second consecutive year. However, uncertainties persist over its aid trajectory over the next five years. EURACTIV France reports.

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Development efforts are frustrated by tax evasion

By |september 8th, 2017|development assistance, money laundering, News, OECD, tax evasion|

Each year, tax evasion causes developing countries to lose more than the total amount of aid they receive. EURACTIV France reports.

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Macron’s aid promises deemed insufficient

By |avgust 31st, 2017|development, development aid, development assistance, Education, Emmanuel Macron, News|

French President Emmanuel Macron announced a “considerable effort” to increase the budget dedicated to development aid from now until 2022. But surprisingly, the budget for 2018 will remain unchanged. And the focus on security enrages NGOs. EURACTIV France reports.

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Is ‘less’ really ‘more’ in the new European Consensus on Development?

By |maj 23rd, 2017|development assistance, Development Policy, News, sustainable development|

European development policy must prioritise democracy, inclusiveness and sustainability. To do this the bloc has to change the way it interacts with stakeholders and support local initiatives, which are the building blocks of societies, writes Wouter B...

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How Brexit hits EU external action: The UK’s European legacy

By |marec 22nd, 2017|Brexit, development assistance, News|

Whatever happens in the Brexit negotiations, both sides should actively seek a constructive role for the UK in EU external action. A failure to do so would lead to huge losses for development cooperation.

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